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39th European Elite Championships 2011

Ankara, Turkey (16th - 26th June)

 

Draw & results

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21st

Qtr

23rd

Semi

24th

Final

52Kg Michael Conlan (St John Bosco)       W19-10 L20-26    
56Kg John Joe Nevin (Cavan)     W19-13 W15-10 L12-13    
60Kg Michael McDonagh (St Mary's)     L6-16        
64Kg Ray Moylette (St Anne's)     WRSC2 W17-16 W14-13 W18-16 W18-10
69Kg Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG)     W12-8 W20-14 L21-28    
75Kg Darren O'Neill (Paulstown)     W16-9 W24-12 L10-17    
81Kg Joe Ward (Moate)       W10-7 W15-13 W18-8 W20-12
91Kg Con Sheehan (Clonmel) draw 17 WRSCI2 L19-22      

91+kg

Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity)

   

W15-17

75-74cb

L18-22

     
  Total 262
Director of Boxing: Dominic O'Rourke

Physio: Conor McCarthy

Team Manager: Des Donnelly Performance Psychologist: Gerry Hussey
 Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Jimmy Halpin Performance Analysis: Alan Swanton

 

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IRISH BOXING FANS TOP THE TABLE Monday, June 27, 2011 at 7:30PM

2011 European Champs Joe Ward and Ray Moylette

The AIBA website took more hits from Irish boxing fans during the European Championships in Ankara, Turkey than Joe Ward's and Ray Moylette's opponents.

AIBA, the governing body for amateur boxing worldwide,  broadcasted the semi-finals and finals live and Irish boxing fans topped the table for viewing figures ahead of Bulgaria, Britain, Russia and the USA.

 

Just over 4,200 logged on to see Moylette and Ward finish on top of the light-welterweight and light-heavyweight podiums in the Turkish capital.

 

The double bridged a 72-year gap since Irish boxing greats Jimmy Ingle and Paddy Dowdall won double gold at the 1939 European Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin.

 

Meanwhile, Salman Alizada of Azerbaijan claimed gold in the light-flyweight class in Ankara following a well deserved win over Belik Galanov of Russia.

 

Ryan Burnett, who boxes out of the Holy Family BC in Belfast, convincingly beat Alizada 13-6 in the 2010 Olympic Youth final in Sinagapore.

 

Burnett's Holy Family BC team-mate Paddy Barnes won gold in the light-flyweight class at the 2010 European Championships in Moscow but was unable to compete in Ankara because of a hand injury.

 

Viewing figures for  AIBA during the semi-finals and finals.

 

 

Total Playbacks: 10275

Peak Concurrent Views: 2006

No of Comments: 2504

Top 5 countries:

Ireland: 4203

Bulgaria: 3464

Britain: 709

Russia: 221

US: 133

 

EUROPEAN C'SHIPS HOMECOMING Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 2:06PM

Irish European squad & IABA and ISP Officials at Dublin Airport this morning
 
 
The Irish European Championships squad arrived home from Ankara, Turkey via Dublin Airport to a heroes reception this morning.
Ray Moylette and Joe Ward both claimed gold medals at the tournament and the nine-man squad finished in second spot in the Team Rankings table and in 3rd spot in the medals table at the 39-nation tournament.
Pictures courtesy of Michael Hade (IABA).
Some of today's media coverage (by IABA Web)
 

 

 

 
 
European champions Joe Ward and Ray Moylette

Ray Moylette and parents

IABA President Tommy Murphy and Ray Moylette's mum Mary

IABA CEO Don Stewart, Mary Moylette and friends and family welcome Ray Moylette home

Joe Ward's family await the new European light-heavyweight champion

The new European light-welterweight champ Ray Moylette is welcomed home by his girlfirend Sarah

Joe Ward and Irish coach Eddie Bolger

 

IRISH FINISH IN 2ND SPOT IN TEAM RANKING TABLE IN ANKARA

IABA President Tommy Murphy and head coach Billy Walsh

 

Ireland finished in second spot in the Team Rankings at the European Championships in Ankara, Turkey.

 

Russia, Ireland, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Italy, in that order, occupy the top five positions.

 

The nine-man Irish squad won 18 and lost 7 of their 25 bouts in Ankara and earned 2.8 points per boxer.

 

Table-toppers Russia, who lost four of today's finals, won 31 from 38 and earned 3.9 points per boxer.

 

Ray Moylette claimed five victories en route to gold, while Joe Ward won four times en route to the top of the podium.

 

Russia and Ireland also finished in number one and two slots in the tables at the 2010 European Championships in Moscow.

 

Please see below attachment.

 

Team Rankings Tables

 

IRELAND FINISH IN JOINT 3RD SPOT IN MEDALS TABLE IN ANKARA

 

*The Irish squad are due to arrive home from the European Championships via Dublin at 10.20am tomorrow (Saturday June 25th)

All media are invited to attend Saturday's homecoming.*

Ireland finished in joint third spot with Wales in the medals table at the 39-nation European Championships in Ankara, Turkey.

Russia, Azerbaijan, Ireland, Wales and Turkey, in that order, finished in the top five.

Please see below attachment.

Medals Table

 

EUROPEAN HOMECOMING Friday, June 24, 2011 at 6:53PM

Joe Ward

The Irish Boxing squad are due to arrive home via Dublin Airport at 10.20am tomorrow (Saturday, June 25th).

 

All media are invited to attend Saturday's homecoming.

 

Ray Moylette

Ray Moylette, the AIBA 2008 World Youth champion,  and Joe Ward, the 2010 AIBA World Youth champion, both claimed gold at the European Championships in Ankara, Turkey today following magnificent wins in the light-welterweight and light-heavyweight classes.

