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2023 Netball World Cup preview: Barbados

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s focus is the Barbados Bajan Gems. HISTORY OF BARBADOS AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP Barbados appeared in its first […]

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 […]

Sunshine Girls make history as Wales, Proteas win

IT WAS a jam-packed day of netball at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, with three matches played to complete the Pool stage of the event. By far the biggest result was the unbelievable performance of Jamaica who made history by defeating Australia for the first time at a Commonwealth Games, coming from the clouds to win […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Diamonds crush Gems as Jamaica quells Wales

AUSTRALIA and Jamaica got their quests for Commonwealth Games golds off to the perfect start, winning their expected first-up Pool A matches. The Diamonds crushed an inexperienced Barbados – in a battle of the top-ranked netball nation up against the lowest ranked one – while the Sunshine Girls shook off an early fight from Wales […]

World Cup region preview: Americas

IN the lead-up to the Netball World Cup starting July 12, we are previewing each of the automatic qualifiers individually, and then looking at each region’s qualification path’s to the sport’s highest ranked international tournament. In today’s region preview, we take a look at the Americas, which saw Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados both make […]