Kelly's change of heart pays off with Commonwealth call

Published date29 June 2022
Publication titleAirdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser
The 26-year-old from Coatbridge is in Tamsin Greenway's 12-strong squad for the Games in Birmingham, alongside several Strathclyde Sirens teammates

TheThistles are in Group A alongside Australia, Jamaica, South Africa, Wales and Barbados, with the first game against the Aussies on Saturday, July 30.

Boyle says she has come a long way in her career to get to that point, but it was a situation in first year at St Andrew's High that pushed her in this direction.

"I started off in first year at high school," she explained.

"My first sport was badminton, before I picked netball. I know some of the girls had started earlier, and I could have been classed as being a later starter.

"I played badminton just at school level, that way where you get fired into different clubs, and that was one I was good at, at the time. I love sport and any opportunity to get out of class I was taking it!

"I can remember back then it was netball, football and badminton.

"I had an away game, and netball and football had clashed, so from that moment I picked netball and I have stuck with it since.

"I knew I had to make the decision, and would it...

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