Netball

Add netball to Jamaica’s growth agenda, urges Earl Jarrett

Earl Jarrett (left), general manager of Jamaica National Building Society, addressing the opening 2016 Dress Parade and Rally of the Business House Netball Association at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday.

Earl Jarrett, general manager, Jamaica National (JN) Building Society, is encouraging the country’s netball authorities to get the sport included in the Government’s growth agenda. Jamaica’s economy can grow by tapping the potential of sports such as netball, Jarrett said. He po ... Read More

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Tricia Robinson (left), president of the Business House Netball Association (BHNA), gestures to Earl Jarrett, general manager of
Jamaica National Building Society and Marva Bernard, former president of Netball Jamaica. They were participating in the 2016
Dress Parade and Rally of the BHNA Competition at the Leila Robinson Courts, Independence Park Complex, St Andrew, last Saturday.
(Photo: Joseph Wellington) Business House Netball begins
Tricia Robinson (left), president of the Business House Netball Association (BHNA), gestures to Earl ... Read More

Mico ‘C’ lift Intermediate League netball trophy

Gerald Reid | Tuesday, June 07, 2016    

Keisha Prince (centre), Brand Manager of Sunshine Cereals and Snacks, presents the Sunshine Intermediate League Trophy to Jody Thompson, captain of the Mico ‘C’ team, after they defeated Liguanea United 31-21 in the final at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday.  (Photos: Norman Thomas)

MICO ‘C’ defeated Liguanea United 31-21 to capture the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Sunshine Cereals and Snacks Intermediate League final at the Leila Robinson Courts on Saturday. The Marescaux Road-based Mico ‘C’ aggregation, coached by Annette Dale ended the competition unbeaten, while the St Andrew North-based Liguanea, guided by Sylvester ‘Chris’ Campbell, suffered their only defeat to Mico ‘C’. Winning coach Daley said while it was a tough match, he ... Read More

Supreme champions!

BY GERALD REID Observer Writer | Sunday, June 05, 2016    

Diahann Guy-Shepherd (third left), the sponsorships, promotions and branding manager of Supreme Ventures, Limited makes the trophy presentation to Minor League champions Global United ‘B’ after they defeated Tantrum in the final inside the National Indoor Sports Centre last Friday night. Global United ‘B’ won 29-14.

JAMALCO and Global United ‘B’ captured the 2016 Netball Jamaica/ Supreme Ventures Limited Major and Minor League titles when they won respective finals at the National Indoor Sports Centre last Friday. The JAMALCO aggregation handsomely defeated arch-rivals University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans 40-27 to claim the Major League title for the first time. They completed the season without losing a match. Global ‘B’, also unbeaten, were winning their first Minor Leagu ... Read More

Liguanea face Mico ‘C’ in Sunshine netball final

BY GERALD REID Observer Writer | Saturday, June 04, 2016    

UNBEATEN teams Liguanea United and Mico ‘C’ are set to square off in the 2016 Sunshine Cereals Intermediate League netball final today at the Leila Robinson Courts, starting 6:00 pm. Both teams qualified for the final by registering wins in their respective semi-finals last Thursday. Liguanea defeated Molynes United ‘C’ 36-27, while Mico held off a late charge from Alexander Strikers to win a thrilling encounter 31-30. Sylvester ‘Chris’ Campbell, coach of Li ... Read More

Jamalco, Pelicans to meet in Major League final

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Friday, May 27, 2016    

Molynes ‘A’ goal keeper Kadian Dehaney goes high to grab ball ahead of the Jamalco pair of Tenneisha Bernard (partly hidden in green) and Elaine Davis (right) as Molynes Abbeygail Lee (goal defence) covers during their Supreme Ventures Major League semi-final netball match at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Tuesday. Jamalco won 35-29.Photo: Collin Reid

Jamalco and University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans will meet in the 2016 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major League final by winning their respective semi-finals at the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) on Tuesday night. The Jamalco aggregation got the better of Molynes United ‘A’ 35-29, while Pelicans edged past defending champions Mico ‘A’ 39-36. The final is scheduled to be played next Friday inside the NISC. Jamalco Coach Winston Never ... Read More

Netball semis set for Leila Robinson Courts

Tuesday, May 24, 2016    

THE semi-finals of the 2016 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major and Minor League competitions will be played this evening at the Leila Robinson Courts. In Major League action, defending champions Mico ‘A’ will face the University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans, while Jamalco go up against Molynes United ‘A’, starting at 7:00 pm. The Minor League semi-finals that are scheduled to begin at 6:00 pm will see Waterhouse Eagles taking on Global Unit ... Read More

Jamalco advance to Supreme Ventures Major League netball semi-final

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, May 21, 2016    

UWI Pelicans goal keeper Samantha Francis (right) reaches for ball ahead of Global goal attack Astia Brooks (centre) as UWI Pelican goal defence Shadian Hemmings looks on.

Jamalco defeated Cablepro 59-38 to advance to the semi-finals of the 2016 Netball Jamaica Supreme Ventures Limited Major League competition at the Leila Robinson Courts on Thursday. Meanwhile, three more quarter-finals will be played today — University of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans vs UTech Knights (University of Technology); Molynes United ‘A’ vs Mico ‘B’ at 5:00 pm; Mico ‘A’ vs Raven at 6:30 pm. Jamalco’s coach, Winston Nevers said he was ... Read More

Molynes ‘A’ crush Waulgrovians ‘B’ in Supreme Ventures Major League netball

Saturday, May 14, 2016    

MOLYNES United ‘A’, led by goal shooter Shantal Slater’s 60 goals from 73 attempts, crushed Waulgrovians ‘B’ 80-19 as the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major League competition continued at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. The Roy Pryce-coached Molynes ‘A’ were scoring their biggest margin of victory over the Marvette Anderson-coached Waulgrovians ‘B’, as they increased their chances of securing a place in the ... Read More



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