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Sunshine Girls take dominant 40-14 half-time lead vs Fiji

Friday, July 12, 2019

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LIVERPOOL, England — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls have a 40-14 lead against Fiji at half time of the Netball World Cup match at M&S Bank Arena on Friday.

Jamaica, ranked number two in the world, began with a 3-0 burst, and never looked back as they went in the first-quarter break with a 19-8 advantage.

Veteran goal shooter Romelda Aiken, given the start ahead of star Jhaniele Fowler, hit 20 from 28 attempts to lead all scorers.

Laisani Waqa has four goals from five attempts for number 17-ranked Fiji.

Teams:

Jamaica — Romelda Aiken, Shanice Beckford, Khadijah Williams, Adean Thomas, Jodiann Ward, Vangelee Williams, Shamera Sterling.

Subs: Kadie-Ann Dehaney, Nicole Dixon, Stacian Facey, Jhaniele Fowler, Rebekah Robinson.

Fiji — Matila Vocea, Unaisi Rauluni, Kaitlyn Fisher, Aliti Toribau, Alisi Galo, Kelera Nawai, Episake Kahatoka

Subs: Adi Vakaoca Bolakoro, Ema Mualuvu, Lydia Panapasa, Asilika Sevutia, Laisani Waqa.

—Sanjay Myers


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