Ward, at 17, the minimum age requirment for amateur boxing, is now one of youngest champions in the 87-year history of the European Championships.

Dubliner Jimmy Ingle claimed gold at the 1939 European Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin aged 17.

 

Please see below attachment (below squad) for complete finals results.

 

2011 European Senior Championships Ankara, Turkey

June 17th (Preliminary)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Subhi Amara (Israel) RSC2

June 18th (Preliminary) 

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Pavlo Ischenko (Ukraine) 19-13

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Stephen Banyo (Holland) 12-8

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) beat Levan Guledani (Georgia) RSCI2

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) beat Mane Marceta (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 15-15 c/b 75/74

 

June 19th (Preliminary)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) beat Khalid Yafai (England) (Last 16) 19-10

60Kg: Michael McDonagh (St Mary's) lost to Valodymyr Matvichuk (Ukraine) 6-16

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Borna Katalinic (Croatia) (Last 16) 20-14

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) beat Denis Radovan (Germany) 16-9

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) lost to Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov (Russia) (Last 16) 19-22

 

June 20th (Last 16)

56Kg:  John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Nikoloz Izoria (Georgia) 15-10

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Ljubomir Marjanvic (Serbia) 17-16

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) beat Victor Cotiujanschi (Moldova) 24-12

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Ainar Karlson (Estonia) 10-7

91+Kg; Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) lost to  Anthony Joshua (England) 18-22

 

June 21st (Quarter-finals)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) lost to Vincenzo Picardi (Italy) 20-26

54Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) lost to  Dmitry Polyanskiy (Russia) 12-13

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Maksim Ignatiev (Russia) 14-13

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) lost to Zaal Kvachatadze (Georgia) 21-28

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) lost to Dmytro Mytrofanov (Ukraine) 10-17

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Fiori Simeno (Italy) 15-13

 

June 23rd (Semi-Finals)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Hajiliyev Heybatulla (Azerbaijan) 18-16

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Imre Szello (Hungary) 18-8

 

June 24th Finals

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Thomas Stalker (England) 18-10

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Nikita Ivanov (Russia) 20-12

 

Director of Boxing: Dominic O'Rourke

Team Manager: Des Donnelly

Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Jimmy Halpin

Physio: Conor McCarthy

Performance Psychologist: Gerry Hussey

Performance Analysis: Alan Swanton

 

Turkish delighIRELAND STRIKE DOUBLE GOLD IN TURKEY

Friday, June 24, 2011

Ray Moylette and Joe Ward won double gold at the European Senior Championships in Ankara, Turkey today - and both by eight point margins.

Moylette is the new European light-welterweight champion following a magnificent 18-10 win over England's Thomas Stalker.

And Ward, who at 17 must be one of the youngest champions in the 87-year history of the European Championships,  followed that up with a 20 -12 win over Russian light-heavyweight Nikita Ivanov.

Ward, who boxes out of the Moate BC in Westmeath, claimed the first round 7-3 and was 15-6 up at the end of the second, a frame in which Ivanov ceded two points after receiving a public warning for a low blow.

The Russian was pouring forward for most of this contest. However, it was Ward's accurate counter-punching that captured the eyes of the judges and the European 81Kg gold medal.

 

2009 World junior champion, 2010 World Youth champion, 2011 European Senior champion Joe Ward

 

Twenty-one-year-old Moylette, who boxes out of the St Anne's BC in Westport (Mayo) shared the first round 5-5 with the busy Liverpudlian, a silver medal at the 2010 European Championships and the current Commonwealth champion.

However, Moylette, working comfortably behind his trade mark high guard, fired home some quality body shots and left and right hooks in the second to command a 12-8 advantage at the bell.

Stalker, continued to throw a lot of ordnance  in the third, but his punches lacked quality and accuracy and Moylette kept picking him off on the counter, one thudding left hook finding the target  as Stalker was loading up mid-way through the frame.

I'm absolutely thrilled with the win, absolutely thrilled, " said the 2008 AIBA World Youth champ, who did a handstand in celebration in the ring immediately after his historic victory.

Today's victories arrive one year after Paddy Barnes claimed European light-flyweight gold at the European Championships in Moscow to bridge a 19-year gap since Paul Griffin won our last (male) gold at European level in 1991.

Barnes was unable to compete in Turkey because of a hand injury.

Katie Taylor has won four European titles in a row and is the current European champion.

 

WARD JOINS MOYLETTE IN EUROPEAN FINALS Thursday, June 23, 2011

Ray Moylette

June 23rd (Semi-Finals)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Hajiliyev Heybatulla (Azerbaijan) 18-16

64Kg: Thomas Stalker (England) beat Vincenzo Mangiacapre (Italy) W/O

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Imre Szello (Hungary) 18-8

81Kg: Nikita Ivanov (Russia) beat Hrvoje Sep (Croatia) 32-20

 

AIBA World Youth champ Joe Ward joined Ray Moylette in Friday's European Championships finals following a comprehensive win over Hungarian Imre Szello in Ankara, Turkey this afternoon.

 

Joe Ward

 

The 17-year-old Moate BC (Westmeath) light-heavyweight claimed an 18-8 victory over the 28-year-old Hungarian.

 

Round scoring

 

R1: 4-2

R2: 11-4

R3: 18-8

 

 

Ward will now meet Nikita Ivanov in Friday's final.

Meanwhile, Ward and Moylette have sparred with Ivanov and Stalker in training camps in Russia and Sheffield this year.

Friday's finals are scheduled to begin at 2pm according to the offical draw sheets.

Earlier today, Ray Moylette guaranteed himself at least a silver medal following a hard-fought victory over Hajiliyev Heybatulla of Azerbaijan today.

