Team Scotland What To Watch - Day Four

July 31, 2022

Another big day ahead for Team Scotland as Judo gets underway – our most successful sport the last time it was on the programme at Glasgow 2014.

08:30 – Day four kicks off with Lawn Bowls B6-B8 Pairs semi-finals for both men and women. Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace take on Graham Skellern and Mark Noble of New Zealand and should be full of confidence, having defeated the same pairing 25-5 in the group stages. Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson face Michelle White and Gillian Platt of England.

09:30 – Jason Epton makes his senior debut at Commonwealth Games level, having represented Team Scotland at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games. He goes in the Men’s 81kg Weightlifting final.

10:00 – Judo has its first day of competition with Glasgow 2014 gold medallist Kimberley Rennicks looking to become the first judoka ever to win two Commonwealth Games gold medals. She is joined by seven judoka making their debut for Team Scotland.

10:30 – Swimming heats with plenty of Scottish interest in the Women’s 200m Backstroke and Men’s 50m Breaststroke, Women’s 100m Freestyle, Men’s 100m Butterfly, Women’s 200m IM and Women’s 100m Breaststroke.

11:00 – After a convincing first game win against South Africa and a narrow loss to New Zealand, Scotland face Kenya in the penultimate Women’s Hockey group stage game.

12:00 In Lawn Bowls Alex Marshall and Paul Foster face England’s Jamie Walker and Sam Tolchard in the Men’s Pairs semi-finals. Para Mixed Pairs B, Melanie Inness and Robert Barr, directed by George Miller and Sarah Jane Ewing, face New Zealand in their second game fo Birmingham 2022.

12:30 – Meanwhile, Lennon Mulligan takes to the Boxing ring, facing Eriu Temakau of Kiribati in the Flyweight round of 16.

13:00 – It’s individual apparatus finals time at Artistic Gymnastics with Frank Baines in the Men’s Floor (13:00), Shannon Archer and Cara Kennedy in the Women’s Vault, Cameron Lynn in the Pommel Horse (both 14:10), Shannon Archer in the Uneven Bars and Frank Baines and Pavel Karnejenko in the Rings (both 15.45).

14:00 – Sean Lazzerini takes on Jean Luc Rosalba of Mauritius in the Light Heavyweight Boxing round of 16.

14:00 – After a thrilling 5-5 draw against New Zealand in the first game and a narrow loss against Australia in the second game, Scotland take on South Africa in their penultimate Men’s Hockey group stage game.

14:00 – Already with medals under their belts, Neah Evans and John Archiblad are among the Scots in Track Cycling action, going in the Scratch Race and Points Race respectively.

14:15 – Greg Lobban faces TBC in the Men’s Squash Singles quarter-finals.

15:30 – Scotland’s Women’s 3 x 3 Basketball team take on Canada in the quarter finals.

16:00 – Scotland are in action against Canada in the Women’s Wheelchair 3×3 Basketball semi-finals.

16:30 – Back over at Lawn Bowls, Melanie Inness and Robert Barr, directed by George Miller and Sarah Jane Ewing, are back for their second match of the day. This time they play Australia as the Para Mixed Pairs B2/B3 group stages continue.

18:30 – Alice Aitchison makes her Commonwealth Games debut in the Women’s 71kg Weightlifting final.

18:45 – After a sensational win over England’s Patrick Rooney in the round of 16, Rory Stewart is back on the show court to face Rooney’s countryman James Willstrop in the Men’s Singles Squash quarter-finals.

19:00 – Swimming finals at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre where Duncan Scott will attempt to defend his 100m Freestyle title, Scott Gibson goes in the 50m Backstroke final, plus the Men’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay.

19:30 – Scotland Men’s 3 x 3 Basketball side are in semi-final action against either Australia or Kenya.

20:15 – Megan Reid becomes just the third Scottish woman to take to the Boxing ring at a Commonwealth Games. She begins her campaign against Gemma Paige Richardson (England) in the Lightweight category.

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