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Shooting for Silver – Eight Irish fighters in European Schools action today

Eight Team Ireland fighters shoot for silver in Slovenia today.

Ella Archbold, Sophie Lawlor, Kaysie Joyce, Cassie Henderson, Aval Lannon, Jason Donoghue, John Ward and Jake Fitzgerald will contest semi-finals across a busy European Schools Championships Day 6 for Ireland.

In Ring A’s Bout 2, 46kg Ella Archbold (Ballybrack) boxes her semi-final against Serena England’s Serena Mali. In Bout 8, 54kg Sophie Lawlor (Wexford CBS) also faces English opposition in her semi-final in the form of Siobhan Haley.

In Bout 10, 57kg Kaysie Joyce (Clonmel) contests her semi-final against Poland’s Wiktoria Kustosz. 64kg Cassie Henderson (Phoenix Antrim) is back in action in Bout 13, against Croatia’s Lana Skupnjak – also a semi final. 70kg Ava Lannon (Dungarvan) makes her tournament debut at semi-final stage, against Ukraine’s Ilona Didenko in Bout 15.

In Ring B, 50kg Jason Donoghue (Olympic L) contests his semi-final in Bout 4, against Ukraine’s Ivan Shulha. In Bout 19, 75kg John Ward ( Monivea) meets Spain’s Efosa Igberese Iginovia in his semi-final. 90kg Jake Fitzgerald (Dungarvan) boxes for a place in the finals against Ukraine’s Yosyp-Vladysla Kozakevych in Bout 23.

Team Ireland European School Championship Squad

36kg Louise Joyce (Olympic L)

40kg Kayleigh Hodnett(St Josephs L)

42kg Carley O’Herron (Rochfordbridge )

44kg Aleigha Murphy (Crumlin)

46kg Ella Archbold (Ballybrack)

48kg Paige Nickles (Banbridge)

51kg Ruth Dossen (Olympic Galway)

54kg Sophie Lawlor (Wexford CBS)

57kg Kaysie Joyce (Clonmel)

60kg Isabelle Hawkins (St Nicholas)

64kg Cassie Henderson (Phoenix Antrim)

70kg Ava Lannon (Dungarvan)

40kg Rylee Finn (St Nicholas )

42kg Comghnall Guerrine ( Sacred Heart  D)

44kg Kalib Walsh ( Wexford CBS )

46kg Padraig Walsh ( Immaculata )

48kg Conan McSorley ( Two Castles )

50kg Jason Donoghue ( Olympic L )

52kg Kai Dynes Murphy (Immaculata)

54kg Darren O’Toole ( Enniskerry )

57kg James Rooney (St John Bosco ABC, Belfast)

63kg Darragh Ryan( Drimnagh )

66kg Peter McGee (St Conleths )

70kg Senan Kennedy ( Cabra )

75kg John Ward ( Monivea)

90kg Jake Fitzgerald (Dungarvan)

Team Manager: Bernadette Lannon

Team Manager: Francis Keeling

Coach: Aoife Hennigan

Coach: Paul Simpson

Coach: Garry Kehoe

R&J: Martin O’Neill

Draws are available here

Day One results are available here

Day Two results are available here

Day Three results are available here

Day Four results are available here


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