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2023 Netball World Cup review: Fiji

FIJI had an incredibly memorable carnival, escaping Group A and being competitive in all bar two matches. Both the heavy losses came against the eventual finalists, with the other results being 16 goals or less. The Pearls defeated Zimbabwe and only just fell short of Tonga, while also storming to a massive win over Trinidad […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Trinidad & Tobago

FOR one-time Netball World Cup winner Trinidad & Tobago, the 2023 edition was not a fortnight to remember. The Calypso Girls have plenty of talent on paper, but could never put it all together and only came away with one win, against the lowest ranked nation in Singapore. Even that win was only margin by […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Zimbabwe

THOUGH Zimbabwe finished last in its initial Netball World Cup group, the Gems were able to come away with a 13th placed finish after defeating Barbados in the playoffs in the final match of the tournament. Finishing fourth overall from the African nations, the Gems showed spirit throughout the World Cup with some memorable highlights. […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Barbados

THOUGH it was not always smooth sailing for Barbados, the Bajan Gems did what they needed to do to avoid the bottom two spots and finish 14th overall at the 2023 Netball World Cup. Recruiting a couple of talented Roses, the Bajan Gems have shown potential at international events, and though there were some forgettable […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Singapore

SINGAPORE was able to accomplish what it came to do in Cape Town, which was beat its 2019 Netball World Cup effort of 16th. Though Singapore only beat the one team – Sri Lanka – it did so twice, including in the 15th Placed Playoff to secure that spot. RESULTS Group D: 4th (0-3, -116 […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Sri Lanka

SRI Lanka came into the 2023 Netball World Cup as an underdog and while there were some comparative strong performances ultimately the Asian nation finished last at the tournament. Luckily the team did not come away without a victory, defeating Barbados by four goals in the highlight of the nation’s tournament, but three-goal losses to […]

Dozen it feel good? Australia claims 12th Netball World Cup

AUSTRALIA has reclaimed the Netball World Cup title to hold every international crown it could again, after defeating England by 16 goals in the Gold Medal Match. It was as ruthless and impressive from the Diamonds as it was disappointing and heartbreaking for the Roses, with the world number ones outclassing the side that beat […]

She Cranes too good for powerful Proteas

UGANDA caused an upset as it dethroned host nation South Africa to become the top African team with a close two-goal win after a third quarter flurry. Last time these two sides met was two days ago where South Africa took home the chocolates and got the win by two goals, but today was a […]

Diamonds shine bright to do it again

WHEN a Diamond in under pressure it sparkles, so there should be no surprise that the world number ones Australia Diamonds found a way to reach another Netball World Cup final. Having lost to England a couple pf nights ago and on the back foot coming up against Jamaica the Diamonds managed to do it […]

Roses cause another upset and make more history

ENGLAND Roses are going for gold after they overran the Silver Ferns by six goals after the Commonwealth Games upset, flipping the narrative. England took the 46-40 game in the last five minutes, leaving New Zealand truly beaten and heartbroken. The England Roses move on to their first ever Netball World Cup final as they […]

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