Positive results were registered in the Gold Coast, during the Commonwealth Games, in Lawn Bowls when the Women’s Four Team won the two games they played against England and India. The Women’s Four Team is made up of Sharon Callus and the family Rixon – Rosemary and daughters Connie and Rebecca.
In the Men’s Pairs, Shaun Parnis and Brendan Aquilina, had to battle against the strong home team of Australia, who defeated them with a score of 22 -11. In their second match against Brunei Darussalam, the duo made up for the initial disappointment, going on to win with a score of 28 -11.
Women’s Fours Section B Rd 1
Malta 14 – England 10
Malta 20 – India 15
Men’s Pairs Section A Rd 1
Australia 22 – Malta 11
Malta 28 – Brunei 11
Malta started well with a win from Colette Sultana who had the better of Suzanne Hennings (Cayman Islands). Despite a challenging first set Sultana went on to win her first game 3 – 0. Sultana’s second match was against Malaysia’s Nicol David who won in three straight sets. David is a former eight times, world champion and is considered to be a legend in the Squash community. Dianne Kellas, had a tough start playing against Australian Christine Nunn, who won the game in three straight sets.
Daniel Zammit-Lewis started off with a good win against Kale Wilson (Trinidad & Tobago) winning with a final score of 3-0. A hard fought first set, saw the score of 13-11 being registered, however Wilson, did not show the same determination as that of the first one, enabling Zammit-Lewis to win both sets with a score of 11 – 8. In the second round, Zammit-Lewis had to battle it out against Jamaican Lewis Walters who won in three straight sets.
The Squash team will next be on court on Tuesday 10th April in the doubles competition.