Cockenzie & Port Seaton
Competing at his first Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Derek had the perfect campaign, winning gold in both Triples and Fours. Neck and neck with hosts Australia in the Triples final the Scotland trio of Derek, Ronnie Duncan and Darren Burnett took crucial points when it mattered to secure a 19-14 win and Scotland's first ever medal in this event.
In the Fours, Derek teamed up with defending champions Alex Marshall and Paul Foster as well as fellow Games debutant Ronnie Duncan to claim a second gold. Sitting 13-11 down going into the last end,Â some show-stopping play from all four men saw them score four bowls in the last end, walking away with a 15-13 win.