Taylor & O’Reilly Win Gold For Ireland

Katie Taylor has won Ireland’s first gold medal at the European Games in Baku. She’s beaten Estelle Mossely in the women’s lightweight final in the last few moments. After a split decision in the first round, Taylor dominated the remainder of the fight to win on a unanimous decision. It’s the Irish boxer’s 18th gold medal in international competition. Michael O’Reilly has won Ireland’s second gold medal of the day after a sensational win against home favourite, Xaybula Musalov at the European Games in Baku. The Portlaoise man came out on top after a unanimous decision went his way. It means Ireland finish third on the medal table for boxing after Katie Taylor’s gold earlier.

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