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From water girl to the pros: Latanya Wilson moving full speed ahead with netball career

At just 20 years old, Latanya Wilson's life story is already made for television movie. Read More

Coach Hinds says Latanya Wilson destined for netball greatness
The news of Gaynstead High past student Latanya Wilson signing to play for the Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Suncorp Super Netball League in Australia next season, has reverberated throughout the school community.... Read More

Jamaican netballer Wilson signs for Australia's Thunderbirds
ADELAIDE, Australia (CMC) — Adelaide Thunderbirds' high-performance Manager Pitre Bourdon said he was excited to welcome Jamaica defender Latanya Wilson to the club for the forthcoming Super Netball League season.... Read More

Jamaican Fowler-Reid wins Fever's prized awards
PERTH, Australia (CMC) — West Coast Fever Head Coach Stacey Marinkovich hailed Jamaican goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid as the best overseas goal shooter to ever play in domestic Australia competition.... Read More

Sunshine Girls to face England Roses in Vitality Legend Series in January

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, November, 14 2020    

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls will face England's Vitality Roses in a four-match test series called the Vitality Netball Legends Series, at the end of January next year.This will be the first international competition that will be played in England in 2021. Read More

Aiken lands record eighth MVP for Firebirds

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Sunshine Girl Romelda Aiken has been awarded the Laura Geitz Medal for the Most Valuable Player for a record eighth time at the Queensland Firebirds awards gala last weekend. Read More

Aiken signs new contract with Firebirds

Monday, October, 19 2020    

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican star Romelda Aiken has re-signed for Queensland Firebirds, one of three players who have put pen to paper for the north-eastern Australia outfit for the 2021 campaign. Read More

J'can Aiken signs new contract with Queensland Firebirds

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican star Romelda Aiken has re-signed for Queensland Firebirds — one of three players who have put pen to paper for the north-eastern Australia outfit — for the 2021 campaign. Read More

Bullseye on Fowler-Reid as West Coast Fever clash with Vixens for netball title

Saturday, October, 17 2020    

BRISBANE, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican superstar Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is bracing for a tough defensive challenge when her West Coast Fever clash with Melbourne Vixens in tomorrow's (today, Jamaica time) final of Australia's Super Netball Championship. Read More

Right call!

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, October, 10 2020    

FORMER international netball umpire Sylvester “Chris” Campbell says he welcomes the regional body's move to boost the number of qualified match officials from the Americas, even as the novel coronavirus pandemic has limited the scope for training. Read More

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

Tuesday, September, 15 2020    

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

Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

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

Inevitable!

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer reidp@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

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

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 18 2020    

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



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