Ireland's Daina Moorehouse takes gold at European Youth Championships

Ireland's Daina Moorehouse takes gold at European Youth Championships

Ireland have won gold at the European Youth Championships in Italy.

Bray light-flyweight Daina Moorehouse dominated her Russian opponent to claim gold with a unanimous decision victory.

Leitrim's Dearbhla Rooney claimed a featherweight silver today.

Evelyn Igharo of Louth also took silver in the light welterweight category.

Sligo flyweight Dean Clancy also had to settle for silver after suffering an early points deduction.

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