Birmingham 2022 - Day 3 Round Up

Team Scotland are still in the medal hunt in the Men’s Pairs, Para Men’s Pairs B6-B8 and Para Women’s Pairs B6-B8 as all three teams have advanced to the semi-final stages of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

In the Women’s Singles, Dee Hoggan was in top form to defeat Wales’s Laura Daniels 21-14 in her final group match. The Scot then took on Australia’s Ellen Ryan and struggled to find her rhythm and eventually lost out 9-21. Dee will also compete in the Women’s Triples with Lauren Baillie-Whyte and Caroline Brown, their first group matches are on Tuesday.

Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE continue their quest for a third gold medal in the Men’s Pairs together after claiming another two victories today. A 15-11 victory against New Zealand in their final group match and then a comfortable 20-7 win over Fiji in their quarter-final match rounded off a good days work. Paul and Alex now play England’s Jamie Walker and Sam Tolchard in a mouth-watering semi-final tomorrow at 12noon. The medal matches for the Men’s Pairs will be take place at 8.30am on Tuesday.

Our Men’s Triples team of Stewart Anderson, Iain McLean and Darren Burnett bowed out at the quarter-final stage after suffering defeat to the strong Welsh triple, featuring Owain Dando, Ross Owen and Jonathan Tomlinson. Attention for them now turns to the Men’s Singles and Men’s Fours events which begin on Tuesday.

In the Para Men’s Pairs B6-B8, Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace finished off their group phase in style with a 25-5 win over New Zealand. Their commanding win saw them finish in first place and they now take on New Zealand again in tomorrow’s semi-final at 8.30am. The medal matches for the Para Men’s Pairs B6-B7 will be contested on Tuesday at 4.15pm.

Fortunately for Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson the last round of group matches went their way in the Para Women’s Pairs B6-B8. The duo finished in fourth position and advance to the semi-final stages where they face England at 8.30am tomorrow. Medal matches for the Para Women’s Pairs will take place at 3pm on Wednesday.

Melanie Inness and Robert Barr also got their campaign underway this evening in the Para Mixed Pairs B2/B3. In their opening, group match they comfortably defeated South Africa 28-6.

A full breakdown of Scotland’s scores from day three can be found below:-

Session 1 – 8.30am:

  • Group Match 4 - Women’s Singles (Dee Hoggan) beat Wales 21-14

Session 2 – 11.30am:

  • Group Match 4 - Men’s Pairs (Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE) beat New Zealand 15-11

Session 3 – 3pm:

  • Group Match 5 - Para Men’s Pairs B6-B8 (Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace) beat New Zealand 25-5
  • Quarter-Final – Men’s Triples (Stewart Anderson, Iain McLean and Darren Burnett) lost to Wales 12-17

Session 4 – 6pm:

  • Group Match 1 - Para Mixed Pairs B2/B3 (Melanie Inness with Director George Miller and Robert Barr with Director Sarah Jane Ewing) beat South Africa 28-6
  • Quarter-Final – Women’s Singles (Dee Hoggan) lost to Australia 9-21
  • Quarter-Final – Men’s Pairs (Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE) beat Fiji 20-7

Full Results here: https://results.birmingham2022.com/#/sports-selection

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