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Calypso Girls book World Cup spot

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO has joined Jamaica as the second Americas nation through to the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town. While the Sunshine Girls automatically qualified due to their world ranking, the Calypso Girls booked their spot through qualifying, having won all seven matches so far. With just Jamaica to come, the Calypso Girls […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scotland vs Barbados series preview

IT might not have the billing of England and Jamaica’s Roses Reunited Series, but Scotland and Barbados will lock horns in what should be a fascinating couple of international contests. The two matches will be held in the colder climate of Glasgow which will present an additional challenge for Barbados, across December 2-3. The last […]

NWC19: Day 10 – Trans-Tasman rivals to decide title once again

TWO thrilling semi-finals, two results that were equally one part unbelievable and one part heartbreaking, but Australia and New Zealand will now do battle for the second time in three days after they down South Africa and England by just two goals each. AUSTRALIA (55) defeated SOUTH AFRICA (53) The Diamonds went in as deserving […]

NWC19: Day 8 – Diamonds and Roses top groups as Calypso Girls split points with Thistles

NORTHERN IRELAND (46) defeated BARBADOS (43) Northern Ireland has secured a top 10 place at the Netball World Cup after seeing off Barbados in a three-goal thriller on the final day of the Preliminary Stage Two. It means the Warriors finish above rivals Scotland, and face Trinidad and Tobago for ninth place. In the game, […]

NWC 2019: Team of the Week – Stage One

WITH all 16 nations competing across the three days we have looked at some of the top performers based purely off statistics to create this weeks’ Team of the Week. In their debut World Cup, Zimbabwe have managed to get two players in the side while Australia’s dominance has also seen two players get the […]

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