JAMALCO chalked up their 11th consecutive win with a convincing 62-49 result over Waulgrovians 'A' as the 2015 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major League netball competition continued at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday.
Jamalco lead with 55 points from 11 matches, foll ... Read More
BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, May 16, 2015
FORMER arch-rivals Jamalco and Waulgrovians 'A' will once again trade goals as the 2015 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major League netball competition continues today at the Leila Robinson Courts.
The Jamalco and Waulgrovians 'A' big clash is scheduled to begin at 5:00 pm along with six other Major League matches scheduled for the same time and 6:30 respectively, while the Minor League matches will be played throughout the day.
Having yet to drop a point or lose a game, t ... Read More
JAMALCO made easy work of Cablepro with a 61-37 win in the 2015 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major League netball competition which continued at the St Andrew High School For Girls and the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) courts last Sunday.
It was also JAMALCO’s 10th consecutive win and remains the only unbeaten team in the Major League club competition. The Winston Nevers-coached, Clarendon-based aggregation is also on top of the points standings with 50 points. They ... Read More
PIONEER Manufacturing Distribution Company Limited (PMD) responded to Netball Jamaica's appeal and has announced a sponsorship deal for Sunshine Girl Shantal Slater under the 'Adopt a Player' programme.
The company has embraced the programme and will lend its support to the 23-year-old goalshooter for her preparation for four months, as well as a special contribution for her own expenses under the terms of the sponsorship.
In addition to adopting Slater, PMD also extended a sponsorship cheque ... Read More
BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Monday, May 11, 2015
ST JAMES Sharpes halted St Catherine Racers' winning streak with a 41-38 victory as the 2015 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Berger Elite League netball competition continued at the Leila Robinson Courts last Friday.
It was the fourth win for the Sharpes from seven matches to move towards a place in the semi-finals. Sharpes have 13 points. For the Racers, it was their second defeat from seven matches, and they still lead the standing with 15 points.
Losing coach of the Racers, Christopher Smart, said thr ... Read More
Clarendon Gators's Simone Gordon (GS) goes high for ball with Stacian Facey (GK) of Kingston Humming Birds during their Berger Elite Netball League match at Leila Robinson courts on Friday. Gators won 43-30. (PHOTOS: COLLIN REID)
Kasey Evering (GD) of Clarendon Gaters goes for ball with Kimesha Sterling of Kingston Humming Birds during their Berger Elite Netball League match at Leila Robinson courts on Friday. Gators won 43-30.
Clarendon Gaters' Simone Gordon (GS) goes high f ... Read More
BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Saturday, May 09, 2015
NATIONAL head coach Minneth Reynolds says that preparation is going well for Jamaica's senior Sunshine Girls ahead of the Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia, August 7-16.
"Training is going quite well at the moment for the Sunshine Girls. The Girls have been playing in the Berger Elite League since April and I believe it is one of the key preparations for the upcoming World Cup," Reynolds told the Jamaica Observer.
"We are not really playing as a team, but there have been some ... Read More
JAMALCO defeated Waulgrovians 'B' 56-44 to register their ninth consecutive win in as many starts as the 2015 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major League competition continued at the Leila Robinson Courts on Tuesday.
The former many-time Major League champions of the formally known Berger Super League have joined Waulgrovians 'A' and Mico 'A' at the top of the points standings on 45 each.
The Clarendon-based JAMALCO made early inroads on the Kingston-based team where they ... Read More
BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, May 06, 2015
MINISTER with responsibility for sport Natalie Neita-Headley underlined the importance of sport in nation building and urged Jamaicans to support the fledgling but promising industry.
"Jamaica is a small nation that is blessed with an abundance of talent well beyond the natural resources of our beloved country. The enthusiasm to excel is always infectious and our fellow citizens hold each other to very high standards, in particular our sportswomen and sportsmen," she told the Jamaica Obs ... Read More
BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, May 01, 2015
COURTS Jamaica Limited renewed their partnership with Netball Jamaica (NJ) with a sponsorship package to the tune of $5.3 million to help with national programmes for the next three years, it was announced at a press conference yesterday at the Netball House in Kingston.
The sponsorship package allocation included merchandise valued at $1.5 million, furniture and appliance repair and maintenance of the Netball House valued at $1.5 million ($500,000 per year for the next three years), eye-care s ... Read More
BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, April 29, 2015
PETROLEUM Cor-poration of Jamaica (PCJ) has committed a $3-million sponsorship package to Netball Jamaica to help underwrite the cost of the Sunshine Girls' preparation for the 2015 Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia in August.
The announcement was made during a brief ceremony held at the Leila Robinson Netball Courts at the National Stadium yesterday.
The sponsorship package allocation included $1.5 million cash contribution from the PCJ and a gas subsidy valued at another $1.5 million fr ... Read More