There’s six Irish in action today across two major international tournaments.
Four talented youngsters will look to move into medal contention at the European Schoolboys in Romania as last 16 action continues today. Michael Donoghue, Jake Charles, Patrick Donovan, and Cain Lewis, will all look to join the 11 other Irish quarter finalists.
Then, in the Bahamas, Holy Trinity middleweight Kane Tucker, St George’s bantamweight Colm Murphy, and Illies GG light flyweight John Moran box for Commonwealth Youth bronze against Reekie Ryan of Scotland, Canadian Sean Finnigan, and Samoan Seanoa Hall.
First however it is Valcea in Romania, and Donoghue kicks off the session at 2:00pm (Irish time). The St Michael’s Athy fighter, competing in the smallest weight class, 38.5kg, will box England’s Jack Dryden.
At around 2:45pm then it is the turn of Mullingar’s Jake Charles in the 41.5kg division, where he takes on Moldovan Vadim Ustinov.
At approximately 4:15pm, Patrick Donovan of Olympic Galway boxes Montenegrin Pavle Bozovic in the 50kg class.
Rounding off the Irish in action at around 5:00pm is Ballymun’s Cain Lewis, a competitor last year, who takes on Croat Jure Bratovich at 52kg.
All of the Irish in action today feature in Ring A.
Please note that all times are approximations and that the schedule is subject to change due to time delays and stoppages.
Watch the Irish boxers in the European Schoolboys Championships on the livestream below:
Over in the Caribbean, Moran is due in the ring at 7:15pm (Irish time), Murphy is expected at 11:45pm, and Tucker is is set to fight at around half past midnight – however the scheduling and timing at the Games has been far from perfect so far, so it could end up being later.