Team England announce squad for the EUBC Schools European Championships 2023

July 3, 2023 | by Chris Boyd


A strong squad of 21 boxers has been selected by Team England for the EUBC Schools European Championships 2023, which will take place in Maribor, Slovenia from Tuesday 15th to Saturday 26th August.

10 female and 11 male boxers make up the squad, following an England Performance selection camp held at Tamworth Boxing Club between 24th and 25th June.

One male reserve boxer is also in the squad:


36kg Summer Grigg Second City Boxing Club Midlands
38kg Leah Paylor Birtley ABC Tyne, Tees & Wear
40kg Tiegan King High Fell ABC Tyne, Tees & Wear
42kg Lily Bassett TM Boxing London
46kg Serena Mali Cleary’s ABC Midlands
48kg Jaya Kalsi Cleary’s ABC Midlands
51kg Letitia McKee Birkenhead Venture Merseyside and Cheshire
54kg Siobhan Haley Platinum Boxing Yorkshire
57kg Megan Woods Barum Boxing Club Western Counties
60kg Rihanna Holden Phil Thomas School of Boxing Tyne, Tees & Wear


40kg William Saunders Sporting Ring ABC Southern Counties
42kg Azaan Hussain The Purge Boxing Academy Yorkshire
44kg Kai Walsh Bodyshots ABC London
46kg Owen McCann Rainham Boxing Club London
48kg Frankie Smith (Reserve) Rainham Boxing Club London
48kg Yashua Fleming TM Boxing London
50kg Albert McCleary Bodyshots ABC London
52kg Billy Dean Smith (Pictured, Main) Repton Boxing Club London
54kg Davie McDonagh Northside ABC North West
57kg Sonny Hollingsworth Billingham Boxing Academy Tyne, Tees & Wear
60kg Luke Moore Henry’s Gym Yorkshire
63kg William Loveridge Sporting Ring ABC Southern Counties

England’s coaching team for the tournament has also been determined as Q Shillingford, Andy Marksby, John Hodkinson, Shanice Lauren and Preya Dhanecha make the trip to Slovenia, led by National Coach Mick Maguire. Tyrone Harold is the team manager for the tournament.

The Schools team will also take part in four Team England preparation camps ahead of flying out to the Balkan Peninsula.