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Day Seven – 2018 Commonwealth Games

“What a hero” They say the man will be given the freedom of “Bont”. That was the reaction on social media to the final bowl that Gilbert Miles drew in to claim a Bronze medal against Scotland. Partnering former school headteacher Julie Thomas, from Bridgend in the B2/B3 Mixed Pairs, the Pontarddulais veteran held his nerve on the extra end of an excellent bronze medal match which was streamed live on the BBC Sport website. Their Scottish opponents Irene Edgar & Rob Bull had forced an extra end, clawing back a 7-3 and 9-4 deficit early in the match before the
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Day Four – 2018 Commonwealth Games

Daniels delivers Wales’ first medal on the greens. April 8th 2018 can be another memorable moment that Laura Daniels can add to her impressive bowling CV. Daniels’ outstanding form continued into the semi-final where she faced Canada’s Kelly McKerihen powering past her Canadian opposition winning 21 – 13. Setting her up for the Gold medal match that evening against current title holder Jo Edwards from New Zealand. The Gold medal decider took place under the BroadBeach lights in front of a large crowd, and was televised live back home on the BBC. Daniels’ lead 15-10 and then 17-13, however the
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Day Three – 2018 Commonwealth Games

Day Three – Commonwealth Games Day three was also going to be a pivotal day in the quest for medals in Week One of the Lawn Bowls events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Starting the day, in the Ladies Singles event Laura Daniels was safe in the knowledge that she was through to the evenings Quarter Finals, however wanted to continue the good form that has seen her unbeaten to date in Section B. In the battle for top spot in the group, it was Caroline Brown from Scotland who came out on top winning 21-13, with Laura up against
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Day One – 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games is underway in what was a busy first day for our Welsh bowlers in the Lawn Bowls events. Ten matches in all, which started in bright morning sunshine, before a mid-afternoon cloudburst delayed play before the evening session under the Broadbeach floodlights. Laura Daniels began her Ladies Singles campaign with two wins, firstly an excellent 21-15 win over Guernsey’s recently crowned World Cup indoor singles winner Lucy Beere. Laura followed that up with a 21-10 win over Amaliah Matali from Brunei to round off a good days work. The Ladies Fours of Caroline Taylor, Jess Sims,
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Meet the Team – Support Staff

With just days until our athletes set off for the Gold Coast, many of us are counting down until our players take to the greens. But behind the team is a group of very passionate people, who work tirelessly in the run up to and during the games to give our athletes every chance of achieving their ambitions. Team Wales – support
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World Short Mat Bowls Championship 2018

This week sees Short Mat Team Wales heading out to Stromstad in Sweden for the World Short Mat Bowls Championship which begins on the 16th March and concludes on Sunday 18 March. WSMBA World Championships 2018
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