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Broadhurst named on Irish squad for European Elite Women’s Championships in Spain

Broadhurst named on Irish squad for European Elite Women’s Championships in Spain

Local boxer Amy Broadhurst has been named on the Irish Athletic Boxing Association’s four-strong squad for the European Elite Women’s Championships in Spain.

Boxing begins on August 24th in Madrid.

Dundalk southpaw Amy Broadhurst, the current European Under-22 champion, has been named in place of World Elite lightweight champion Kellie Harrington who is nursing a hand injury.

The other four members of the squad are Cork’s Christina Desmond, Cavan’s Ceire Smith and Castlerea’s Aoife O’Rourke.

Reacting to her selection on Twitter this week, Amy said: “It’s been a long time waiting to announce this!! But thrilled to announce I’ve been selected to represent Ireland at the European Elite Championships next week in Madrid 🇪🇸 Huge opportunity for me. This is what I’m in this sport for, I’m ready to take on the best!!”

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