Two young Wexford boxers selected on Irish team for European competition

Two young Wexford boxers have been selected to be part of an Irish boxing team…

Both Sophie Lawlor and Kalib Walshe are part of the Irish squad that will take part in the European schools’ competition. Kalib fights at 44kg, while Sophie fights at 54kg.

Both boxers will represent their school, Wexford CBS, in the European competition.

27 boxers from Ireland make up the Team Ireland squad.

Speaking on the announcement, a spokesperson for IABA Wexford stated:

“A big well done to CBS Boxing Club Wexford with two of their boxers on the European selection. It’s a great achievement. Keep up the good work lads,” they said.

As per a report on, the tournament is being hosted by the Slovenian Boxing Federation in Maribor, from August 15th to 26th. The draw takes place on August 16th, and boxing begins on August 17th.

Wexford Weekly
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