Comm Games recap: Gold, silver, bronze - Kiwis bring home full house of medals on day six

Relive all of the action from another outstanding day for Kiwi athletes competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

NZ medal tally: Gold 9 Silver 10 Bronze 7 Full table here: 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table


That wraps up our coverage of another thrilling day on the Gold Coast. New Zealand bought home another three medals, with a bronze for Hamish Bond, a silver for Linda Villumsen not to mention a stunning gold from Julia Ratcliffe.

To make things even better, boxers David Nyika, Alexis Pritchard, Patrick Mailata and Tasmyn Benny are all guaranteed at least a bronze medal. 

11:58pm: Swimming

The NZ women's team finish sixth at the 4x100m medley relay so no medal there but still a great effort.

11:55pm: Boxing

Kiwi boxer Patrick Mailata has defeated Stephen McMonagle of Northern Ireland in the men's over 91kg quarterfinal.

11:37pm: Athletics

Hulley up now on her final attempt, the only one close to challenging Ratcliffe - but she can't haul in the Kiwi with her last attempt! Gold for New Zealand!!!

11:30pm: Athletics

Ratcliffe goes even bigger! She throws 69.94m to push her lead out even further on her fifth throw! 

11:25pm: Athletics

Four throws down, Ratcliffe still in the lead.

11:22pm: Athletics

So, it's now raining at the athletics, meaning that Ratcliffe's lead could hold - with conditions now unfavourable for the hammer throw. Fingers crossed for a gold here.

11:09pm: Beach Volleyball

Cyprus have stunned New Zealand in the women's quarter-final, taking the second set 21-17 for victory.

11:05pm: Athletics

Ratcliffe throws 68.14m with her third attempt, but still leads with her 68.60 from earlier. Her closest competition is Australia's Alexandra Hulley at 68.20.

11:04pm: Lawn Bowls

The NZ women's triple have flattened Jersey 23-8.

10:56pm: Athletics

Another huge throw from Ratcliffe! She's managed a second attempt of 68.60 to push her lead out even further.

10:53pm: Athletics

Kiwi hammer thrower Julia Ratcliffe storms into the early lead with a throw of 66.19m! Great signs early on!

10:50pm: Swimming 

So close for Jesse Reynolds! The Kiwi finished fourth by a whisker, with three Australians taking the medals.

10:47pm: Beach Volleyball

Cyprus take the first set against New Zealand, winning 21-10.

10:46pm: Swimming

Kiwi duo Chris Arbuthnott and Jesse Reynolds are both up in action now, taking part in the men's S9 backstroke final.

10:36pm: Beach Volleyball

Kiwi duo Shaunna Polley and Kelsie Wills are up against Cyprus in their quarter-final.

10:19pm: Swimming

Ashby was right in contention, but fell away towards the final length of the medley, finishing fifth while Clareburt came in seventh.

10:14pm: Swimming

Lewis Clareburt and Bradlee Ashby are both up now, competing in the men's 200m individual medley final.

10:13pm: Basketball

The Tall Ferns have resisted a late fight back from Mozambique, taking the match 79-63 to set up a semi-final clash with Australia on Friday night.

10:09pm: Boxing

Walsh takes the bout by a unanimous decision, a brave effort from Leroy Hindley.

10:05pm: Boxing

Hindley in a spot of trouble against Walsh going into the third round.

9:57pm: Boxing

NZ's Leroy Hindley has begin his 69kg quarter-final clash with Northern Ireland's Aidan Walsh.

9:56pm: Squash

The men's doubles team of Coll and Grayson have come away with a 2-0 win over St Vincent and the Grenadines.

9.52pm: Basketball

We're into the fourth quarter and the Tall Ferns are up 60-41. 

9.48pm: Squash

NZ men's pair are currently a game and 10-2 up over St Vincent and Grenadines. 

9.45pm: Basketball

The Tall Ferns (who are on the online channel, link above) are currently leading 57-41. 


Apologies to any of you out there whose signal is being affected. It's down to the weather currently hammering the country. Here's the latest on that. 

9:40pm: Swimming

Australia's Titmus wins gold with Doyle in eighth. Well done Carina for reaching the final.