 

2001 European finalist Ray Moylette (red) get's off the canvas in today's semi-final - the acrobatic way- after a slip

 

The St Anne's BC Westport light-welterweight, a gold medal winner at the 2008 AIBA World Youth Championships in Mexico, beat Heybatulla 18-16.

 

An extremely close duel saw both boxers share the first round 4-4 and the second 9-9, before Moylette, who was landing most of the cleaner shots throughout, claimed the final round and victory.

 

He'll now meet England's Thomas Stalker in Friday's final.

Liverpool native Stalker, a silver medal winner at the 2010 European Championships and the current Commonwealth champion, received a walkover over Italy's Vincenzo Mangiacapre today.

It is understood that Mangiacarpe was injured.

Both 21-year-old Moylette and Stalker have moved up one notch from lightweight to light-welterweight in the last two years.

 

EUROPEAN S/FINALS LIVE Wednesday, June 22, 2011

 

June 23rd (Semi-Finals)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) v Hajiliyev Heybatulla (Azerbaijan)

64Kg: Thomas Stalker (England) v Vincenzo Mangiacapre (Italy)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) v Imre Szello (Hungary)

81Kg: Nikita Ivanov (Russia) v Hrvoje Sep (Croatia)

 

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) today announces the launch of a new live boxing channel on YouTube -  www.aibaboxingtv.com.

Ray Moylette (red)

The channel will be operated in cooperation with AIBA's media rights partner, Total Sports Asia (TSA), featuring live streaming of AIBA's major boxing events..

The 2011 European Boxing Championships, currently underway in the city of Ankara, Turkey, will be instrumental in determining the European boxers who will go forward to the AIBA World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan in September - the first qualification event for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The YouTube channel - www.aibaboxingtv.com - will be featuring the semi-finals and finals of the tournament on June 23rd and 24th, 2011 as its first live stream. Visitors to this YouTube boxing channel can expect selections of free-to-view archive footages and live streaming of international broadcast quality.

Joe Ward

AIBA President Dr Ching Kuo Wu welcomed the move into broadcasting on a web-based platform, "As the world governing body for boxing, AIBA's mission is to govern the sport of boxing in all its forms and to make its events available to the widest possible audience. The possibility for boxing fans to watch our major events live on the Internet is a major step forward for our organization and will offer much better visibility of our sport and our star athletes."

 

From 1100 GMT tomorrow, boxing fans will be able to watch the semi-finals of the European Championships live on www.aibaboxingtv.com, featuring 2008 World Youth champ Ray Moylette and 2010 World Youth champ Joe Ward.

 

WARD JOINS MOYLETTE IN S-FINALS IN TURKEY Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ray Moylette, Willie McLaughlin and Michael Conlon

AIBA World Youth champ Joe Ward is guaranteed at least a bronze medal at the European Championships in Turkey after just his eight senior bout.

The Moate BC Westmeath teenager beat Italian light-heavyweight Fiori Simeno 15-13 this afternoon to progress to Thursday's semi-final where he'll meet Imre Szello of Hungary.

 

Joe Ward

Earlier this afternoon, Donegal welterweight Willie McLaughlin lost out in his quest to secure at least a bronze medal  following a reversal to Zaal Kvachatadze of Georgia in Ankara, Turkey this afternoon.

A cracking 69Kg duel saw Kvachatadze claim the first round 5-6 and take a 18-15 lead into the third en route to a 28-21 decision.

Belfast flyweight Michael Conlon lost out to 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Vincenzo Picardi.

The experienced Italian, a bronze medal winner at the 2007 AIBA World Championships and 2010 European Championships, was handed a 26-20 decision over the 19-year-old, who was competing in just his 9th senior international in Ankara.

"Michael was in against a very experienced opponent and he gave it 110% and we couldn't have asked for anything more. This is his first major international tournament and he has a big future in the sport", said IABA Director of Boxing Dominic O'Rourke.

Ray Moylette and John Joe Nevin both experienced mixed fortunes versus Russian opponents - and both by one point margins.

Ray Moylette

Moylette, a gold medal winner at the 2008 AIBA World Youth Championships in Mexico, guaranteed himself at least bronze after coming from behind to beat Maksim Ignatiev 14-13 in the light-welterweight class.

But Nevin lost 13-12 to former European Junior champion Dmitry Polyanskiy at bantamweight.

Irish team captain Darren O'Neill, a silver medal winner at the 2010 European Championships,  is also out after dropping a 17-10 decision to Dmytro Mytrofanov of the Ukraine in the middleweight category.

Moylette, who boxes out of the St Anne's BC in Westport,  was 6-3 and 10-9 down after the first two rounds but produced a fantastic third frame to seal victory.

He'll now meet Hajiliyev Heybatulla of Azerbaijan in Thursday's 64Kg semi-final.

Wednesday is a rest day at the Championships. The semi-finals will be held Thursday and the finals Friday. 

 

2011 European Senior Championships Ankara, Turkey

  

June 17th (Preliminary)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Subhi Amara (Israel) RSC2

June 18th (Preliminary) 

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Pavlo Ischenko (Ukraine) 19-13

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Stephen Banyo (Holland) 12-8

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) beat Levan Guledani (Georgia) RSCI2

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) beat Mane Marceta (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 15-15 c/b 75/74

 

June 19th (Preliminary)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) beat Khalid Yafai (England) (Last 16) 19-10

60Kg: Michael McDonagh (St Mary's) lost to Valodymyr Matvichuk (Ukraine) 6-16

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Borna Katalinic (Croatia) (Last 16) 20-14

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) beat Denis Radovan (Germany) 16-9

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) lost to Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov (Russia) (Last 16) 19-22

 

June 20th (Last 16)

56Kg:  John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Nikoloz Izoria (Georgia) 15-10

