Coll off to winning start


Greymouth squash player Paul Coll got off to a perfect start at the Commonwealth Games, winning his first competition match when he took the court overnight.
All three New Zealand men’s squash players easily advanced to the round of 32. Coll, Campbell Grayson and Martin Knight all beat their opponents 3-0, however Coll lost his second round match to fourth seeded Indian Sourav Ghosal.
Meanwhile, the second West Coaster competing at the Commonwealth Games, boxer Bowen Morgan, will be in action tonight (New Zealand time) in the welterweight grade. He is one of the four of New Zealand’s nine-strong contingent who have preliminary bouts. Other New Zealand boxers who will be in action include super heavyweight Patrick Mailata of Auckland, light heavyweight David Nyika of Hamilton.
and Auckland heavyweight David Light.