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Delving into all things Commonwealth Games between now and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

We recap the week that was, chat to a Games star of the past, present or future and take a look at the week ahead for our Commonwealth Games aspirants.

EPISODE 18: CAITLIN THWAITES

The prolific Australian Diamonds Goal Shooter has proven her hand-eye coordination to be some of the best in the business.

Caitlin Thwaites arrived at Collingwood Magpies after some time with the NSW Swifts where she clocked up an impressive 537 goals at 88.8 per cent last year, nabbing the title of best accuracy rate in the entire league.

In this episode of Gold Coast Gold, Thwaites discusses her battle with mental illness, the psychology of a shooter and the new look Diamonds team aiming for Gold Coast 2018.

A multi-faceted woman with an inspiring story to tell.

 

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Thwaites takes aim at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

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