Six Irish boxers going for gold in Poland

Six Irish boxers will be going for gold medals in six finals at the European Union Championships in Cetniewo Poland this afternoon.

Today's finals begin at 3pm Irish time.

Irish captain Ken Egan, Con Sheehan, Darren Sutherland, David Oliver Joyce, John Joe Nevin and Paddy Barnes are all just one bout away from finishing on top of the podium.

Egan, Sutherland, Nevin and Barnes have qualified for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing along with John Joe Joyce.

Egan and Sutherland go head-to-head with English 2008 Olympians Tony Jeffries and James DeGale in the light heavyweight and middleweight finals this afternoon.

The Sutherland/DeGale decider is a repeat of the 2007 European Union 75Kg final which Sutherland won (23-19) at the National Stadium in Dublin.

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