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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 […]

Scotland shakes off Barbados for bounce-back win

AFTER a heartbreaking loss to Malawi the day before in the 2023 Netball World Cup, Scotland responded in the best way possible, defeating Barbados by nine goals in a hard-fought contest. The Thistles and Bajan Gems had a fantastic tussle throughout the first half, and it took until the second half for the higher ranked […]

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 […]

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 […]

McCall stars as Scotland go back-to-back

SCOTLAND has gone back-to-back over Barbados with another impressive win in the second and final test of the series. The Thistles backed up their 43-goal game one win over the Bajan Gems with an almost as impressive 39-goal triumph in the game overnight. The danger signs were there from the first term once again, but […]

Thistles bloom to dominate opening test with Barbados

IT was a performance that ex-Diamonds coach and commentator Lisa Alexander deemed worthy of a “top five” nation. Scotland fans were certainly able to head home happy after their Thistles dominated Barbados by 42 goals in the first of two tests between the nations. The eighth ranked nation under coach Tamsin Greenway never looked like […]