Showing posts for: Niamh Mccall
Welsh win high pressure contest over Scotland

WALES was officially crowned the top European Qualifier for next year’s World Cup, defeating the Feathers’ biggest rivals in Scotland by seven goals overnight to remain undefeated at the tournament in Glasgow. Both sides went into the clash having qualified for the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town, but pride was on the line […]

Thistles stun Warriors in huge win

SCOTLAND has one foot in the 2023 Netball World Cup door, after thrashing Northern Ireland in the European Qualifiers overnight. The Thistles were incredible, and for the most part breathtaking, moving down the court with rapid speed combined with accurate passing, while applying full court pressure. Highlighted by Bethan Goodwin shooting up one end, and […]

Scotland dominates Ireland in 70-goal win

SCOTLAND showed no mercy against the Republic of Ireland in the Thistles’ first Netball World Cup Qualifiers match, dominating on day one with a 70-goal victory. With six teams in competition for two qualification spots, it was the home nation that put the foot down when it counted and ran away with a disciplined 87-17 […]

2022 Commonwealth Games review: Scotland

AS the curtain closes on another Commonwealth Games, we take a look back at how each of the netballing nations fared in our team-by-team review series. Next up is Scotland, who, after a shaky start against Wales, settled into the tournament and were able to showcase the youth coming through the side and end up […]

Thistles second term fends off Warriors

SCOTLAND Thistles have survived an almighty scare from British counterparts Northern Ireland, winning in a low-scoring, tight contest to earn ninth spot at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. In a neck-and-neck contest, the teams were all square early ,with the Thistles’ second term – which applied some scoreboard pressure and distance tot he Warriors – being […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 and Sunshine Girls edge closer to semis

JAMAICA has beaten a 2022 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal challenger in South Africa to best advance its hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the event. It was less of a surprise to see Australia claim a 53-goal win over Scotland in the other Pool A match, but Jamaica’s 19-goal win over the SPAR Proteas was […]

1 2 3 7