Darren O’Neill captains Irish boxers

Darren O’Neill has been named as the captain of the Irish boxing team for the European Senior Championships which begin in Turkey on Friday.

The team comprises of nine fighters: Joe Ward, Ray Moylette, Michael McDonagh, Con Sheehan, Willie McLaughlin, Michael Conlon, John Joe Nevin, Cathal McMonagle and O’Neill

Unfortunately, Paddy Barnes, the current European light-flyweight champion, had to withdraw from the Irish squad after picking up a hand injury. The draw for the 2011 European Championships will be made tomorrow.

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