After staging a dramatic fightback to beat Jamaica in the semi-finals, the Roses sealed an impressive 52-51 victory over favourites Australia to take gold. Neville, who is the sister of Gary and Phil Neville, revealed Gary had been watching the match on TV.
"I actually said to them, 'can you win by a few more goals because this isn't pleasurable on the bench?'"
The outpouring on social media suggests plenty around the country were up at the unlikely hour of 4am, including Gary Neville and Michael Vaughan, and the sport's continued growth in the United Kingdom will have been given another huge boost by Sunday's events.
"I was disappointed, but I managed to pick myself up", said Ouseph.
"He was literally at the telly going "C'mon, Helen, go on".
"So we've managed it and other sports can do it too".
Tracey Neville said: "The actual gold medal was meant to be won at the World Cup next year. We've got a World Cup in our back yard and it's time to cement what we've achieved here".
"This dream can be anyone's".
Neville, a Commonwealth bronze medallist in 1998, added: "What a moment!"
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I'm reading a great book at the moment called How to Stop Time by Matt Haig, but to be honest, I haven't read it for about 10 days as I have found the secret to stopping time - the Commonwealth Games!
Games CEO Mark Peters said organisers had "put in place a wide range of measures to ensure athlete welfare and the response of medical staff this morning was within agreed response guidelines and timeframes".
"I hope this lifts our profile, we know participation is high but we need more people to know what we are doing". I'm just so really, really proud.
This was one Ashes battle which, unlike the cricket, was close.
Harten and Housby were unerring in shooting at goal, but Australia wrested back the initiative to take a one-point lead at the interval.
Fittingly, the last word belongs to the 23-year-old Carlisle player.
"You can never measure the benefit of that, it's just part of who we are as New Zealanders, it's part of our national identity and something to be celebrated", he said. Better than I ever dreamed.
Helen Housby, whose score sealed their first victory in a major final, said afterwards on Instagram: "The best day of my life".