Irish boxers prepare for European’s

April 30, 2013

Ireland will meet France over two legs at the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork and the National Stadium in Dublin on May 3rd and 5th next.

 

The Ireland (male) London 2012 squad of John Joe Nevin, Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan, Darren O’Neill and Adam Nolan and current European champion Joe Ward have been called up to the Irish squad

 

Irish head coach Billy Walsh said that the internationals would provide Ireland with an ideal opportunity for competitive action ahead of the European Championships in Minsk, Belarus in June.

Ireland squad

 

49kg: Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)

52kg: Michael Conlan (St John Bosco)

56kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan)

60kg: Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)

64kg: Ray Moylette (St Annes)

69kg: Adam Nolan (Bray)

75kg: Jason Quigley (Finn Valley)

75kg: Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)

81kg: Joe Ward (Moate)

91kg: Tommy McCarthy (Oliver Plunkett)

91+kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel)

 

Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Eddie Bolger

Physio: Conor McCarthy

 

French squad
49kg: Dylan Beccu
52kg: Samuel Kistohurry
56kg: Elias Friha
60kg: Maidin Elgarni
64kg: Adelmalik Ladjali
69kg: Alexis Vastine
75kg: Michel Tavares
75kg: Adriani Vastine
81kg: Abdelkader Bouhenia
91kg: Aboulaye Diane
91kg+: Tony Yoka
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