Your guide to Super Saturday as Northern Ireland’s Magnificent Seven prepare to battle for Commonwealth glory
It’s a busy and potentially historic day for Northern Ireland boxers in Birmingham.
even Team NI fighters will step into the ring knowing they’ve already medaled at the Commonwealth Games. However, all seven boxers will be desperate for a place in Sunday’s finals day, where the gold medals will be up for grabs.
The first Northern Irish fighter in the ring on Saturday is Eireann Nugent at 11:45. She will face Welsh women Rosie Eccles in the light middleweight category.
At 2:30 p.m., Ormeau Road boxer Carly McNaul takes on Ugandan Teddy Nakimuli in the light flyweight semifinals.
It’s Dylan Eagleson’s turn at 3 p.m. The Bangor teenager takes on Scotsman Matthew McHale in the final bantamweight clash.
Next stop is Amy Broadhurst at 3:45 p.m. She will face Nigerian Cynthia Ogunsemilore in the lightweight division.
Aidan Walsh will enter the ring at 4:30 p.m., where he will face Garan Croft of Wales for a place in the men’s light middleweight final.
Jude Gallagher enters the fray at 7:15 p.m. He will face Canadian Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh at the featherweight level.
The last of the Magnificent Seven is Michaela Walsh, at 7:30 p.m. The Belfast woman will face South African Phiwokuhle Sbusisiwe Mnguni.