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Commonwealth Games: Northern Ireland medal tally at nine

James McGivern will look to secure another medal for Northern Ireland today at the Commonwealth Games. Picture by Mark Marlow

Northern Ireland's Commonwealth Games team have now won nine medals after a successful day in the boxing ring.

Kristina O'Hara is guaranteed silver after winning her semi-final while Steven Donnelly, Brendan Irvine and Carly McNaul also secured medals by winning their quarter-final fights.

Light-fly O'Hara willl face Indonesia's Mary Korn in the final on Saturday.

Seven of the team's nine medals have been secured by boxers.

A further boxing medal could also be won by men's lightweight James McGivern today as he faces a quarter-final showdown with Jean John Colin from Mauritius.


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