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Sunshine Girl Latanya Wilson settling in with Adelaide Thunderbirds

Given her settled and highly-motivated mindset, it comes as no surprise that Sunshine Girl Latanya Wilson has quickly found her footing Down Under, as she is keen on having an impressive first season at her new club, Adelaide Thunderbirds. Read More

Sunshine Girls give thumbs up for All-Stars vs England Roses series
Gezelle Allison and Rebekah Robinson are both delighted to be back in netball action in England, but at the same time, expressed disappointment that the current series they are engaged in against England Roses is not with the Sunshine Girls unit.... Read More

FORMER president of Jamaica's netball association Avril Crawford, who passed away at age 77 on Wednesday, was hailed as a resourceful leader with a meticulous eye for detail.... Read More

Robinson confident Sunshine Girls can stop England Roses
JAMAICA'S netballer Rebekah Robinson believes the Sunshine Girls will give as good as they get if their planned four-match series against hosts England goes ahead next month.... Read More

'I'm excited!'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 27 2020    

JAMAICA'S senior team netball player Malysha Kelly admits she is nervy about returning to competitive action after a knee injury layoff. Read More

Goal attack Beckford itching to get going against Vitality Roses

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, December, 23 2020    

SHANICE Beckford finds her greatest delight playing fast-paced and competitive netball. Her love and passion for the game knows no bounds and she is almost certain to give of her best at all times — once healthy. Read More

Teammates key to third player of the year honour, says Fowler

Monday, December, 21 2020    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Jhaniele Fowler has praised her teammates at West Coast Fever for their support after winning a third-successive Suncorp Super Netball Player-of-the-Year Award. Read More

Netball Jamaica names team for 2021 Vitality Series in England

Wednesday, December, 16 2020    

Netball Jamaica has named the 22-member contingent comprising 16 players and a six-member management team. Read More

Wilson plans to conquer Suncorp Super Netball League

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 25 2020    

The Adelaide Thunderbirds, one of the eight teams that plays in the Suncorp Super Netball League in Australia, have added one of Jamaica's most promising young defenders to their roster with the signing of Latanya Wilson. Read More

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

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Sunday, November, 22 2020    

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

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Friday, November, 20 2020    

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

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

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

Tuesday, November, 17 2020    

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


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