Dean Walsh, Michael O’Reilly and Stephen Donnelly will get Ireland’s campaign at the 41st Chemistry Cup underway in Halle, Germany today.
The Irish Elite champions are in against England, Bulgaria and Switzerland in the last 16 of the tournament.
Boxing begins at 11am today (Irish time), followed by a further session at 3pm.
Thursday’s session begins at 9am, 2pm and 6:30pm (Irish times)
The Chemistry Cup is annually organised by the Lander Boxing Association of (LABV) Saxony-Anhalt in cooperation with German Boxing Association (DVB). The finals are on Saturday.
41st Chemistry Cup Halle, Germany
64kg Dean Walsh (Ireland) v Sam Maxwell (England) M
69kg Stephen Donnelly (Ireland) v Simeon Chamov (Bulgaria) A
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Ireland) v Amir Orfia (Switzerland) M
May 29th Q/Finals
49kg Hugh Myers (Ireland) v Temirtas Zhussupov (Kazakhstan) (M
52kg Chris Phelan (Ireland) v Ronny Beblik (Germany) A
56kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Enrico la Cruz (Netherlands) M
60kg David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) v Donato Cosenza (Italy) E
81kg Joe Ward (Ireland) v Pavel Silyagin (Russia) E
91kg Gary Sweeney (Ireland) v Ablon Pervizj (Germany) M
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Ireland) v Joe Joyce (England) A
(M,A,E = Morning, Afternoon, Evening sessions)
49kg Hughie Myers (Ryson)
52kg Chris Phelan (Ryson)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (St Michaels Athy)
64kg Dean Walsh (St Josephs/St Ibars)
69kg Stephen Donnelly (All Saints)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
81kg Joe Ward (Moate)
91kg Gary Sweeney (Olympic)
91+kg Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)
Team manager: Jim Walsh
Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Eddie Bolger
R&J: Sadie Duffy
Physio: Julianne Ryan