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Result: Bowls bronze for England in men's pairs

England's Andrew Knapper and Sam Tolchard win Commonwealth Games bronze in the men's lawn bowls by beating Namibia 19-12 in the third-place playoff in Glasgow.

England's Andrew Knapper and Sam Tolchard have won Commonwealth Games bronze in the men's lawn bowls pairs by beating Namibia in the third-place playoff.

Andrew Knapper and Sam Tolchard of England celebrate victory after the Men's Pairs Bronze Final at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014© Getty Images

The African nation won more ends, but Knapper and Tolchard picked up four shots at ends six and 12 to help them on their way to a 19-12 victory in Glasgow.

England's triumph denied Namibia their first ever bowls medal at a Commonwealth Games.

Scotland's duo of Alex Marshall and Paul Foster earlier won gold by thrashing Malaysia 20-3.

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Bowlers compete in the morning session at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre during day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 24, 2014
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