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Ljubomir Marjanvic (Serbia) 17-16

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) beat Victor Cotiujanschi (Moldova) 24-12

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Ainar Karlson (Estonia) 10-7

91+Kg; Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) lost to  Anthony Joshua (England) 18-22

 

June 21st (Quarter-finals)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) lost to Vincenzo Picardi (Italy) 20-26

54Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) lost to  Dmitry Polyanskiy (Russia) 12-13

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Maksim Ignatiev (Russia) 14-13

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) lost to Zaal Kvachatadze (Georgia) 21-28

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) lost to Dmytro Mytrofanov (Ukraine) 10-17

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Fiori Simeno (Italy) 15-13

 

June 23rd (Semi-Finals)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) v Hajiliyev Heybatulla (Azerbaijan)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) v Imre Szello (Hungary)

 

EUROPEAN C'SHIPS Q/FINALS SCHEDULE Monday, June 20, 2011

Six Irish boxers will be involved in quarter-final action at the 2011 European Championships in Ankara, Turkey tomorrow.

Irish team captain Darren O'Neill, Michael Conlon, Joe Ward, Willie McLaughlin, John Joe Nevin and Ray Moylette are through to the last eight.

All six will be guaranteed at least a bronze medal apiece if they win.

 

 

Approximate boxing times (Irish time)

John Joe Nevin (12.45pm)

Ray Moylette (1.15pm)

Darren O'Neill (1.45pm)

Michael Conlon ( 3.30pm)

Willie McLaughlin (4.30pm)

Joe Ward (5.30pm)

 

 

 

June 21st (Quarter-finals)

52Kg (Flyweight) Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) v Vincenzo Picardi (Italy)

54Kg (Bantamweight) John Joe Nevin (Cavan) v Dmitry Polyanskiy (Russia)

64Kg (Light-welterweight) Ray Moylette (St Anne's) v Maksim Ignatiev (Russia)

69Kg (Welterweight)  Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) v Zaal Kvachatadze (Georgia)

75Kg (Middleweight) Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) v Dmytro Mytrofanov (Ukraine)

81Kg (Light-heavyweight)  Joe Ward (Moate) v Fiori Simeno (Italy)

 

O'NEILL ADVANCES IN  TURKEY Monday, June 20, 2011

Darren O'Neill (blue) in action

Irish team captain Darren O'Neill eased into the quarter-finals of the European Championships in Ankara, Turkey with a 24-12 win over Victor Cotiujanschi of Moldova this evening.

But Cathal McMonagle's brave attempt to reach the last-eight ended in disappointment after he lost 22-18 to England's Anthony Joshua in the super-heavyweight category.

O'Neill, who claimed silver at the 2010 European Championships in Moscow, will now meet Dmytro Mytrofanov of the Ukraine in Tuesday's last-eight middleweight eliminator. 

 

Earlier, AIBA World Youth champ Joe Ward won on his European debut and is now just one victory away from claiming at least bronze at the 2011 Championships.

The 17-year-old southpaw, who boxes out of the Moate BC in Westmeath, beat Ainar Karlson of  Estonia 10-7 this afternoon to march into Tuesday's light-heavyweight quarter-finals where he'll meet Fiori Simeno of Italy.

Ward was 3-2 up after the first round but Karlson pulled it back to 5-5 in the second. However, Ward found the target five times and conceded just two in the third.

Karlson was beaten 7-4 by Ken Egan in the quarter-finals of the 2010 European Championships in Moscow.

Meanwhile,  John Joe Nevin and Ray Moylette joined Michael Conlon and Willie McLaughlin in the quarter-finals with impressive victories over Nikoloz Izoria and Ljubomir Marjanvic in Turkey earlier today.

Nevin beat the Georgian bantamweight 15-10 in Ankara to set up a last-eight clash with former European Junior champion Dmitry Polyanskiy of Russia on Tuesday.

Moylette beat Serbia's Marjanvic 17-16 in a 33-point light-welterweight thriller

The 2008 AIBA World Youth champion will now face Maksim Ignatiev of Russia in the quarter-finals tomorrow.

All six Irish boxers will be guaranteed at least bronze if they win Tuesday.

  

UPDATED - WARD, NEVIN AND MOYLETTE INTO Q/FINALS

Monday, June 20, 2011

John Joe Nevin

AIBA World Youth champ Joe Ward won on his European debut and is now just one victory away from claiming at least bronze at the 2011 European Championships in Ankara, Turkey.

  

The 17-year-old southpaw, who boxes out of the Moate BC in Westmeath, beat Ainar Karlson of  Estonia 10-7 this afternoon to march into Tuesday's light-heavyweight quarter-finals where he'll meet Fiori Simeno of Italy.

 

Joe Ward (red) in action

Ward was 3-2 up after the first round but Karlson pulled it back to 5-5 in the second. However, Ward found the target five times and conceded just two in the third.

Karlson was beaten 7-4 by Ken Egan in the quarter-finals of the 2010 European Championships in Moscow.

 

Ray Moylette (red) in action

Meanwhile,  John Joe Nevin and Ray Moylette joined Michael Conlon and Willie McLaughlin in the quarter-finals with impressive victories over Nikoloz Izoria and Ljubomir Marjanvic in Turkey earlier today.

Nevin beat the Georgian bantamweight 15-10 in Ankara to set up a last-eight clash with former European Junior champion Dmitry Polyanskiy of Russia on Tuesday.

Moylette beat Serbia's Marjanvic 17-16 in a 33-point light-welterweight thriller.

The 2008 AIBA World Youth champion will now face Maksim Ignatiev of Russia in the quarter-finals tomorrow.

Irish captain Darren O'Neill will be between the ropes  at approximately 5pm today, followed by Cathal McMonagle at 7pm.

