Northern Eire’s boxing crew has been confirmed for this summer season’s Commonwealth Video games.
Group NI will take a squad of 13 fighters to Birmingham seeking to proceed its spectacular medal file on the Video games.
Boxing has been Northern Eire’s most profitable sport on the Commonwealths with 61 medals being received within the ring together with 13 golds, 19 silvers and 29 bronze medals.
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This yr’s squad consists of eight male and 5 feminine fighters and there’s a good mixture of youth and expertise.
Siblings Aidan and Michaela Wash be a part of Carly McNaul within the crew.
All of them received silver medals on the Gold Coast Video games 4 years in the past and will probably be hoping to go one higher within the West Midlands.
Aidan additionally secured a bronze medal finally summer season’s Olympic video games in Tokyo however needed to withdraw from his semi-final bout attributable to damage.
Newcomers Dylan Eagleson and Clepson dos Santos are additionally thrilling younger additions to the panel.
Efficiency Lead John Conlan is assured that each one the boxers can obtain podium finishes.
“All boxers are able to medalling, color but to be determined,” acknowledged Conlan.
“It’s good to get the squad in early sufficient to get them coaching collectively and get a stable platform of coaching going.
“The squad will practice with the Nationwide crew, will attend a sparring camp in Italy, participate within the Eindhoven Field Cup which is nice for constructing worldwide expertise.
“The preparation will end with a large worldwide coaching camp in Belfast, with groups from Australia, India, New Zealand, GB, Canada, and lots of the smaller nations.”
In addition to the expertise within the squad Conlan is trying ahead to the up and coming fighters going to Birmingham.
“Dylan Eagleson and Clepson dos Santos are two very younger boxers who’ve earned their proper to go to call however just a few, it’s an thrilling time and I can’t wait to see what these boxers will do,” he added.
The final time there was a house video games Group NI boxers excelled within the ring successful 9 medals together with two gold, two silver and 5 bronze when Glasgow hosted the multi video games showpiece in 2014.
“I used to be there in Glasgow, after all the video games being in Birmingham makes an enormous distinction, household and mates can journey to assist, that could be a enormous enhance for boxers,” Conlan mentioned.
- Nicole Clyde 48 kg (F) Antrim ABC
- Carly McNaul 50 kg (F) Ormeau Rd BC
- Clepson Dos Santos 51 kg (M) Holy Trinity BC
- Dylan Eagleson 54 kg (M) St Paul’s BC
- Michaela Walsh 57 kg (F) Emerald BC
- Jude Gallagher 57 kg (M) Two Castles ABC
- Amy Broadhurst 60 kg (F) St Bronagh’s ABC
- John Paul Hale 63.5 kg (M) Star ABC
- Eugene McKeever 67 kg (M) Holy Household Drogheda BC
- Eireann Nugent 70 kg (F) Immaculata BC
- Aidan Walsh 71 kg (M) Emerald BC
- Jake Tucker 75 kg (M) Emerald BC
- Damien Sullivan 92+ kg (M) Emerald BC
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