Conlon & Ward score Gold for O’Donnell’s Team Ireland

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It's been a golden day for Ireland at the European Elite Boxing Championships.

Westmeath's Joe Ward has beaten Peter Mullenberg of the Netherlands to claim gold in the light-heavyweight decision.

Earlier, Michael Conlan won gold in the bantamweight division with a unanimous decision victory over Britain's Qais Ashfaq.

Donegal's Peter O'Donnell is Ireland Team manager in Bulgaria.

It's a first major championships for the Raphoe man as head of an Irish team.