DAY NINE: Australia Uncatchable As Commonwealth Games End Draws Near

Emma Cox. Pic Getty

Emma Cox. Pic Getty

Flamboyant Australian Aaron Wilson did his best Cristiano Ronaldo impression by tearing his shirt off after winning Commonwealth Games gold - in the genteel sport of lawn bowls.

Yamba duo Cameron Pilley and Donna Urquhart will play for a Commonwealth Games gold medal.

They won the first game 11-9, but fell 8-11, 10-11 to bow out.

Nigerian boxers Yetunde Odunuga and Milicent Agboegbulem have won two bronze medals at the ongoing 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Although her journey is over, Robertson still walks away with a bronze medal on her debut at the Games. They, however, lost the round 3 tie against Northern Ireland 14-15 on Tuesday.

"Some of the decisions have been really bad lately, for Australia".

Stridsman's triumph capped a remarkable comeback: she tore an anterior cruciate ligament in a knee last September but carried the injury through three fights at selection trials in November.

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"I would simply say enjoy Australia while you are here, this includes Cameroon and any other athletes, stay within the law and be mindful of the fact that there is a system in place in this country", Beattie told a news conference on Wednesday.

After securing a Games berth, Stridsman had surgery and the damaged ligament was replaced with an Achilles tendon taken from a corpse. "I think it's disappointing that athletes that have come didn't compete as they were scheduled to compete", he told Reuters.

Australia's men's 4x100 relay team faded to fourth while the women's 4x100 team literally fell flat when Melissa Breen inexplicably stumbled at the last baton change and crashed to the track.

The 31-year-old couldn't believe her achievement.

Wales hit out early but Hosking responded and comfortably won a sprint to the line to continue a stellar start to 2018, which also included her winning the women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in February.

Fearnley will race alongside compatriot Jake Lappin, while Australian para-marathoners Eliza Ault-Connell and Madison de Rozario chase gold in the women's equivalent.

And dual Commonwealth gold-medallist David Palmer and teammate Zac Alexander booked a berth in Sunday's men's squash doubles gold medal match.

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