Darren O’Neill and John Joe Nevin got Ireland off to a perfect start at the Excel in London today.
Both men recorded wins to join Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan, who both received byes, in the last-16 of the Olympic Games.
Adam Nolan will be aiming to join that quartet in the last-16 on Sunday evening.
Katie Taylor has received a bye into the quarter-finals.
O’Neill and Nevin celebrating after today’s wins (photographs).