Ireland claimed four wins from six outings on Day 1 of the 10th
European Schoolboy Championships in Anapa, Russia yesterday..
Francie Stokes, Oliver McCarthy, Matthew Davis and Christopher
O’Reilly chalked up preliminary round wins.
O’Reilly registered an impressive 13-3 decision over Alexandru
Carnasov of Moldova.
Conor Quinn and Aaron McKenna were also in action . Both boxers gave
good accounts of themselves but lost out to Turkish opponents.
Twenty two nations, including Ireland, are taking part in the
tournament at the Black Sea holiday resort.
Ireland’s boxers will be in action again today..
The full draw has yet to be published by the tournament organisers.
10th European Schoolboy Championships
October 2nd (Last 16)
40kg: Francie Stokes (Ireland) beat Stanislav Kunov (Ukraine) 6-3
41.5kg: Conor Quinn (Ireland) lost to Furkan Pank (Turkey) 8-11
43kg: Aaron McKenna (Ireland) lost to Tugrulhan Erdemir (Turkey) 9-13
46kg: Oliver McCarthy (Ireland) beat Gokhan Karamusaoglu (Turkey) 8-2
54kg: Matthew Davis (Ireland) beat Darband Aliyev (Azerbaijan) 9-6
62kg: Christopher O’Reilly (Ireland) beat Alexandru Carnasov (Moldova) 13-3
Irish squad 2012 European Schoolboy Championships, Anapa, Russia,
October 1st – 7th, 2012
38.5kg: Nathan May (Crumlin, Dublin)
40kg: Francie Stokes (Oak Leaf, Derry)
41.5kg: Conor Quinn (Clonard, Antrim)
43kg: Aaron McKenna (Smithboro, Monaghan)
44.5kg: Sean Purcell (Marble City, Kilkenny)
46kg: Oliver McCarthy (Brian Dillons, Cork)
48kg: James McGivern (St Georges, Antrim)
50kg: John Sweeney (Inisfree, Sligo)
52kg: Michael Nevin (Portlaoise, Laois)
54kg: Matthew Davis (Ardagh/Cross, Mayo)
56kg: Kieran Molloy (Oughterard, Galway)
59kg: Brett McGinty (Oak Leaf, Derry)
62kg: Christopher O’Reilly (Bracken, Dublin)
65kg: Darragh Murray (South Meath, Meath)
68kg: Brian Kennedy (Daingean, Offaly)
76kg: Nevan Fannon (Ballyhaunis, Mayo)
76+kg: James Clarke (Kilnamanagh, Dublin)