Glasgow 2014: Natalie Melmore claims bowls silver for England

Silver for Natalie Melmore in singles bowls

England's Natalie Melmore lost her Commonwealth women's singles title to New Zealand's Jo Edwards in Glasgow.

Melmore, 24, fought back from 17-4 down but was eventually beaten 21-15 by her 44-year-old opponent in Sunday's final.

In the bronze medal match, Colleen Piketh of South Africa beat Northern Ireland's Catherine McMillen 21-10.

Earlier, Northern Ireland defeated Wales to reach Monday's men's triples final against South Africa, with Wales to play Australia for the bronze.

Scotland's Marshall & Foster reach pairs final

Scotland were defeated 21-15 by New Zealand in the women's fours bronze medal match, with the gold going to South Africa, who beat Malaysia 14-9.

Meanwhile, Scotland defeated England 16-15 in the men's pairs to set-up a gold medal match against Malaysia on Monday, when England will play Namibia for third.

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