Over 400 competitors, officials and spectators from Holland, Sweden, Canada, Poland, Scotland and the UK are expected to descend on South Dublin County on the 7th October for the Esker All Female BoxCup 2016. The three day Boxing event takes place in the CBS Sportshall, Roselawn, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

Now in its fourth year, The Esker All Female BoxCup has grown to become Europe’s biggest female only boxing tournament. Weigh ins take place on 7th October with boxing commencing at 11:30am on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October.  Ladies fighters range from 10 years old up to elite Boxers.

Esker Amateur Boxing Club were approved an offer of assistance from South Dublin County Council under the Community Tourism Diaspora Scheme for this year’s tournament. The scheme, run in association with Fáilte Ireland and IPB Insurance, is aimed at providing support to community based events that involve overseas visitors in order to carry through the legacy of The Gathering in 2013 and beyond. It is also aimed at fostering the growth of strong county Diaspora networks on the basis that Diaspora relationships are rooted in ‘people and place’.

Facebook link for Esker ABC:https://www.facebook.com/esker.boxingclub/

Facebook link for Esker All Female BoxCup 2016:   https://www.facebook.com/Esker-All-Female-BoxCup-2016/

Online entry form with all eligible age and weight categories:

Online Entry Form

OR alternatively email entries to:





Esker All Female BoxCup 2016
CBS Sports Hall, Lucan, County Dublin, Ireland

Weigh in 1 – Thursday 6th October 6-9pm (Local entrants)
Weigh in 2 – Friday 7th October 6-9pm (International and Irish)


Boxers are matched according to YEAR OF BIRTH NOT CURRENT AGE..
Entry cost – €10 per boxer

Boxer will be grouped into 4 boxers closest in number of bouts..
Provisional Junior 0-5 carded bouts.
Provisional Senior 6 plus carded bouts.
Elite – Senior (Formerly Intermediate)/Elite Level Boxers
Novice Adults 0 – 8 Carded bouts

Weights for boxers aged 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.. All Kilograms
25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 36, 39, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 57, 60, 63, 66, 70, 75, 80, 86, 91, 91+

Weights for Senior, Elite and Novice boxers aged 18 – 40. All Kilograms
45 – 48 , 48-51 , 51-54, 57-60, 60-64, 64-69, 69-75, 75-81, 81-91, 91+

Boxing starts at 11am on both Saturday 8th October and Sunday 9th October
There will be two international rings in operation and boxers and coaches will be clearly advised which ring their bouts will be scheduled for, i.e. Ring A/Ring B.

Local accommodation includes.. The Spa Hotel Lucan, The Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley (10% Discount for tournament participants), Finnstown Hotel Lucan, Springfield Hotel Leixlip, Courtyard Hotel Leixlip, West County Hotel Palmerstown. Bed and Breakfasts are abundant in the area also. St Patrick’s University Maynooth may have student accommodation available. Check individual websites for information.

Link to Airport Hopper bus services to the Lucan, Leixlip and Maynooth areas..