Ellie Mai flying high in Russia

Clonmel’s Ellie Mai Gartland has guaranteed herself at least a silver medal at the European Junior Boxing Championships.

The bantamweight boxer overcame England’s Sameenah Toussan in her semi final today to book her place in the final tomorrow.

The Presentation Secondary School student is one of 13 members of the 25 strong Irish team that have secured medals in the championships in Russia.