Netball

JUST AS SWEET! - Bronze again for Sunshine Girls

The Jamaica netball team rebounded from the heartbreaking one-goal loss to England in their semi-final game on Saturday, to score a 60-55 win over New Zealand in the bronze medal match and secure the country's 27th and final medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on... Read More

PHOTO: Just as sweet!
Members of the bronze medal-winning Jamaica netball team pose for pictures after their 60-55 win over New Zealand at the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre during the 21st Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast yesterday. England won the gold medal by defeating Australia 52-51. (Photo: Collin...... Read More

Photos: Jamaica vs Northern Ireland
Jamaica's Sunshine Girls coaches Sasher Gaye Henry (centre) and Marvette Anderson (right) consult with captain Jhaniele Fowler-Reid before the game against Nothern Island at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast on Sunday. Jamaica won 79-41. (Photos: Collin Reid courtesy...... Read More

Sunshine Girls burn Barbados 76-32
They often say that revenge is a dish best served cold, and it was a cold and calculating Jamaican team that took to the courts against Barbados in their fourth preliminary-round game in netball at the Gold Coast Exhibition and Convention Centre on Monday.... Read More

Jamaica, South Africa play out preliminary-round thriller in netball

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Saturday, April, 7 2018    

Gold Coast , Australia — Jamaica and South Africa met in a preliminary round Pool 'A' game at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday afternoon, in a match that certainly lived up to expectations. Read More

PHOTO: Sunshine joy

Saturday, April, 7 2018    

Jamaica's national netball team, the Sunshine Girls, celebrate after their 57-46 win over South Africa at the Commonwealth Games in Australia Thursday night, Jamaica time. Story in Sport. Read More

Photo: Thumbs up!

Sunday, March, 18 2018    

Members of Jamaica's Sunshine Girls — (from left) Vangelee Williams, Shanice Beckford, Stacian Faqcey, Nicole, Kerryann Beckford, Khadijah Williams, Jodian Ward,Rebekah Robinson and Adele Thomas — all flash smiles while giving the proverabial thumbs up prior to departing for... Read More

JN Open Netball League up and running

By Dwayne Richards Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 6 2018    

The Jamaica National (JN) Open League netball competition, which has returned to its old format after one year of a new format, tipped off on Saturday following a dress parade at Leila Robinson Courts. Read More

Eltham crowned Sandals Netball League champions

Tuesday, February, 20 2018    

Eltham defeated Bethel Town 33-31 in an epic final of the Sandals/Beaches Ocho Rios Eltham Netball Community League recently at the Eltham Community Centre. Read More

Inaugural champion of champions netball tourney set for July

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

High school netball players across the region are set to play in the inaugural champion of champions tournament later this year, right here in Jamaica. Read More

Eltham face Bethel Town in Sandals netball league final

Sunday, February, 11 2018    

Eltham and Bethel Town will contest the final of the Sandals/Beaches Ocho Rios Eltham Netball Community League today at Eltham Community Centre. Read More

'Birds' got it!

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

The Marvette Anderson-coached Kingston Hummingbirds made a spectacular rally in the last five minutes to overhaul Manchester Spurs and win the fourth staging of Netball Jamaica's Berger Elite League by a 64-59 scoreline in game two of the best-of-three finals at the... Read More

'It's just a game,' say besties Williams, Beckford

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The fourth season of the Berger Elite League netball competition is drawing to an end after what has been another season of thrilling action on the courts. Read More

Hunter, Williams named MVP in ISSA All-Island Netball Championships

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 3 2018    

TAFIYA Hunter of Denbigh High School, and Hasana Williams of Excelsior High School were each named the most valuable player (MVP) in the 2017 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) All-Island High School girls Netball Championships at its presentation awards ceremony held at... Read More

Hummingbirds, Spurs to contest Berger Elite League netball finals

Thursday, February, 1 2018    

First-year champions Kingston Hummingbirds and the Manchester Spurs scored contrasting wins over the St Ann Orchids and the St Catherine Racers, respectively, to earn the right to face each other in the final of the fourth staging of the Berger Elite League netball... Read More



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