WATCH LIVE: European Youth Championships semis – 6 Irish go for Silver


Ireland have guaranteed an impressive six bronze medals at the European Youth Championships and today they will look to upgrade.

All six medalists are in semi-final action looking to book their spot in tomorrow’s finals and guarantee, at least, silver medals

First up, at 1:15pm in Ring A, is Enniskerry light fly Daina Moorehouse. The European Junior gold medalist faces German Maxi Klotzer.

It’s a busy afternoon and, at 1:45pm in Ring B, Leitrim feather Dearbhla Rooney is up against Russian Radionova Valeriia. Immediately after this, in the same ring, Louth light welter Evelyn Igharo takes on Ukrainian Maria Sedaya.

At about 2:40pm, also in Ring B, Irish team captain Lauren Kelly boxes Albanian Elsidita Selaj.

Moving on then to the evening session, Tyrone light fly Jude Gallagher fights Hungarian Attila Bernath at 5:15pm. Unfortunately, at the exact same time, in Ring B, Sligo flyweight Dean Clancy boxes Ukrainian Yurii Tomiuk.

Watch Moorehouse and Gallagher below:

Watch Rooney, Igharo, Kelly, and Clancy below:

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie