Ward hoping for medal

Joe Ward will have a chance to win a third European gold medal today.

The Moate southpaw advanced to the light-heavyweight decider, where he’ll face a Russian opponent, with a unanimous victory against Valentino Manfredonia of Italy.

Ward already has an impressive medal collection – two European gold, World silver and World gold at youth and junior level.

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Ulster duo Kurt Walker and Brendan Irvine must settle for bronze medals after losing their last-four bouts earlier.