SA bowls for gold at Commonwealth Games

By admin
28 July 2014

Congratulations to the South African bowls team, who won their third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games today.

The South African bowls team won its third gold medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games through the men's triples team on Monday morning.

The trio of Bobby Donnelly, Pierre Breitenbach and Prince Neluonde defeated Northern Ireland 19-10.

The South African bowlers were in great form as they led 11-3 after nine ends and 16-10 on the 15th end of the 18 ends played.

Wales defeated Australia 16-12 in the bronze medal clash. The medal added to the win by South Africa's women in the fours and the visually impaired mixed pairs B2/B3, while Colleen Piketh took bronze in the singles. At the 2010 Delhi Games, the South African bowlers won three gold medals. Chad le Clos will be looking for his fifth medal in the men's 100m butterfly final.  

- SAPA and iol

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