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Record-breaker Fowler-Reid extends Fever's unbeaten streak

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Sunshine Girl Jhaniele Fowler-Reid outshone Trinidadian counterpart Samantha Wallace by setting a new league record for the most points in a match as red-hot West Coast Fever won their fifth in six outings with an 80-71 victory over New South Wales... Read More

Fowler-Reid outshines Aiken, but Firebirds break winless streak
BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Jhaniele Fowler-Reid outscored her Jamaican national teammate Romelda Aiken, but the effort still was not enough to prevent her West Coast Fever from suffering a 57-68 defeat to Queensland Firebirds in the Super Netball League here last...... Read More

Keith Wellington, president of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), has expressed his disappointment with the cancellation of all sports for the Christmas term due to “the spike in positive COVID-19 cases” in the country over the past few...... Read More

INSPORTS summer camps on in three parishes
The Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) is currently staging three summer camps in Kingston, Manchester and St James, running from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm each day.... Read More

AFNA boss to focus on capacity-building, succession planning

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, August, 15 2020    

MARVA Bernard, the president of Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA), says building the governance capacity among the membership and succession planning are high on the agenda of the current administration. Read More

Wallace keeps Swifts unbeaten, Nelson leads Magpies comeback

Saturday, August, 15 2020    

SUNSHINE COAST, Australia (CMC) — Trinidadian star Samantha Wallace kept up her excellent start to the new Suncorp Super Netball League as she inspired reigning champions New South Wales Swifts to their third win on the trot there Wednesday. Read More

Sunshine Girl Fowler-Reid's fireworks in vain as Swifts snatch late win

Tuesday, August, 11 2020    

SUNSHINE COAST, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican star Jhaniele Fowler-Reid netted 17 points in a dramatic final quarter, but reigning champions New South Wales Swifts overturned an eight-point, half-time deficit to snatch a thrilling 73-72 victory over West Coast Fever in the Suncorp... Read More

ISSA sets timetable for resumption of sports amid rising COVID-19 cases

Sunday, August, 9 2020    

With just about a month to the official start of the new school term, the governing body for high school sports the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) says its remains committed to the hosting of first semester of sports such as football and netball... Read More

ISSA netball competition ready to roll, says official

Thursday, July, 16 2020    

The organisers of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) netball competition says they are ready and raring to go, if and when they get the go-ahead to stage competitions under COVID-19 conditions. Read More

'We miss our families!'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 29 2020    

THOUGH comfortable with their living arrangements in the United Kingdom, Jamaicans who were plying their trade in the Netball Superleague are dreaming of returning home after the competition was cancelled on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More


BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 28 2020    

WITH the cancellation of the 2020 elite netball tournament in the United Kingdom (UK) contracted Jamaican players are expressing their agreement, noting that health and safety in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic are priority. Read More

Bernard sees Super League as pathway to regional netball development

Tuesday, May, 26 2020    

MARVA Bernard, the administrative head of netball in the Americas, believes the establishment of a regional league would serve the twofold purpose of developing the sport and strengthening ties among members and affiliates. Read More

'Upside down'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 24 2020    

THE health risk posed by the novel coronavirus has negatively impacted sporting organisations, testing their mettle in the planning of development programmes, says Marva Bernard, head of the region's netball. Read More

Jodi-Ann Ward disappointed

BY SHERDON COWAN Staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 4 2020    

Despite the deep disappointment that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought to Jodi-Ann Ward's expectations for a good season with Australian franchise Collingwood Magpies, the Jamaican netballer has found comfort in the company of her Sunshine Girls teammates Down... Read More

Bright outlook

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 29 2020    

Despite the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) ruling out any possibility of on-court action in the near future, Sunshine Girl Shanice Beckford says she has no intention of hanging up her bib anytime soon. Read More


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