Birmingham Day 6 Update

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Catch up on all the latest news for the Australian Team at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

 

Hockey

Hockeyroos grind past Scots to top group

The Hockeyroos defeated Scotland to top the side's group as they progress into the knockout stages of the Birmingham tournament.

Govers powers Kookas to third Games win

Blake Govers has flexed for the Kookaburras to maintain Australia's perfect Birmingham Games record with a 3-0 win over South Africa.

Weightlifting

No regrets as Young lifts for the stars

The charismatic weightlifter gave it his all to come away with a Commonwealth Games medal on debut.

Precious medal for strongwoman Charisma

The Gold Coast 2018 silver medallist adds a second career medal to her personal collection, this time a bronze in Birmingham.

T20 Cricket

McGrath, Mooney power Australian Women's Cricket Team into the Semi-Finals with Crucial Victory

The uber talented duo of Tahlia McGrath and Beth Mooney have overcome a shaky start by the Aussies to lead the side to a convincing victory over Pakistan today.

Athletics

Denny zeroing in on Games discus gold

After narrowly missing medals at both the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth and then the Tokyo Olympics, the big man of Australian athletics has his sights set on a Birmingham medal.

Bol through to Games 800m final

The Athletics Australia star has progressed to the 800m final where he is attempting to become the first Australian man to win the 800m since Peter Bourke at the Brisbane 1982 Commonwealth Games breaking a 40-year drought.

Starc pushes through pain to claim silver

Brandon Starc gritted his teeth, pulled himself off the mat and pushed through a bruised heel to add high jump silver in Birmingham to his Gold Coast gold.

O'Hanlon's gamble delivers another gold

The Gold Coast 2018 gold medallist has defended his title in the men's T37/38 100m event, and winning Australia's 200th athletics gold medal in the process.

Mountain Biking

Cuthbert wins breakthrough MTB silver

The Commonwealth Games debutant makes Australian Games history claiming silver in mountain biking after a stirring effort in the final laps.

Boxing

Scott dancing towards grand boxing finale

The three-time Commonwealth Games representative has started her Birmingham 2022 Games campaign with a bang.

Beach Volleyball

Men's volleyballers overcome Rwanda scare

The Men's Beach Volleyball pair has advanced to the quarter-finals of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games tournament.

Squash

Snubbed squash champs have point to prove

The Gold Coast 2018 gold medal winning mixed doubles pair are looking to defend their title at the Birmingham Games.

Cycling

Dennis craves elusive Games cycling gold

The Glasgow 2014 silver medallist returns to the Commonwealth Games looking to go one better in Birmingham.

Lawn Bowls

Lindfield, 63, devotes silver to sick mum

The national treasure of Australia's Commonwealth Games village Cheryl Lindfield joined with Serena Bonnell to claim silver in the women's Para-lawn Bowls Pairs B6-B8.

Swimming

McKeon fires golden last swim shot

The swimming superstar adds another record to her already legendary career resume.

Badminton

Badminton Singles lighting up the Court

The Australian Badminton team have kicked off the individual events with a number of comfortable wins, as they look to progress strongly through the pool rounds.

Schueler loss ruins magnificent seven

At the end of a relentlessly successful day for Australia's badminton team at the Commonwealth Games, Jacob Schueler's defeat in the men's singles put paid to the prospect of a magnificent seven victories.

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