Quigley helps Ireland to perfect victory

Ireland's elite boxers had a perfect night against France in Cork last night.

They won all ten of their matches at the Rochestown Hotel in Cork.

Finn Valley's European Champion Jason Quigley and Olympic medallists Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan and John Joe Nevin were among those who recorded victories.

Quigley was a convincing 15-4 winner against Michael Tavares.

The second leg of the competition takes place in Dublin on Sunday.

75kg: Jason Quigley (Ireland) bt Michel Tavares (France) 15-4

49kg: Paddy Barnes (Ireland) bt  Dylan Beccu (France) RSCH2

52kg: Michael Conlan (Ireland) bt Samuel Kistohurry (France) 25-10

56kg: John Joe Nevin (Ireland) bt Elias Friha (France) 14-6

60kg: Sean McComb (Ireland) bt Sopiane Oumiha (France) 13-13 c/b 43-40

64kg: David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) bt  Adelmalik Ladjali (France) 25-16

69kg: Adam Nolan (Ireland) bt Alexis Vastine (France) 19-8

81kg: Joe Ward (Ireland) bt Abdelkader Bouhenia (France) 17-5

91kg:  Jimmy Sweeney (Ireland) bt Aboulaye Diane (France) 17-14

91kg+: Con Sheehan (Ireland) bt Tony Yoka (France) 15-6