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Commonwealth Games in brief.

ON TARGET: Jenny Corish of Wales competing in the Women's 10m air rifle pairs event ARCHERY: Janette Howells and Tapani Kamaru bowed out of their respective quarter-final stages of the individual compound competitions.

BADMINTON: Martyn Lewis and the mixed doubles of Caroline Harvey and James Phillips won their respective matches.

BOWLS: The men's triples pair of Chris Blake, Michael Fleming and Marc Wyatt progressed to the knockout stages yesterday, where they will face Guernsey with the winner tackling South Africa in the semi-finals. The pairs of Martin Selway and Jason Greenslade failed to progress despite winning eight out of their 11 pool games, while Robert Weale started his singles campaign with a couple of 2-0 victories. The ladies pairs and triples bowed out of the tournament.

RUGBY SEVENS: The 12-man Welsh squad start the two-day tournament tomorrow and face hosts India, Tonga and South Africa in their group ahead of Tuesday's finals day. Squad: Jevon Groves (capt), Alex Cuthbert, Ifan Davies Rhys Jones, Kristian Phillips, Tom Prydie (pictured), Richie Pugh, Lee Rees, Rhys Shellard, Aaron Shingler, Lee Williams, Gareth Davies.

SHOOTING: Despite setting a Welsh record, twins Sian and Jennifer Corish just missed out on bronze in the women's pairs 10m air rifle final after finishing one point behind India. Gareth Morris made the early running in the five-day singles full bore open event after producing the highest combined individual tally on the first two stages. Robert Oxford is in joint third, while the pairs are in eighth place. Mike Wixey and Scott Morgan finished in 13th and 22nd in the men's singles trap first stage, while Jackie Lewis and Cheryl Gizzy finished 18th and 21st in the women's event. Alan Green and Steve Pengelly finished seventh in the Pairs 25m centrefire pistol final, while John Croydon was eighth in the 50m rifle 3 positions.

TABLE TENNIS: Ryan Jenkins, Stephen Jenkins, Adam Robertson and Patrick Thomas all progressed to the next round with 4-0 victories. Twins Angharad and Megan Phillips lost their singles games but 14-year-old Charlotte Carey and Naomi Owen were victorious.

WRESTLING: Newtown wrestler Damion Arzu failed to make the medal matches of the 60kg freestyle men's event after losing to South African Marius Zacharias Loots. Craig Pilling and Brett Hawthorn will be in action today in their respective 55kg and 66kg events.


ON THE BALL: Angharad Phillips of Wales during the table tennis
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Wales On Sunday (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUC
Date:Oct 10, 2010
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