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Walsh and Lambe win for Ireland in Germany

IABA Press Officer Bernard O’Neill
Michaela Walsh and Joanna Lambe claimed victories for Ireland over Germany in Hamburg last night.
The Holy Family BC and Carrickmacross BC duo secured wins in the bantam and feather classes in Wittenburg
The entire seven-strong squad produced fine performances, particularly Clare Grace, who gave it absolutely everything in the welterweight class.
Ireland will meet Germany again on Saturday and Russia on Sunday.
Germany are using two sides at the Round Robin tournament.


Irish women’s boxing is proudly sponsored by Quick Park of Dublin Airport.


Elite Round Robin – Germany v Ireland, Hamburg Germany March 28th
51kg Ceire Smith (Ireland) lost to Pinar Yilmaz (Germany)
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Azize Nimani (Germany)
57kg Joanna Lambe (Ireland) beat Sandra Atanassow (Germany)
60kg Alanna Audley-Murphy (Ireland) lost to Tasheena Bugar (Germany)
64kg Moira McElliggott (Ireland) lost to Irina Schönberger (Germany)
69kg Clare Grace (Ireland) lost to Nadine Apetz (Germany)
75kg Sinead Kavanagh (Ireland) lost to Andrea Strohmaier (Germany)
March 29th v Germany (5pm (Irish time)
51kg: Ceire Smith (Ireland) v Sarah Bormann (Germany)
54 kg: Michael Walsh (Ireland) v Ornella Wahner (Germany)
57 kg: Joanna Lambe (Ireland) v Sandra Peczkowski (Germany)
60 kg: Alanna Audley -Murphy (Ireland) v Nina Meinke (Germany)
64 Kg  Moira McElliggott (Ireland) v Martina Schmoranzowa (Germany)
69 kg: Clare Grace (Ireland) v  Carlota Hansen (Germany)
75 kg: Sinead Kavanagh (Ireland) v Sarah Scheurich (Germany)
March 30th Ireland v Russia
Irish Squad

51kg Ceire Smith (Cavan)

54kg Michaela Walsh (Holy Family GG)

57kg Joanne Lambe (Carrickmacross)

60kg Alanna Murphy (East Side)

64kg Moira McElliggott (Rathkeele)

69kg Clare Grace (Callin)

75kg Sinead Kavanagh (Drimnagh)

Team Manager: Maura Campbell (South Meath)

Coaches: John McCormack (St Saviours), Damien Walsh (Holy Family GG), Antoinette Faye (Clann Naofa)

R&J: Martha McGuinness and Philip Rooney


Integral part of the Irish boxing community for over 13 years