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Midlands Boxer Fights For European Gold This Afternoon

Niamh Keogh is one of six Irish fighters boxing for gold in Italy today.

A midlands boxer is in gold medal contention at the European Junior Championships today.

Olympic Boxing Club Mullingar fighter Niamh Keogh beat Lana Paljusic of Croatia on Sunday to progress to the silver/gold final.

Her 52kg bout will pit her against an English fighter this afternoon.

The other Irish finalist are team captain Ava Henry (Docklands), Grace Conway (Tredagh), Mary McDonagh (Sliabh Luachra), Jamie Collins (Drimnagh) and Tadhg O’Donnell (Four Kings)

Midlands fighters collecting bronze medals after losing semi finals are John Harty of Portlaoise BC and Olympic Boxing Club Mullingar's Ailfe Jordan.

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