 

2011 European Senior Championships Ankara, Turkey

 

June 17th (Preliminary)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Subhi Amara (Israel) RSC2

June 18th (Preliminary) 

 

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Pavlo Ischenko (Ukraine) 19-13

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Stephen Banyo (Holland) 12-8

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) beat Levan Guledani (Georgia) RSCI2

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) beat Mane Marceta (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 15-15 c/b 75/74

 

June 19th (Preliminary)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) beat Khalid Yafai (England) (Last 16) 19-10

60Kg; Michael McDonagh (St Mary's) lost to Valodymyr Matvichuk (Ukraine) 6-16

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Borna Katalinic (Croatia) (Last 16) 20-14

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) beat Denis Radovan (Germany) 16-9

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) lost to Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov (Russia) (Last 16) 19-22

 

June 20th (Last 16)

56Kg:  John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Nikoloz Izoria (Georgia) 15-10

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Ljubomir Marjanvic (Serbia) 17-16

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) v Victor Cotiujanschi (Moldova)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Ainar Karlson (Estonia) 10-7

91+Kg; Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) v Anthony Joshua (England)

 

June 21st (Quarter-finals)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) v Vincenzo Picardi (Italy)

54Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) v Dmitry Polyanskiy (Russia)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) v Maksim Ignatiev (Russia)

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) v Zaal Kvachatadze (Georgia)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) v Fiori Simeno (Italy)

 

O'NEILL ADVANCES IN ANKARA Sunday, June 19, 2011

Irish team captain Darren O'Neill progressed to the last-16 of the European Senior Championships in Ankara Turkey this afternoon.

But there was dissapointment for Michael McDonagh and Con Sheehan following reversals to the Ukraine and Russia.

Darren O'Neill (blue) in action

McDonagh lost 16-6 to Valodymyr Matvichuk and Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov had  three points to spare (22-19) over Sheehan in a thrilling heavyweight contest.

Kilkenny southpaw O'Neill, meantime, beat Denis Radovan 16-9 - his second win over the German in the last two months.

Earlier, Willie McLaughlin - with his second victory in 24-hours - made it seven wins from seven for Ireland at the Championships with a 20-14 decision Croatian welterweight Borna Katalinic.

The Illies Golden Gloves Donegal club-man will now meet Zaal Kvachatadze of Georgia in the quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Belfast flyweight Michael Conlon produced a stunning final round to beat 2006 AIBA World Cadet champion Khalid Yafai of England 19-10.

Willie McLaughlin

Conlon shared the first round 3-3 with the 2008 Olympian and 2010 European silver medalist before shading the second frame 6-5.

However, the St John Bosco BC ace ran away with the third and final round to set up a quarter-final with  Italy's Vincenzo Picardi on Tuesday. Tuesday's last eight clash will be Conlon's 8th senior fight and a win will guarantee him at least bronze.

McLaughlin will also be guaranteed bronze if he records his third victory on the trot on Tuesday.

FOUR WINS FROM FOUR AT EUROPEAN C'SHIPS  Saturday, June 18, 2011

John Joe Nevin

Tipperary heavyweight Con Sheehan completed a perfect day for Ireland at the European Championships with victory over Levan Guledani of Georgia in Ankara, Turkey today.

 

Sheehan was 14-12 up in the third and final round when Guledani was retired with a hand injury. Today's win sets up a last 16 clash with Russia's Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov tomorrow.

 

Con Sheehan

Earlier, Donegal welterweight Willie McLaughlin completed a Saturday afternoon hat-trick for Ireland with a win over Stephen Banyo of Holland.

The Illies Golden Gloves ace beat Banyo 12-8 over three, three minute rounds to set up Sunday's last 16 duel with Borna Katalinic of Croatia.

 

Cathal McMonagle

CathalMcMonagle 

claimed a countback win over Mane Marceta of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the super-heavyweight class.

The Holy Trinity Belfast club-man had his hand raised in victory on accepted scores (75-74) following a 15-15 tie in Ankara.

McMonagle will now meet England's Anthony Joshua in the last 16 on Monday.

Cavan BC bantamweight John Joe Nevin - following Ray Moylette's victory yesterday - made it two wins in a row for Ireland this morning.

The 2009 AIBA World Championships bronze medalist and European Union champ beat Pavol Inchenko of the Ukraine 19-13.

Willie McLaughlin

  

He'll now meet Nikoloz Izoria of Georgia on Monday in the last 16. Izoria beat Scotland's Joe Ham this morning.

Irish team captain Darren O'Neill, Michael McDonagh and Michael Conlon, McLaughlin and Sheehan will be in action tomorrow.

The last 16 bouts will be held Sunday and Monday, with the quarter-finals scheduled for Tuesday.

Wednesday is a rest day in Ankara. The semi-finals and finals will be decided Thursday and Friday.

 

2011 European Senior Championships Ankara, Turkey

June 17th (Preliminary)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) beat Subhi Amara (Israel) RSC2

June 18th (Preliminary)

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Pavlo Ischenko (Ukraine) 19-13

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) beat Stephen Banyo (Holland) 12-8

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) beat Levan Guledani (Georgia) RSCI3

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) beat Mane Marceta (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 15-15 c/b 75/74

June 19th (Preliminary)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) v Khalid Yafai (England) (Last 16)

60Kg; Michael McDonagh (St Mary's) v Valodymyr Matvichuk (Ukraine)

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) v Borna Katalinic (Croatia) (Last 16)

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) v Denis Radovan (Germany)

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) v Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov (Russia) (Last 16)

June 20th (Last 16)

56Kg:  John Joe Nevin (Cavan) v Nikoloz Izoria)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) v Ljubomir Marjanvic (Serbia)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) v Ainar Karlson (Estonia)

91+Kg; Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) v Anthony Joshua (England)

 

RELAND MAKE WINNING START IN TURKEY Friday, June 17, 2011

Ray Moylette

 

Ray Moylette got Ireland's European Championships campaign off to a fine start with a convincing win over Subhi Amara in Ankara, Turkey today.

