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Three Irish Boxers in European Championship action on Monday

Three Irish boxers will box for European Championship quarter-final spots in Serbia on Monday.

Shannon Sweeney, Michaela Walsh and and Niamh Fay all step through the ropes on Day 5 of the contest in Belgrade.

St Anne’s boxer Sweeney opens her campaign against Russia’s Geliusa Galieva and contests a 50kg prelim in Ring A’s Evening Session.

Double Olympian, 57kg Walsh meets France’s Sthelyne Grosy in Bout 7 of the same ring and session.

Ballyboughal’s Fay will begin her championships also against Russian opposition, in the form of Karina Tazabekova. The Dubliner is in action in Bout 6 of Ring B’s Evening Session.

Afternoon Sessions at the tournament begin at 2pm, Irish time – while Evening Sessions get underway at 4.45pm


50kg Shannon Sweeney, St. Anne’s BC, Mayo

54kg Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC, Dublin

57kg Michaela Walsh, Holy Family GG, Belfast

60kg Kellie Harrington, St. Mary’s BC, Tallaght, Dublin

66kg Lisa O’Rourke, Castlerea BC, Roscommon

75kg Aoife O’Rourke, Castlerea BC, Roscommon

51kg Rickey Nesbitt, Holy Family BC, Drogheda

57kg Adam Hession, Monivea BC, Galway

63.5kg Dean Clancy, Sean McDermott BC, Leitrim

71kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Family, Drogheda

92kg Jack Marley, Monkstown BC, Dublin

Draws are available here


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