Gold for Thornton

April 12, 2018

Gold on the Gold Coast: East Shepparton coach Josh Thornton snared Commonwealth Games gold today on the greens of Broadbeach Bowling Club.

It was a golden day for Josh Thornton on the Gold Coast.

The East Shepparton coach and his bowlers with a disability open triples teammates Tony Bonnell and Ken Hanson snared a gold medal in today's final against New Zealand.

Thornton's trio engineered a 14-13 win over their Trans-Tasman rivals in thrilling circumstances, securing success with the final bowl of the match.

The gold medal triumph for Thornton came just a day after fellow Goulburn Valley export Emma Cox claimed a silver medal in the double trap shooting event.

For the full report, pick up a copy of tomorrow's News.

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