Team Ireland enjoyed a winning weekend at the European Schoolboy and Schoolgirl Championships in Albena, Bulgaria.The Irish squad claimed a record-breaking 14 medals – four of which were gold – at the 16th edition of the tournament which concluded concluded on May 29th.

This meant a second place finish in the overall medal table behind Russia and ahead of England in third.

The 2018 Championships marks the first occasion that the competition was hosted as a joint male and female event.

Ireland’s female boxers impressed at the first time of asking after claiming three gold, two silver and four bronze in Bulgaria.

“The entire squad were absolutely magnificent from the start of the tournament to today’s finals. They can all be proud of their performances as we are certainly proud of the performances of this amazing young team” said Irish coach Liam Brereton.