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Lawn Bowls - Commonwealth Games Success

Congratulations to our Home Nations Lawn Bowlers!

 

Bowls has always been a crowd pleaser at the Commonwealth Games and this year has been no exception. The fantastic achievements of the bowlers from the home nations has been one of the main reasons for its popularity - and they haven’t let us down again this year.

 

Alex Marshall became Scotland's most successful Commonwealth Games athlete by winning a fifth gold in Australia. Marshall won the lawn bowls men's fours with Ronald Duncan, Derek Oliver and Paul Foster. England beat Wales 15-9 to win the bronze-medal match.

 

Wales beat Scotland 12-10 in the final of men's pairs to win Gold.

 

Scotland beat Australia 19-14 in the men's triples to win Gold.

 

Laura Daniels from Wales picked up a silver in the women's singles.

 

Scotland's Claire Johnston and Lesley Doig won bronze with a confident win over Canada 18-10 in the womens pairs.

 

Scotland got a silver in the women's triples and England won the bronze.

 

England's Robert Paxton claimed men's singles bronze, defeating reigning champion Darren Burnett of Scotland.

 

Wales beat Scotland 13-12 in a dramatic sudden-death end to win bronze in the lawn bowls B2/B3 mixed pairs. Welsh skipper Gilbert Miles produced a sensational shot to steal victory when the teams were tied in the last end.


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