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Strong Irish team depart for Russian hosted World Junior Champs

Team Ireland’s 13-strong squad departed for the 10th AIBA World Junior Men’s Championships in St Petersburg,  Russia on Wednesday.

The 2015 AIBA World Junior Championships, formerly the World Cadet Championships, begin on September 4th.

Irish boxing has claimed two gold medals at this level over the last six years, courtesy of Joe Wardand Willie Donoghue.

“The Irish squad have had an excellent training camp and are looking forward to getting the World JUnior Championships underway in Russia,” said Irish coach Billy McClean.



Irish squad

46kg Craig Kavanagh (Crumlin)
48kg Eamer Coughlan (Riverstown)
50kg Joe Nevin (Kilcullen)
52kg Aaron McKenna (Old School) cpt
54kg Sean Purcell (Marble City)
57kg Eric Nash (Ardnaree)
60kg Paddy Donovan (OLOL)
63kg Jack Conroy (Mullingar)
66kg Paul Ryan (Bay City)
70kg Tommy Hyde (Setanta)
75kg Anthony Johnston (Gleann)
80kg Jmmy O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
80+kg Martin J Mongan (Ennis)

Team Manager Paddy Osbourne

Coaches Billy McClean, Dmitry Dmitruk, Fergal McKenna.


Integral part of the Irish boxing community for over 13 years