The 2008 AIBA World Youth champ stopped the Israeli in round two. Moylette, from the St Anne's BC in Westport, was 19-4 ahead when Amara took his third standing count late in the frame.

Moylette, who is the only Irish boxer in action today, will now meet Ljubomir Marjanvic of Serbia in the last-16 on Monday.

John Joe Nevin, Willie McLaughlin, Con Sheehan and Cathal McMonagle will be between the ropes tomorrow.

 

MOYLETTE TO OPEN IRELAND'S CAMPAIGN IN TURKEY

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Ray Moylette (red) in action

 

Ray Moylette will get Ireland's European Championship campaign underway with a preliminary round bout against Israel in Ankara, Turkey tomorrow.

The St Anne's Westport light-welterweight, a gold medal winner at the 2008 AIBA World Championships, will meet Subhin Amara on Friday afternoon.

John Joe Nevin, Willie McLaughlin, Con Sheehan and Cathal McMonagle will be in action Saturday.

Kilkenny middleweight Darren O'Neill, who is Irish team captain in Ankara, will face Germany's Denis Radovan, an opponent he beat 18-5 in Germany last month, on Sunday.

Michael Conlon and Michael McDonagh will also be between the ropes Sunday. Conlon has been drawn against Birmingham flyweight Khalid Yafai.

AIBA World Youth champion Joe Ward received a bye into the last-16 and will meet Ainar Karlson of  Estonia on Monday.

Karlson was beaten 7-4 by Ken Egan in the quarter-finals of the 2010 European Championships in Moscow.

Boxing begins at 12 noon (Irish time) on Friday, followed by the Opening Ceremony.

 

2011 European Senior Championships Ankara, Turkey

 

June 17th (Preliminary)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's) v Subhin Amara (Israel)

June 18th (Preliminary)

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) v Pavio Ischenko (Ukraine)

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG) v Stephen Banyo (Holland)

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) v Levan Gulerdani (Georgia)

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) v Mane Marceta (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

June 19th (Preliminary)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco) v Khalid Yafai (England)

60Kg; Michael McDonagh (St Mary's) v Valodymyr Matvichuk (Ukraine)

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown) v Denis Radovan (Germany)

June 20th (Last 16)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) v Ainar Karlson (Estonia)

 

 

EUROPEAN C'SHIPS DRAW Thursday, June 16, 2011

 

The Irish squad all weighed-in this morning ahead of the draw for the 2011 European Championships in Ankara, Turkey.

The draw will commence at approximately 1pm Irish time. Boxing begins Friday.

Two hundred and sixty two boxers representing 40 nations will take part in the Championships.

 

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS  Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Darren O'Neill (left) has been named Irish Team captain for the 2011 European Championships

 

Irish head coach Billy Walsh has admitted that Kilkenny southpaw Darren O'Neill reminded him of the Cats win over Wexford in the hurling last weekend.

However, multiple Irish Elite champion Walsh, a former Irish Olympian and Wexford hurler and Gaelic footballer, reminded O'Neill, an ex Kilkenny minor hurler, that Wexford had the upper hand in the recent U/21 clash between the sides.

The Irish squad are in Ankara, Turkey ahead of the start of the European Championships and Walsh is reporting that the nine-man panel are eager to get between the ropes and get the Continental deciders underway.

Irish team manager Des Donnelly, meanwhile, has confirmed that O'Neill, a silver medal winner at the 2010 European Championships in Moscow, has been named Irish team captain for the 40-nation tournament which begins Friday in Ankara.

"Darren reminded me of the hurling result alright, but I was expecting that, said Walsh, who was on the Wexford side that won one and lost one in Minor and U/14 finals with Kilkenny, "but I reminded him of the U/21 result and we had a small bit of banter. The spirit in the camp is great and the lads are waiting to go now and are looking forward to Thursday's draw and the start of the tournament."

"Darren has been named Irish team captain for the European Championships. He's a leader in the group and has a great demeanour and carries himself well. He deserves to be named Irish captain for all the hardship he has endured and sacrifices he has made down through the years."

Members of the 2011 Irish European Championships squad

 

Des Donnelly added: "The squad are looking forward to the start  of the Championships and they can't wait to get in the ring. The training is going well and all are doing good at the weights and confidence is high in the team."

The draw for the 2011 European Championships will be made Thursday. Boxing begins Friday.

Meantime, Russian head coach Nikolay Khromov has named a strong looking side for what many believe is the toughest and most demanding Continental Championships in amateur boxing.

 

Russia finished in number one position in the medals table at the 43-nation 2010 European Championships in Moscow, one place above Ireland.

 

Nikita Ivanov, the No. 2 in Russia, will be wearing the light-heavyweight vest in place of current AIBA World champion Yegor Mekhontsev.

 

Three-time European champion Georgiy Balakshin secured a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games but in the new Olympic era he has been replaced by Misha Aloyan in the flyweight class. Balakshin took a silver medal at the Zlatko Hrbic Memorial Tournament and also reached the same result at the Russian National Championships in April.


 

Russia's bantamweight boxer in Ankara will be former European Junior Champion, 22-year-old Dmitriy Polyanskiy, who won last year's National Championships.

Former Russian National Champion, 26-year-old Ildar Vaganov, has been selected for the lightweight class, while Maksim Ignatyev will represent Russia in the light welterweight division.

