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Rhythmic gymnast Frankie Jones on Wales at Six

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Frankie Jones at ITV Wales HQ Credit: ITV Wales

Just back from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Frankie Jones will be speaking to ITV Wales about her medal haul. The rhythmic gymnast won six medals at the games, including a gold.

Sport Wales chief executive Sarah Powell will also be in the studio speaking about team Wales's performance at the games.

Frankie Jones and Sarah Powell
Gymnast Frankie Jones and Sport Wales's Sarah Powell Credit: ITV Wales

Cyclist Geraint Thomas wins gold for Wales

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Geraint Thomas celebrates his gold medal at the end of the Men's Road Race Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Geraint Thomas has become the first ever Welshman to win a cycling gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

He beat New Zealand's Jack Bauer in the Men's Road Race, despite a late puncture.

Thomas has also been announced as the Team Wales flag bearer for tonight's closing ceremony.

"It will be an honour to carry the flag at the close of the Commonwealth Games.

I am a proud Welshman, I don't get to wear the Welsh jersey that often so to carry the flag tonight as well will be a proud moment for me and my family."

– Geraint Thomas

The closing ceremony signifies the end of the 2014 Games, with Team Wales taking home 36 medals, making it the most successful Games to date.

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Williams and Cordina make it 34 medals for Wales

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Williams (in red) was beaten by India's Devendro Laishram in the Men's Light Fly boxing Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Boxers Ashley Williams and Joseph Cordina have brought Wales's medal tally up to 34 this evening.

Williams won the bronze in the Men's Light Fly boxing after he was beaten by India's Devendro Laishram in the semi-finals.

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Joseph Cordina (in red) secured a bronze medal in his semi-final against Scotland's Charlie Flynn Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Cordina also took bronze after losing his bout against Scotland's Charlie Flynn.

Georgie Hockenhull takes Bronze on Beam

Gymnast Georgie Hockenhull has added another medal to Team Wales' collection after finishing third on the balance beam.

Georgie Hockenhull
Georgie's medal bring Team Wales' total to 31 Credit: PA

Hockenhull finished behind Canada's Elsabeth Black who took Gold and Mary Anne Monckton who took Silver, in a performance that earned her a score of 13.466.

Welsh teammate Elizabeth Beddoe narrowly missed out on a place on the podium finishing fourth.

Hockenhull's medal brings Team Wales' official total to 31- matching their previous record in Manchester. The team are guaranteed at least another three bronzes from boxers Lauren Price, Ashley Williams and Joe Cordina.

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Bronze for Thorley after semi-final defeat

Team Wales secured its second boxing bronze medal of the day after Nathan Thorley was defeated by Mauritius' Kennedy St Pierre in the 81kg semi-final.

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Thorley confirmed Wales' second boxing medal of the day. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA

The man from Cardiff struggled throughout the match, with his coaching team throwing in the towel deep into round three.

Welsh interest in the boxing continues this evening, with Lauren Price and Joseph Cordina both in semi-final action at around seven.

Boxer McGoldrick settles for Bronze after stoppage

Newport's Sean McGoldrick had to settle for a boxing bronze this afternoon, after his 56kg semi-final bout with Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan was stopped at the end of the second round.

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McGoldrick's medal takes Team Wales' tally up to 29. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA

The Irishman suffered a significant cut above his eye after the pair clashed heads. The match went to points, with the man from Belfast going through after an impressive first round.

The bronze now means Team Wales have secured 29 medals at this years' Commonwealth Games.

Heavy defeat for Wales' netball team at Games

Team Wales' women's netball team finished 8th in their classification match following defeat to Northern Ireland this morning.

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Team Wales also lost to England earlier in the Games. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA

The team went down 58-36 in a result which left Northern Ireland one place above the Welsh in the standings.

The pick of the performers was Northern Ireland's goal shooter Lisa Somerville, who struck 27 of her 30 attempts at goal in the first half alone.

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