The XXI Commonwealth Games closed in Gold Coast, Australia, on Sunday. Here Press Association Sport looks at how the Home Nations fared.

England

Gymnast Nile Wilson won four Commonwealth Games gold medals for EnglandGymnast Nile Wilson won four Commonwealth Games gold medals for England (Mike Egerton/PA Images)

Gold: 45
Silver: 45
Bronze: 46
Total: 136 (second on the medal table)
Star: Netball team
Summary: England’s smallest haul of medals since the Melbourne 2006 Games – although they claimed more golds than at Delhi 2010 – but there was exposure and success for the likes of the netball team, who claimed a memorable title. Gymnast Nile Wilson claimed four gold medals and diver Jack Laugher three.

Scotland

Swimmer Duncan Scott won six medals for ScotlandSwimmer Duncan Scott won six medals for Scotland (Danny Lawson/PA Images)

Gold: 9
Silver: 13
Bronze: 22
Total: 44 (eighth on the medal table)
Star: Duncan Scott (swimming)
Summary: Alex Marshall in lawn bowls claimed two medals, including men’s fours gold, to become the Scot with the most Commonwealth titles. Six medals for Duncan Scott, including in the men’s 100m freestyle, saw the swimmer become the Scot with the most medals from one Games. And Grace Reid won a first diving gold for 60 years.

Wales

Cyclist Elinor Barker won gold in the women's points race in the velodromeCyclist Elinor Barker won gold in the women’s points race in the velodrome (Martin Rickett/PA Images)

Gold: 10
Silver: 12
Bronze: 14
Total: 36 (seventh on the medal table)
Star: Alys Thomas (swimming)
Summary: Boxers Sammy Lee and Lauren Price claimed gold, as did cyclist Elinor Barker in the women’s points race, while swimmer Alys Thomas won a shock gold in the women’s 200m butterfly. There was also a Games debut for 11-year-old table tennis player Anna Hursey, surely a name to watch in the future.

Northern Ireland

Rhys McClenaghan won Northern Ireland's only gold of the GamesRhys McClenaghan won Northern Ireland’s only gold of the Games (Danny Lawson/PA Images)

Gold: 1
Silver: 7
Bronze: 4
Total: (20th on the medal table)
Star: Rhys McClenaghan (gymnastics)
Summary: Rhys McClenaghan stunned Olympic champion Max Whitlock to claim Commonwealth gold for Northern Ireland’s only podium-topping performance. There were six silver medallists in boxing in a Games of near misses.