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Cougars bounce back to move through to GF

IT is the Geelong Cougars who will face the City West Falcons in next weekend’s VNL Grand Final, after they defeated Melbourne Uni 57 to 39 in the Preliminary Final. Both teams traded blows in the opening few minutes, and the pressure and intensity as was up as many would have expected. However, it was […]

Uganda and Malawi go two up on opponents

UGANDA and Malawi may not be able to make the semi finals anymore, but that did not stop them playing some stellar netball overnight to defeat Northern Ireland and Trinidad and Tobago respectively. UGANDA                         11 | 17 | 17 | 18 (63)NORTHERN IRELAND       5 | 6 | 8 | 7 (26) The She Cranes have […]

Scotland secures first win as Proteas bounce back

SOUTH Africa is set to secure third spot in Pool A after defeating the fourth placed Wales by 18 goals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games netball overnight, while Scotland won its first match over Barbados to avoid bottom in the Pool. Though the semi-finalists are decided in Australia and Jamaica, it gave the lower ranked […]

One last VNL Grand Finalist to be decided

IT is Preliminary Final Day in the Victorian Netball League (VNL), and all eyes will be on the State Netball and Hockey Centre as the Geelong Cougars tale on Melbourne University. It is certainly not the preliminary final fans would have expected, but it is the one they are going to get. Despite going into […]

Group B Semi Finalists confirmed as England and New Zealand remain undefeated

THE Group B Semi Finalists of the 2022 Commonwealth Games have been locked in, after both England and New Zealand kept their undefeated records in tact overnight with wins over Uganda and Trinidad and Tobago respectively. ENGLAND 13 | 12 | 15 | 16 (56)UGANDA 7 | 8 | 9 | 11 (35) England kept their […]

Australia and Jamaica book semi-final spots

THOUGH it always seemed like fait accompli, Australia and Jamaica have officially qualified for the 2022 Commonwealth Games semi-finals. Winning their penultimate Pool A matches overnight means both nations have gone 4-0 and cannot be knocked out of the semi-finals places. In eerily similar scorelines, the Diamonds and Sunshine Girls defeated Wales and Scotland by […]

England and New Zealand face very different paths on the way to 3/3

ALTHOUGH Group B’s top sides England and New Zealand both kept their undefeated runs in tact overnight, they faced very different challenges to do so. ENGLAND 18 | 20 | 15 | 18 (71)NORTHERN IRELAND 9 | 6 | 7 | 5 (27)              England did not face too much of a challenge to keep their undefeated run […]

Jamaica tons up as Diamonds shine again

AUSTRALIA and Jamaica have effectively stamped their tickets into the knockout stage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games netball with third victories in Pool A overnight. Australia took care of South Africa courtesy of a fast start by 25 goals, while Jamaica showed no mercy on its way to a crushing 79-goal victory over Barbados. AUSTRALIA […]

Malawi and Uganda get on the board

DAY 3 for Group B saw two different countries get their first wins on the board for these Commonwealth Games. After pushing their opponents the previous day, both Malawi and Uganda got on the winner’s list overnight, defeating Northern Ireland and Trinidad and Tobago respectively. MALAWI                            12 | 13 | 17 | 12 (54)NORTHERN IRELAND       […]

South Africa and Wales earn first wins

AFTER first-up losses the day before, South Africa and Wales picked up their first wins of the 2022 Commonwealth Games with respective victories over Barbados and Scotland. SOUTH AFRICA 23 | 20 | 23 | 25 (91)BARBADOS 9 | 9 | 9 | 9 (36) South Africa bounced back from a first-up loss to Jamaica […]

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