Coles a shooting star

Laura Coles in golden form at the Commonwealth Games. Picture: Getty Images
Laura Coles in golden form at the Commonwealth Games. Picture: Getty Images

The Hocking shooter surprised sporting pundits, and herself, when she defeated former world record holder Elena Allen (Wales) in the skeet women’s gold medal match in Glasgow two weeks ago.

With her success at the Games, the 27-year-old knows all eyes will be on her from now on.

‘It has started to sink in a little bit, it’s been pretty busy since I got home,’ she said.

‘I’m feeling a little bit more pressure to perform’