Newcomer 25-year-old Islam Edisultanov secured his ticket to the European Championships with his silver medal at the Russian National Championships in April and will be competing in his first major international event.

Former European Junior Champion middleweight Maksim Koptyakov was also crowned at the Russian National Championships and selected for the Ankara squad, while heavyweight newcomer Abdulkhamid Nurmagomedov won the gold medal at the Grand Prix in Usti nad Labem.

Niyaz Fayzullin will represent Russia at super-heavyweight.

 

IRISH TEAM ARRIVE IN TURKEY Sunday, June 12, 2011

Irish head coach Billy Walsh and eight members of the European squad

 

The Irish squad arrived in Ankara, Turkey on Saturday evening ahead of the opening bell for the 2011 European Championships in the Turkish capital.

 

It is expected that over 40 nations will take part in the Championships.

 

Ireland were hit with a body blow on Friday after defending European light-flyweight champion Paddy Barnes had to withdraw from the Continental deciders after the results of an MRI scan showed that he had suffered ligament damage and bone bruising on his left hand.

 

IABA President Tommy Murphy and head coach Billy Walsh

Barnes, a bronze medal winner at the Beijing Olympics and the current Commonwealth champ, admitted that he was devastated.

 

"I feel good and I am fit, but the injury to my wrist has not entirely responded to treatment and the advice I have been given is in my best interests. I am absolutely gutted that I will not be there to defend my title but it was simply not worth the risks," said the Holy Family BC Belfast club-man.

 

The draw for the Championships will be held next Thursday. Boxing begins at 2pm (local time) on Friday.

 

Ankara is two hours ahead of Ireland.

 

Please see below attachment for competition schedule.

 

Pictures courtesy of Michael Hade (IABA).

 

 

BARNES OUT OF EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday, June 11, 2011

Paddy Barnes
Paddy Barnes is out of the European Championships in Ankara, Turkey because of a hand injury.
 
The Holy Family Belfast light-flyweight had been due to travel to the Turkish capital today as part of a ten-strong Irish squad.
 
However, Irish head coach Billy Walsh has confirmed that following an MRI scan on his left hand at the Ulster Clinic in Belfast yesterday that the 2008 Olympic bronze medalist and 2010 Commonwealth champion is out.
 
The scan showed that Barnes, the current European 49Kg champion, has suffered ligament damage and bruising on the bones in his left hand.
 
His withdrawal from the Irish squad means that the European light-flyweight title is now vacant.
 
"Paddy was eagerly looking forward to defending his title in Turkey but the injury has prevented him from doing that, said Billy Walsh.
 
" It's a big blow to the Irish squad as we have lost a European champion to injury. The important thing now is that Paddy gets back to full fitness for the World Championships and Olympic qualifiers in Baku next September and October."
 
The Irish squad departed for Turkey this morning. The draw for the 2011 European Championships will be held next Thursday.
 

 

EUROPEAN SQUAD PROFILES

European champ Paddy Barnes and Irish head coach Billy Walshhttp://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2011/0610/iaba.html (by IABA web)    

 

Profiles

48Kg - Light-flyweight

 

Paddy Barnes

Holy Family (Belfast)

Age: 24

Stance: Orthodox

Major Honours: 2008 Olympic bronze medalist. 2010 European champion.  

2010 Commonwealth champion (with Northern Ireland). Current Irish Elite Champion

 

52Kg - Flyweight

 

Michael Conlon

Club:St John Bosco (Belfast)

Age: 19

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours: Current Irish Elite Champion.

2011 Elite Round Robin winner

 

56Kg -Bantamweight

 

John Joe Nevin

Club: Cavan BC

Age: 22

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours: 2009 European Union gold. 2009 AIBA World Senior Championships bronze.

2008 Irish Olympian. Current Irish Elite champion.

 

60Kg - Lightweight

 

Michael McDonagh

Club: St Mary's (Dublin)

Age: 18

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours: Current Irish Elite Champion. Elite Box-Off winner.

 

64Kg - light-welterweight

 

Ray Moylette

Club: St Anne's (Westport)

Age: 20

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours:  2008 AIBA World Youth Champion (at lightweight). 2010 Irish Elite Champion

 

69Kg - Welterweight

 

Willie McLaughlin

Club: Illies Golden Gloves (Donegal)

Age: 23

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours: 2009 Elite Champion. 2009 AIBA World Senior Championships quarter-finalist

 

75Kg - Middleweight

 

Darren O'Neill

Club: Paulstown BC (Kilkenny)

Age:25

Stance: Southpaw

Major honours: 2010 European silver medalist. 2009 European Union champion.Current Irish Elite champion

 

81Kg - Light-heavyweight

 

Joe Ward

Club:Moate BC (Westmeath)

Age: 17

Stance: Southpaw

Major honours: 2009 AIBA World  Junior champion. 2010 AIBA World Youth champion.

Current Irish Elite champion

 

91Kg - Heavyweight

 

Con Sheehan

Club: Clonmel BC

Age: 22

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours: 2009  European Union champion: Current Irish Elite champion

 

91+Kg - Super-heavyweight

 

Cathal McMonagle

Club: Holy Trinity (Belfast)

Age: 32

Stance: Orthodox

Major honours: 2007 European Union silver medalist. Current Irish  Elite champion

 

   

EUROPEAN TEAM ANNOUNCED

Paddy Barnes stands proudly on top of the podium at the 2010 European Championships

IABA ANNOUNCE TEAM FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ANKARA

 

Ireland won 5 medals at 2010 Championships in Moscow, placing  2nd to Russia in medal table

 

 

June 10, 2011.

 

 

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association today named its team to compete at the European Championships in Ankara, Turkey, which begin on June 16.

