Netball

Berger Elite League in pictures

Mustafa Turra (centre), general manager of Berger Paints, joins the six captains for a photo at
the launch of the Berger Elite League on Friday at the Leila Robinson Court. They are (from left)
Nicole Aiken-Pinnock, Clarendon Gators; Kimone Tulloch of St Ann Orchid; Nardian Hanson of St
Catherine Racers; Sasha-Gaye Henry of St James Sharpes; Kerryann Brown of Kingston
Hummingbirds and Vangelee Williams of Manchester Spurs. (PHOTOS: COLLIN REID)

Mustafa Turra (centre) general manager of Berger Paints join the six captains for a photo at the launch of Berger Elite League on Friday at the Leila Robinson Court. They are (from left) Nicole Aiken-Pinnock, Clarendon Gators; Kimone Tulloch of St Ann Orchid; Nardian Hanson of St Catherine Racers; S ... Read More

Jamalco seek third straight win in SVL Major League Netball
LAST year's beaten finalist Jamalco will be looking for their third straight win when they meet Mol ... Read More

Mico 'B' face Molynes 'A' as netball action resumes at Leila Robinson Courts
OPEN League champions Mico 'B' will go up against Molynes United 'A' as the 2015 Supreme Ventures Li ... Read More

Riverton City fire disrupts netball leagues
According to a release from the local governing body of the sport, "The current atmospheric conditio ... Read More

Supreme Ventures renews $4-m sponsorship of Major, Minor League netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, March 11, 2015    

Sonia Davidson (left), VP of Group Corporate Communications at SVL, hands over the symbolic sponsorship cheque of $4
million to Karen Anderson (right), general manager of Netball Jamaica. Sharing in the presentation are Diahann Guy
Shepherd (second left), senior corporate communications officer at Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) and Marva Bernard,
president of Netball Jamaica. (PHOTO: COLLIN REID)

SUPREME Ventures Limited (SVL) has renewed its partnership with Netball Jamaica for the Major and Minor Leagues, which got under way at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. The announcement was made by Sonia Davidson, vice-president of Group Corporate Communications, at the opening parade and ceremony held inside the National Arena, prior to the start of the matches. Davidson said: "We are pleased to announce our support or the 14th renewal of Netball Jamaica/Supreme Ventures Major and Min ... Read More

Exciting Berger Elite League is back

Wednesday, March 11, 2015    

Netball Jamaica (NJ) conducted its lottery to select the six Berger Elite League teams for the second year of the competition. The lottery took place last Wednesday night at the Netball House in Kingston. The league is set to start on Friday at the Leila Robinson courts with all six teams playing in round one. The teams are defending champions Kingston Humming Birds, first runners-up St Catherine Racers, St James Sharpes, Manchester Spurs, Clarendon Gaters and St Ann Orchids. The league will ... Read More

Goliath watch out!

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Wednesday, March 04, 2015    

FOWLER-REID (centre).... is with her team in New Zealand

NATIONAL head coach Minneth Reynolds says that a well-prepared senior Sunshine Girls team can see the Jamaicans creating upsets over higher-ranked Australia and New Zealand at the Netball World Cup (NWC) scheduled for Sydney, Australia in August. The number four-ranked Sunshine Girls are yet to beat both number one-ranked Australia and number two-ranked New Zealand at an NWC, but Reynolds believes that the Girls will be ready for the challenge. “We have the skills... we have the ability ... Read More

Waterhouse Eagles receive support from MP Hylton

Saturday, February 28, 2015    

Member of Parliament Anthony Hylton (centre) poses with members of the Waterhouse Eagles netball team, displaying
the netball clothing and equipment presented to them recently.

Member of Parliament for St Andrew Western, Anthony Hylton recently donated netball clothing and equipment to the Waterhouse Eagles Netball team as they push forward their bid to become champions in the Jamaica Netball Association Open League. This is the first time that the Waterhouse Eagles have entered a national competition, and to support their endeavours, they have received over $500,000 in sponsorship. The team consists of students and young adults from the Waterhouse community and serve ... Read More

Thriller!

BY GERALD REID Observer Writer | Monday, February 23, 2015    

Simone Reid-Manning
(centre), captain of the
victorious Mico ‘B’ team,
holds the Sunshine Open
League trophy aloft after it
was presented to her
following her team’s victory
over JAMALCO. Sharing the
occasion is business relations
and sales advisor of JNBS
Jacqueline Robotham (left).

MICO 'B' staved off a late surge from Jamaica Aluminum Company (JAMALCO) to clinch an exciting and thrilling 32-31 win to capture the Netball Jamaica/JNBS Sunshine Open League final at the St Andrew High School For Girls in Kingston on Saturday. It was Mico's first hold on the Open League after they were beaten in the final last year by University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans. The Mico aggregation had knocked out defending champions UWI Pelicans in the semi-finals last Thursday. As predi ... Read More

Big Five Sports Champs gets underway with netball, football

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Monday, February 23, 2015    

MONTEGO BAY, St James -- The first staging of the Big Five Sports Championships, to be contested between five tertiary institutions in western Jamaica over the next two weeks, will get underway today with competition in football and netball. The initiative was launched on Friday at the International University of the Caribbean (IUC) on East Street in Montego Bay, and according to co-ordinator Rudi Robinson, the competition will seek to do more than just crown a sports champion, but to foster cl ... Read More

Battle lines drawn as Mico 'B', JAMALCO hunt Open League title

Saturday, February 21, 2015    

MICO 'B' will challenge many-time champions JAMALCO in the 2015 Netball Jamaica/Jamaica National Building Society Sunshine Open League final this afternoon at the St Andrew School for Girls, beginning at 5:30. Both teams reached today's final by registering wins in the semi-finals last Thursday evening. Mico 'B' defeated defending champions University of the West Indies Pelicans 26-22, while JAMALCO cruised past Cablepro 29-16. Mico 'B' will be looking for their first Open League triumph, whil ... Read More

Leaders register big wins in Sunshine Open League

Thursday, February 12, 2015    

DEFENDING champions University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans, along with Mico 'A', JAMALCO, Cablepro and GC Foster Strikers 'A' registered big margins of victory in the Sunshine Open League netball competition at the Leila Robinson Courts on Saturday. As was expected, the group leaders and the more fancied teams defeated their opponents quite comfortably, and in the process maintained their unbeaten winning streak with a little over four rounds remaining to complete the preliminary rounds ... Read More

St Andrew beat St Catherine 19-14 to retain JTA netball title

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Wednesday, February 11, 2015    

ST Andrew defeated St Catherine 19-14 to retain the annual 2015 Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) All-Island Parish Netball League title at the GC Foster College of Physical Education and Sports at Angels Walks Road in Spanish Town last Friday. The St Andrew aggregation was winning the competition for a fourth consecutive year, and both teams were unbeaten leading up to the final. It was a very evenly contested encounter with St Catherine taking the lead at the end of he first quarter 4-2, a ... Read More



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