The IMMAF Junior and Senior World Championships 2021 will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from January 24th-29th 2022.

The following team chosen to represent Ireland at this championships tournament were selected by the IMMAA Coaching panel based on the abilities they demonstrated at IMMAA/ IMMAF events throughout 2021.

Junior FemaleAthleteGym
FlyweightKiya O’ SullivanCMAC
FlyweightEabha CruiseSBG HQ
BantamweightSinead Ni NuallainSBG HQ
Junior MaleAthleteGym
FlyweightKian McCartonSBG HQ
FeatherweightLiam HandHMA
FeatherweightDean LoweSBG Clonmel
LightweightMax LallySBG Naas
WelterweightJordan ScullySBG Tullamore
Senior FemaleAthleteGym
AtomweightNadine AbbottTeam Ryano
AtomweightCaitlyn HadfieldTeam Ryano Causeway
FlyweightMegan HamillSBG HQ
FlyweightSarah CarneyHMA
BantamweightKerry Ann VernonSBG Cork
Senior MalesAthleteGym
FlyweightJamie AbbottTeam Ryano
FlyweightGary RooneySBG HQ
FlyweightEoghan TeagueTR OMMA
BantamweightTaylor QuinnTeam Ryano
FeatherweightRyan KeoghSBG HQ
FeatherweightDamien McKennaTR OMMA
LightweightSolomon SimonTeam Ryano Waterford
WelterweightAdam McEnroeHMA
WelterweightCameron ClementsTeam Ryano OMMA
MiddleweightPaul BuckleyMMA Cork


Also selected for the team, were Stephen Purcell (Senior Male Bantamweight), Lewis Byrne (Senior Male Featherweight), Paddy Moran (Senior Male Lightweight), Ethan Guerin (Senior Male Welterweight) and Daniel O’ Sullivan (Senior Male Middleweight). Unfortunately due to the high number of applications to the tournament in the senior male categories there were not room for all athletes selected in each weight division and so these five athletes are on reserve in the event that a space becomes available in their divisions.

The team will be accompanied to the tournament by the following coaches – Team Ireland Head Coach Andy Ryan, John Kavanagh, Liam-Og Griffin, Marlene Griffin, Arann Maguire, Bobby Meade, Paddy Holohan, Alexander O Sullivan, Sergey Pikulskiy, Gerry Poltorak and Kieran Davern.

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