 

Today's Press Conference at the National Stadium in Dublin was held in association with the Irish Sports Council.

 

Ireland will send a competitor in each weight division, reduced in number in 2011 from 11 to 10. They team will be lead by Paddy Barnes (49 kg), European Gold medalist in Moscow in 2010 and Darren O’Neill (75 kg), European Silver in Moscow. 

2010 European silver medalist Darren O'Neill (blue)

Barnes will be seeking to become the second Irish boxer besides Katie Taylor to win back-to-back European titles.

 

The team also includes John Joe Nevin (56 kg), World Medalist from Milan in 2009. However the highly competitive nature of Irish senior boxing sees experienced championship performers missing out on selection to young guns such as Joe Ward (81 kg), Michael McDonagh (60 kg) and Michael Conlon (52 kg). 

 

 The line-up is completed by Cathal McMonagle (+81 kg), Con Sheehan (81 kg) , Willie McLaughlin (69 kg) and Ray Moylette (64 kg), all with plenty of championship experience in Irish vests.

 

"The 2011 European Championships will undoubtedly be another big challenge for us.”, said team manager Des Donnelly, “however, our preparation has been excellent and  we have plenty of experience inside and outside the ring to ensure all the team perform to their potential”.

 

“The European Championships will be very competitive and if we don't bring our best performance to the table them someone else will take our place, it's as simple as that really.  We won five medals at this level the last time, an incredible achievement by any standard”, said head coach Billy Walsh.

 

The Irish squad claimed one gold, one silver and three bronze medals at the 2010 European Championships at the Ice Palace in Moscow, a haul that saw Ireland finish in second place in the medals table behind powerhouses Russia.

 

Paddy Barnes (gold), Darren O'Neill (silver), Ken Egan (bronze), Tyrone McCullagh (bronze) and Eric Donovan (bronze) finished in podium positions at the 2010 European Championships.

 

There will be another major championships in 2011 when the AIBA World Senior take place in Baku, Azerbaijanin from September 22. This event will also act as a qualifier for the 2012 London Olympics.

 

Irish 2011 European Elite Championships Squad

49Kg: Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco)

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan)

60Kg Michael McDonagh (St Mary's)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's)

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG)

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate)

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel)

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity)

 

Team Manager: Des Donnelly

Coaches: Billy Walsh and Zuar Antia

 

Key Dates

Saturday, June 11,   Team departs from Dublin

Thursday, June 16,  Draw

Friday June 17  Competition begins with prelims continuing on Sat and Sun

Monday June 20   Quarters

Tuesday June 21  Quarters

Wednesday June 22  Rest Day

Thursday June 23  Semis

Friday June 24  Finals

 

ELITE OPEN COMPETITION

Ken Egan 
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association have announced the dates for the Open Elite Competition at the National Stadium in Dublin.
  
The tournament, which will be unseeded, will take place over four days on August 10th,11th,12th and 13th.
 
The IABA will use the Open Elite Competition to help with their selection process for the 2011 AIBA World Senior Championships.
 
The 2011 AIBA World Championships, which will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan between September 22nd and October 10th, will also act as a qualifier for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
 
Following the Baku deciders, there will be one final Olympic qualifier for European boxers in April 2012 at a venue to be confirmed.
 
Five boxers - including  Italy's Clemente Russo and the Ukraine's Sergiy Derevyanchenko, who were both beaten by Irish Elite champions Darren O'Neill and Con Sheehan last year  - have already qualified for the 30th Olympiad from the recent World Series of Boxing Individual finals in China.

 

ELITE SQUAD ARRIVE HOME AHEAD OF EUROPEAN C'SHIPS

Irish head coach Billy Walsh and 2010 European light flyweight champion Paddy Barnes

 

The Irish Elite squad arrived home from their training camp in Sheffield this morning - all with 30 rounds of sparring each under their belts.

 

The squad were training and sparring with Team Great Britain, Poland and Estonia at the Institute of Sport in Sheffield over the last week ahead of the European Senior Championships which begin in Ankara, Turkey on June 14th.

 

The squad are due to depart for Ankara on June 11th and IABA head coach Billy Walsh believes that if the ten-man team get their performances right in Turkey that the results should follow at the Continental deciders.

 

"We had five quality days of training and sparring in Sheffield and every day we progressed a little more and the squad are now in a good place ahead of the European Championships. They all got thirty rounds of sparring each and they got a lot of work done.  said Walsh.

 

 "We finished up with test matches in the last two days. The matches weren't scored and we didn't use refs and I was happy with the performances in those matches.

 

2010 European silver medalist Darren O'Neill (blue)

"The European Championships will be very competitive and if we don't bring our best performance to the table them someone else will take our place, it's as simple as that really.  We won five medals at this level the last time, an incredible achievement by any standard.

 

"The 2011 European Championships will undoubtedly be another big challenge for us. We'll be taking it one bout at a time in Ankara. If we get our performances right then I would be confident that the results will follow."

 

The Irish squad claimed one gold, one silver and three bronze medals at the 2010 European Championships at the Ice Palace in Moscow, a haul that saw Ireland finish in second place in the medals table behind powerhouses Russia.

 

Paddy Barnes (gold), Darren O'Neill (silver), Ken Egan (bronze), Tyrone McCullagh (bronze) and Eric Donovan (bronze) finished in podium positions at the 2010 European Championships.

 

Irish 2011 European Championships Squad

 

49Kg: Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)

52Kg: Michael Conlon (St John Bosco)

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan)

60Kg Michael McDonagh (St Mary's)

64Kg: Ray Moylette (St Anne's)

69Kg: Willie McLaughlin (Illies GG)

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown)

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate)

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel)

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity)

 

 

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