Amy Broadhurst is one of six Northern Irish boxers in the final ©Getty Images

Six boxers representing Northern Ireland sealed their spots in the gold-medal matches in boxing - the most of any country prior to the final day here at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Among them was world champion Amy Broadhurst, who eased into the women's under-60 kilogram final with a win over Cynthia Ogunsemilore by unanimous decision, meaning she takes on England's Gemma Richardson after her 3-2 split win over Jaismine Lamboria of India.

Michaela Walsh has twice finished runner-up at the Games, but will look to break that duck in the women's under-57kg final after beating South Africa's Phiwokuhle Sbusisiwe Mnguni unanimously.

Her next opponent is Elizabeth Oshoba of Nigeria, who defeated Australian Tina Rahimi on a 4-1 split.

Carly McNaul was the third on the women's side to guarantee herself a silver medal by beating Ugandan Teddy Nakimuli unanimously in the under-50kg, with world champion Nikhat Zareen of India to meet her in the final after beating England's Savannah Stubley.

Carly McNaul, left, was one of three women's boxers from Northern Ireland to advance ©Getty Images
Carly McNaul, left, was one of three women's boxers from Northern Ireland to advance ©Getty Images

Jude Gallagher won by walkover in the men's under-57kg against Canadian Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh, meaning he faces Ghana's Joseph Commey next, a 4-1 victor over Hussam Uddin Mohammed of India.

Aidan Walsh, the brother of Michaela, had a strong final round to defeat Garan Croft of Wales on a 4-1 split in the men's under-71kg.

Mozambique's Tiago Osorio Muxanga fights him in the final after unanimously defeating Kassim Mbundwike of Tanzania.

Dylan Eagleson edged a 3-2 split decision victory over Matthew McHale of Scotland in the men's under-54kg and is due to face Abraham Mensah of Ghana, who defeated Owain Harris-Allan of Wales.

Despite McHale's defeat, Scotland ensured three boxers qualified including world bronze medallist Reese Lynch, who defeated Wyatt Sanford of Canada unanimously to make the final of the men's under-63.5kg.

Louis Richarno Colin of Mauritius, the 2010 bronze medallist, meets him there with a victory over Ghana's Abdul Wahib Omar.

Sam Hickey got the ball rolling for the Scots by causing a referee's stoppage, pummelling England's Lewis Richardson in the men's under-75kg.

Sam Hickey caused a referee's stoppage in his win over Lewis Richardson ©Getty Images
Sam Hickey caused a referee's stoppage in his win over Lewis Richardson ©Getty Images

Callum Peters of Australia was as convincing in his semi-final, nearly causing a referee's stoppage against Simnikiwe Bongco of South Africa.

Sean Lazzerini was the third Scot into the finals, winning in the under-80kg over Yusuf Lucasi Changalawe of Tanzania, with his opponent being Taylor Bevan of Wales after his victory over Aaron Bowen of England.

Delicious Orie finished the night as the fifth English boxer to progress with a unanimous win over Leuila Mau'u of New Zealand in the men's over-92kg.

Other home winners included Lewis Williams over Australian Edgardo Coumi in the men's under-92kg; Demie-Jade Resztan against Botswana's Lethabo Bokamoso Modukanele in the women's under-48kg and Kiaran MacDonald against Jake Dodd of Wales in the men's under-51kg.

World champions Zareen and Tammara Thibeault of Canada progressed to their finals.

Zareen defeated Savannah Stubley of England in the women's under-50kg, while Thibeault advanced at the expense of Caitlin Anne Parker of Australia in the women's under-75kg.