Ten Irish fighters in European Junior Championship action today

Ten Irish boxers will be in action at the European Junior Championships in Galati, Romania today.

Tiegan Farrell, Michael Donoghue, Robyn Kelly, Taylor Guiney and Thomas McDonnell get the show on the road for the boys and girls in green in the early session which begins at 1pm (Irish time).

Shelby Myres, Thomas King, Jason Nevin, James Ward and Martin McCullough are in action in the 2nd session which begins at 4pm (Irish time)


Full draws are available here.

European Male and Female Junior Championships Galati, Romania, May 22/June 2

May 24

Prelims Last 16/32

48kg Michael Donoghue (Ireland) v Zoltan Cservak (Hungary)
48kg Robyn Kelly (Ireland) v Iryna Melnyk (Ukraine)
66kg Taylor Guiney (Ireland) v  Orhan Mehmet (Turkey)
66kg Tiegan Farrell (Ireland) v Petra Kovacs (Hungary)
80+kg Thomas McDonnell (Ireland) v Dzmitry Barysav (Belarus)

50kg Jason Nevin (Ireland) v Saba Tkebuchave (Belarus)
57kg Martin McCullough (Ireland) v Kevin Bohm (Sweden)
60kg Shelby Myres (Ireland) v Maryna Muliarchk (Belarus)
63kg Thomas King (Ireland) v Niv Rahamin (Israel)
80kg James Ward (Ireland) v Jack Turnbull (England)

May 25

(Last 16)

52kg Rachael Lawless (Ireland) v Sophia Mazzoni (Italy)
54kg Aaliyah Butler (Ireland) v Ellie Taylor (Wales)
63kg Winnie McDonagh (Ireland) v Ceren Tuncer (Turkey)
75kg Mark Duffy (Ireland) v Lucian Miltitelu (Romania)

Last 32

54kg Mustafa Edris (Ireland) v Royston Smith-Barney (England)

May 26

Last 16

46kg Dylan Eagleson (Ireland) v Rafael Lozano (Spain)
52kg Donagh Keary (Ireland) v England or Azerbaijan
57kg Nicole O’Sullivan (Ireland v Poland or Romania
60kg Michael McCarthy (Ireland) v Giorgi Zhorzhaliani (Georgia)
70kg Eoghan Lavin (Ireland) v Alperen Terzi (Turkey)

May 27


70kg Shauna Doherty (Ireland) v Melania Moldovan (Romania)
80kg Margaret Stokes (Ireland) v Natalia Hodyk (Ukraine)

May 28


46kg Breda Quilligan (Ireland) Romania or Hungary
50kg Marie Marine-Gabriel (Ireland) v Veronika Zajicova (Czech Republic)
75kg Dearbhla Tinnelly (Ireland) v Nur Kocaoglu (Turkey)


Irish squad


46kg Breda Quilligan (Rathkeale)
48kg Robyn Kelly (Ballynacargy)
50kg Marie Marine-Gabriel (Mulhuddart)
52kg Rachael Lawless (Portlaoise) Cpt
54kg Aaliyah Butler (Monivea)
57kg Nicole O’Sullivan (Corinthians)
60kg Shelby Myres (Crumlin)
63kg Winnie McDonagh (Neilstown)
66kg Tiegan Farrell (Arklow)
70kg Shauna Doherty (Sacred Heart, Dublin)
75kg Dearbhla Tinnelly (Clann Naofa)
80kg Margaret Stokes (Callan)


46kg Dylan Eagleson (St Pauls, Antrim)
48kg Michael Donoghue (St Michaels Athy)
50kg Jason Nevin (Olympic Mullingar)
52kg Donagh Keary (Rathfirlnd)
54kg Mustafa Edris (Monkstown, Dublin)
57kg Martin McCullough (Gleann)
60kg Michael McCarthy (Mayfield)
63kg Thomas King (Ratoath)
66kg Taylor Guiney (Drimngh)
70kg Eoghan Lavin (Ballyhaunis) Cpt
75kg Mark Duffy (Charlestown)
80kg John Ward (Brosna)
80+kg Thomas McDonnell (Docklands)

IABA President: Dominic O’Rourke
Team managers: Eugene O’Kane Snr and Anne Murphy
Coaches: Billy McClean, James Doyle, Gerard McDaid, John Gallagher, Aoife Hennigan
R&J: Loughlin Gannon


Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com 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: editoririshboxing@gmail.com