German training camp

February 28, 2012

Michael Conlan, John Joe Nevin and Darren O’Neill, who have qualified for London 2012, are among those in an Irish Elite squad who will head to Germany on Tuesday for a training camp.

Current Elite champions Paddy Barnes, Michael McDonagh, Ross Hickey, Adam Nolan, Joe Ward, Tommy McCarthy and Con Sheehan are also included.

Barring injury the above seven will represent Ireland at the final Olympic qualifier for European male boxers in Trabzon, Turkey in April.

Elite female champions Ceire Smith and Sinead Kavanagh will also travel to Germany,

Ireland will train and spar with the host nation, Brazil, Mongolia and Moldova in Hennef before competing in the Chemistry Cup Multi-Nations which gloves off in Halle, Germany on 13 March.

The team have been supplied with Powerade pro performance drinks courtesy of the Olympic Council of Ireland and Coca Cola.

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