RUNNING ORDER for National Elite Championships finals night

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The National Stadium plays host to the biggest night in domestic amateur boxing on Friday.

The National Elite Championships finals will take centre stage at the famous venue.

20 new champions will be crowned and 17 fights will play out over a packed evening.

Checkout of the final pairings and the running order below.

Liffey Crane Hire National Elite Championships National Stadium Dublin

November 22

Finals (5.45pm)

60kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan) W/O
75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea) W/O
81+kg Naoise Finney (Ballybrack) W/O
49kg Ricky Nesbitt (Holy Family Drogheda) V Sean Mari (Monkstown D)
64kg Evelyn Igharo (Clann Naofa) V Ciara Ginty (Geesala)
81kg Nell Fox (Rathkeale) V Leona Houlihan (Crumlin)
60kg Barry McReynolds (Holy Trinity) V Brandon McCarthy (St Michaels Athy)
48kg Shannon Sweeney (St Annes) V Daina Moorehouse (Enniskerry)
75kg Jason Harty (Rathkeale) V John Joe Nevin (Crumlin)
81kg Thomas O’Toole (Celtic Eagles) V Emmett Brennan (Docklands)
57kg Michaela Walsh (Monkstown A) V Emma Agnew (Dealgan)
51kg Niamh Early (Ryston) V Ceire Smith (Cavan)
52kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles) V Regan Buckley (St Teresa’s)
57kg Patryk Adamus (Drimnagh) V Dean Clancy (Sean McDermott)
69kg Aidan Walsh (Monkstown Antrim) V Callum Walsh (Riverstown)
69kg Christina Desmond (Fr Horgans) V Grainne Walsh (Spartacus)
63kg Wayne Kelly (Portlaoise) V George Bates (St Mary’s Dublin)
91+kg Antoine O’Griofa (Celtic Eagles/Defence Forces) V Kenneth Okungbowa (Athlone)
54kg Zara Breslin (Tramore) V Sarah Haghighat (St Brigids, Edenderry)
91kg Kiril Afanasev (Smithfield) V Daniel O’Brien (Defence Forces)

Ringside Announcer: Peter O’Donnell
Tournament Inspector: Stephen Connolly
Computer Operator: Tara Mari
Chief Whip: Paddy Osborne
Glove Stewards: Philip Roche & Tommy Fitzsimons
Record Books: Anna Moore & Maura Campbell
Ringside Doctor: Dr Julian Dalby
Referee/Judges from the 6 Units.


Jonny Stapleton contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sport for a living for 19 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: