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Aiken lands record eighth MVP for Firebirds

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
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
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
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

Wallace keeps Swifts unbeaten, Nelson leads Magpies comeback

Saturday, August, 15 2020    

SUNSHINE COAST, Australia (CMC) — Trinidadian star Samantha Wallace kept up her excellent start to the new Suncorp Super Netball League as she inspired reigning champions New South Wales Swifts to their third win on the trot there Wednesday. Read More

Sunshine Girl Fowler-Reid's fireworks in vain as Swifts snatch late win

Tuesday, August, 11 2020    

SUNSHINE COAST, Australia (CMC) — Jamaican star Jhaniele Fowler-Reid netted 17 points in a dramatic final quarter, but reigning champions New South Wales Swifts overturned an eight-point, half-time deficit to snatch a thrilling 73-72 victory over West Coast Fever in the Suncorp... Read More

ISSA sets timetable for resumption of sports amid rising COVID-19 cases

Sunday, August, 9 2020    

With just about a month to the official start of the new school term, the governing body for high school sports the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) says its remains committed to the hosting of first semester of sports such as football and netball... Read More

ISSA netball competition ready to roll, says official

Thursday, July, 16 2020    

The organisers of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) netball competition says they are ready and raring to go, if and when they get the go-ahead to stage competitions under COVID-19 conditions. Read More

'We miss our families!'

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 29 2020    

THOUGH comfortable with their living arrangements in the United Kingdom, Jamaicans who were plying their trade in the Netball Superleague are dreaming of returning home after the competition was cancelled on Wednesday due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More



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