Derek Oliver brings back the golds

Congratulations on winning two gold medals! How does it feel? It’s brilliant. It was my first Commonwealth Games and to come back with two medals is just unbelievable… And two golds is even better! Let’s rewind a bit. You arrived in Australia days before your first match – how did you train in the run-up to that? We arrived on the 25 March and that … Continue reading Derek Oliver brings back the golds

Derek Oliver: From Port Seton to the Gold Coast!

It’s no secret who we’re supporting in this year’s Commonwealth Games! One of our own registration team members, Derek Oliver, is swapping Cockenzie for Australia’s Gold Coast this April as he joins the Scottish Lawn Bowls team. We caught up with him before he jetted off, finding out about his training schedule and journey to this year’s Games. What do you do in your day-to-day … Continue reading Derek Oliver: From Port Seton to the Gold Coast!