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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 […]

Roses rise to the occasion and topple the Diamonds

ENGLAND has done the unthinkable, defeating Australia by one goal in a thrilling final minute boilover which sees the Roses remain undefeated, while handing the Diamonds their first loss of the Netball World Cup. Many thought that the Diamonds had this game in the bag with the Roses putting out some arguably scrappy performances of […]

Singapore cracks through for first win

SINGAPORE has finally broken through for its first win over the tournament, scraping home against Sri Lanka in the second preliminary group stage by just three goals. The lowest ranked nation at the tournament way down in 28th, Singapore was able to knock off the 15th placed Sri Lanka in a thrilling, topsy-turvy contest, 55-52. […]

Silver Ferns take first win of Netball World Cup

A STRONG start for NEW Zealand’s Silver Ferns solidified their first win of the Netball World Cup with a dominant 76-27 win over Trinidad & Tobago with versatility playing key. The reigning champions defensive pressure right out the mark was impeccable with plenty of intercepts coming left, right and centre keeping the Calypso girls to […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: Trinidad & Tobago

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 on the Trinidad & Tobago Calypso Girls. HISTORY OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP […]

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 […]

Favourites flex their muscles in Group B openers

THE opening pair of Group B games did not throw up many surprises, as England and New Zealand flexed their muscles and recorded easy first up wins against Trinidad and Tobago and Northern Ireland respectively. ENGLAND 15 | 22 | 20 | 17 (74)TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 6 | 3 | 4 | 9 (22) Everything is […]