Joe Ward is through to the 70Kg final of the AIBA World Junior Championships following an impressive 12-2 semi final win over Ravshanjan Abdunazarov of Uzbekistan at the Yerevan Sports Complex in Yerevan, Armenia.

Ward, who boxes out of the Moate club in Westmeath, will meet Hayk Khachatryan of Armenia in the light middleweight final.

Khachatryan beat Cuban, Miguel Jesus Hidalgo Len 4-1 to set up Saturday's Ireland v Armenia final.