A didgeridoo player from Australia entertains during the 2018 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay at SASCOC House. Photo: Aubrey KgakatsiBackpagePix

BRISBANE – South Africa booked their spot in the gold medal match with victory in the bowls mixed pairs on Tuesday at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

South Africa’s Princess Schreuder and Philippus Walker, directed by Graham Ward and Johanna van Rooyen beat Wales 11-9 to book their spot in the gold medal match. It was only from the 12th end (locked at 8-8) that the South Africans finally edged ahead.

In the women’s triples, section D, round three, South Africa’s Elma Davis, Esme Kruger, Johanna Snyman went down 28 -11 to England.

In the men’s singles, Section D, round five, Petrus Breitenbach posted victory in this third match of the day. His record going into this game was 1-1 and he turned that into a winning average by beating Phillip Jones (Norfolk Islands)  21-13.

In the men’s fours, Section B, round two, it was another solid win for South Africa as Gerry Baker, Jason Evans, Rudi Jacobs and Morgan Muvhango thumped Norfolk Islands 25-7. 

African News Agency (ANA)

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