• To Birmingham 2022

PODCAST: Gold Coast Gold Ep3 – Shelley Watts

Hosted by Dave Culbert



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 2: Shelley Watts


Shelley Watts made history after she claimed Australia’s first female boxing gold medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in the lightweight division.

From the small town of Laurieton in NSW, the 27-year-old says she has always been heavily supported by the locals – even throwing her a street parade after she returned from Glasgow.

Watts joined our host Dave Culbert on the podcast to discuss the highs and lows of her boxing journey this far.

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  • Boxing clever towards Birmingham

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  • Skye high on gold

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  • Daily Preview – Friday 6th April

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