It was a golden day for Josh Thornton on the Gold Coast.
The East Shepparton coach and his bowlers with a disability open triples teammates Tony Bonnell and Ken Hanson snared a gold medal in today's final against New Zealand.
Thornton's trio engineered a 14-13 win over their Trans-Tasman rivals in thrilling circumstances, securing success with the final bowl of the match.
The gold medal triumph for Thornton came just a day after fellow Goulburn Valley export Emma Cox claimed a silver medal in the double trap shooting event.
For the full report, pick up a copy of tomorrow's News.