Sian lands gold in lawn bowls triples

Sian Honnor
Sian Honnor

SIAN Honnor skipped England to the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games women’s lawn bowls triples final in Glasgow last night.

Homefield Park bowler and Worthing Herald chief reporter Honnor and her team mates, Sophie Tolchard and Ellen Falkner, defeated Australia 22-4 in the final.

England scored five shots on both the first and third ends to lead 11-0 after three ends.

They moved 20-1 ahead by ten ends, before comfortably seeing out the victory.

England had defeated Wales 18-13 in the semi-finals.

In the bronze medal match, South Africa beat Wales 23-14.