Joe Cordina has failed in his bid to become the third
Welshman to reach London 2012 after losing in the first
round at the European Olympic qualifying tournament in
A fantastic first round saw Cordina race into a 10-4 lead.
However, the experienced Irishman came back strongly in the second
to force a standing count and take the lead by a score of 17-14.
Joyce landed more powerful punches in the last round that were just
too much for Joe who was retired by the corner.