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07 Dec 2021

Kildare boxer representing Ireland at U22 European Championships in Russia

Niamh Earley from Ryston

Kildare boxer on way to represent Ireland at U22 European Championships in Russia

Ryston wishes Niamh well

Ryston's Niamh Earley will be representing Ireland in Russia at the European Under-22 Championships.

The tournament takes place in Vladikavkaz. The team arrived yesterday and the competition is due to start tomorrow with the finals scheduled for Sunday March 17.

Nineteen-year-old Niamh will be fighting in the Women’s Flyweight – 51kg. The former World Junior silver medallist hopes to build on her experience at last year's tournament.

"There are 12 at the weight meaning the lilywhite is one or two wins from a medal and, if she can go further, finals day coincides with Earley’s birthday – what a story that would be," said www.irish-boxing.com

There are ten boxers on the Irish team and Niamh is the only one from Kildare taking part.

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