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2022 Commonwealth Games review: Trinidad & Tobago

AS the curtain closes on another Commonwealth Games, we take a look back at how each of the netballing nations fared in our team-by-team review series. Next up is Trinidad & Tobago, a nation that was missing its best shooter in Sam Wallace and subsequently finished bottom in Pool B, before defeating Barbados in the […]

2022 Commonwealth Games review: Barbados

AS the curtain closed on another Commonwealth Games, we take a look back at how each of the netballing nations fared in our team-by-team review series. First up is Barbados, the 12th placed nation that was always up against it given it was the only nation not to have a player competing in any of […]

Silver Ferns stun Roses to win Bronze

IT was a result very few had seen coming. New Zealand had all but been written off based off its performances against both England and Jamaica, and the patriotic home crowd at NEC Arena – still disappointed from the loss to Australia the day before – were ready to cheer the Roses onto a Bronze […]

Super subs shine as Diamonds dig deep for Gold

IT WAS a history-making night for Australian netball as the world number one Diamonds clinched Commonwealth Gold by turning the tables on a brave Jamaican outfit by just four goals. In what was to become their nation’s 1000th Gold Medal at a Commonwealth Games, Australia also became the first nation to win the Gold after […]

Diamonds sparkle as Roses wilt

AUSTRALIA has booked its rematch with Jamaica in the Gold Medal match of the Commonwealth Games after defeating an inconsistent England by nine goals overnight. The Aussies were on from the word go, with many surprised at the starting sevens and substitution changes throughout the match, which seemed to keep Australia on the front foot. […]

Sunshine Girls reach Gold Medal match

JAMAICA has achieved its best place finish at an international netball tournament outside the Fast5 by defeating New Zealand and reaching the Gold Medal Match of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Sunshine Girls have won six Bronze Medals across either the Commonwealth Games or Netball World Cup in the past, but by defeating the Silver […]

She Cranes stun Proteas to grab fifth spot

UGANDA has turned the tables on South Africa at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, defeating the SPAR Proteas by six goals in a memorable playoff victory to secure fifth spot. In just their second Commonwealth Games, the She Cranes again found themselves facing South Africa in the fifth placed playoff, but this time would be different. […]

Queens rule over Wales to secure seventh

MALAWI Queens have come back from an early deficit to knock off Wales in a memorable six-goal victory at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Queens trailed by four goals at quarter time, but soon found the groove with an early change at wing attack, and then largely maintaining the same starting seven to win the […]

Thistles second term fends off Warriors

SCOTLAND Thistles have survived an almighty scare from British counterparts Northern Ireland, winning in a low-scoring, tight contest to earn ninth spot at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. In a neck-and-neck contest, the teams were all square early ,with the Thistles’ second term – which applied some scoreboard pressure and distance tot he Warriors – being […]

Calypso Girls topple Bajan Gems for first win

TRINIDAD & Tobago has won its first match of the 2022 Commonwealth Games netball with a 32-goal victory over Barbados. In a battle of the two bottom placed sides in the respective Pools, it was the Group B winless team that took out the honours over the Bajan Gems. Trinidad & Tobago dominated in the […]

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