9:36pm: Swimming

We're just about to get underway in the women's 400m free finak. Doyle is in lane one...

9.29pm: Swimming

We're not far from things getting underway at the pool on the last night of the swimming competition. Carina Doyle is in the women's 400m free final, Daniel Hunter is in the 50m free final while Lewis Clareburt and Brad Ashby are in the 200m IM final. Jesse Reynolds is also one of the favourites for the men's 100m brackstroke S9 final. We've also got the women in the relay medley final. 

9.15pm: Basketball

That's halftime and NZ are up 41-26. While the women enjoy a rest, take a look at some of these medal highlights from the NZ team. 

9:08pm: Basketball

There's just over three minutes left in the second quarter and NZ are up 32-19. 

8:55pm: Basketball

The Ferns are up 18-7 at quarter time with the game shifting to the online channel (link above). Also if you're looking to bask in the afterglow of NZ's golden run so far on the GC then you must have a look at this wrap of NZ's medal wins so far. 

8:47pm: Basketball

Rooney drains a three! NZ up 17-4. 

8:42pm: Basketball

Mozambique finally get a bucket. NZ still up 12-3. 

8:40pm: Basketball

The Ferns have made a great start to the game. They're up 10-0. 

8:36pm: Basketball

Purcell with a nice move in the post! NZ 5-0. 

8:35pm: Basketball

Tip off and NZ makes the first shot - a deep three!

8:29pm: Basketball

The players are out on court now for the anthems. The Tall Ferns will be aiming for a fourth straight win at the Games. 

8:20pm: Squash

The NZ mixed doubles team has beaten Malta 2-0 in their pool clash. 

8:02pm: Basketball

We're just under 30 minutes away from tip-off in the Tall Ferns' match with Mozambique.

7:36pm: Men's beach volleyball

NZ have won 21-14! The end came quickly as the O'Dea brothers outclassed the T&T pair. The brothers will play for a medal. Congratulations!

7:30pm: Men's beach volleyball

Williams cost T&T with a net touch. NZ up 17-11 now. 

7:30pm: Men's beach volleyball

NZ up 12-9 at the break.

7:25pm: Men's beach volleyball

The O'Dea boys are now up 7-5.

7:21pm: Men's beach volleyball

Williams from Trinidad and Tobago has done something to his neck but he's come out from an injury timeout. 

7:21pm: Men's beach volleyball

Early in the second set and the O'Dea boys are up 3-2. 

7:17pm: Men's beach volleyball

The O'Dea boys have won the first set 21-15.  

7:15pm: Men's beach volleyball

Ben O'Dea disagrees with a call that the ball hit the sand. Kiwis up 17-13. Williams pumping up the crowd after a nice block. 

7:12pm: Men's beach volleyball

NZ up 14-10, T&T get one back

7:09pm: Men's beach volleyball

The O'Dea boys are up 11-10 at the timeout. 

7:07pm: Men's beach volleyball

Sam pounds a spike to give NZ a 9-7 lead.

7:04pm: Men's beach volleyball

The O'Dea boys are up 6-5. 

7:00pm: Men's beach volleyball

Sam O'Dea puts away a spike to win the first point of the match.

6:40pm: Men's beach volleyball

The O'Dea brothers are up at 7pm playing Trinidad and Tobago in the quarterfinal of the men's beach volleyball. A great Kiwi story there.

6:32pm: Laurel Hubbard opens up on her career ending injury suffered at the Games

Click here to watch Hubbard speak about her "busted arm".

6:20pm: Kiwis in action update

The Tall Ferns basketball team take on Mozambique at 8:30pm in the women's qualifying final.

Daniel Hunter will be going for gold in the pool at the 50m freestyle final at 9:45pm.

Julia Ratcliffe will also be looking to medal in the women's hammer throw final at 10:40pm.

Plenty of other Kiwis in action in beach volleyball, boxing, squash and more, so settle in!

The Kiwi was a class above her rivals to take the gold medal. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

Villumsen finished second to Australia's Katrin Garfoot on the Gold Coast. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

The former rower continued his remarkable transition to cycling with a bronze medal in the time trial. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games