Netball

Jamalco, Pelicans to meet in Major League final

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 Molyn ... Read More

Netball semis set for Leila Robinson Courts
THE semi-finals of the 2016 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major and Minor Leag ... Read More

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 advance to Supreme Ventures Major League netball semi-final
Jamalco defeated Cablepro 59-38 to advance to the semi-finals of the 2016 Netball Jamaica Supreme V ... Read More

Molynes ‘A’ crush Waulgrovians ‘B’ in Supreme Ventures Major League netball
MOLYNES United ‘A’, led by goal shooter Shantal Slater’s 60 goals from 73 attempts ... Read More

Molynes ‘C’, Rivoli, Police, Liguanea, Boulevard Baptist take lead in Sunshine Cereals Intermediate League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, May 07, 2016    

Ameeca Thomas (left) goal attack for Molynes United, goes up for the ball with Nicole Grant of Flying Angel during the match.

MOLYNES United ‘C’, along with Rivoli United, Liguanea, and Boulevard Baptist are the early leaders in their respective zones in the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Sunshine Cereals Intermediate League Competition after four rounds played at the Leila Robinson Courts. Molynes ‘C’, coached by Roy Pryce, lead Zone One with 12 points from four wins from as many starts. They are followed by Friendship with nine points from three wins from three starts. Rivoli United, coached by Terren ... Read More

JAMALCO, Mico ‘A’ lead in Supreme Ventures Major League netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, May 07, 2016    

JAMALCO goal-shooter Sasha Mitchell
being hassled by UWI Pelican’s
Shadiann Hemmings (partly hidden) and
Samantha Francis during the final of the
2014 Supreme Ventures Limited
(SVL)/Netball Jamaica Major League at
the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) in 2014. (File Photo)

JAMALCO and Mico ‘A’ are currently unbeaten leaders in their respective groups in the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Supreme Ventures Limited Major League competition after last Saturday’s rounds of matches at the Leila Robinson Courts. The Winston Nevers-coached, Clarendon-based Jamalco lead Group One with 15 points from five consecutive wins, followed by UWI Pelicans with six points from three starts, Molynes United ‘B’, also on six points from four outings, Mico ‘B& ... Read More

Scotiabank expresses appreciation to Marva Bernard for work with netball

Thursday, May 05, 2016    

Marva Bernard (second left), former president of Netball Jamaica, proudly displays the award presented to her by Jacqueline Sharp (right), president and CEO of Scotia Group. The award was an expression of appreciation from the bank for all the work she had invested into the development of netball over the years. Sharing the moment are Heather Goldson (left), regional marketing director and Yanique Forbes Patrick, vice-president marketing, both of Scotiabank.

Scotiabank reached out and made a special presentation to Marva Bernard, former president of Netball Jamaica, for her contribution to the development of the sport. The presentation was made by Jacqueline Sharp, president and CEO of Scotia Group, in her office at the ScotiaCentre on Tuesday. “We have seen your dedication and hard work and wanted to personally express our appreciation to you for all that you have done for netball over the years,” said Sharp. “Our netballers ha ... Read More

Sunshine Cereals brighten Netball Jamaica

Thursday, April 28, 2016    

Keisha Prince (left), brand manager of Sunshine Cereals, makes a presentation of a symbolic sponsorship cheque for the intermediate netball league to Dr Paula Daley Morris (right), president of Netball Jamaica at the launch of the league at the Leila Robinson Netball Courts, National Stadium on Sunday. Sharing in the occasion (from second left)  are Keith Bishop, Joy Watson, Arlene Findlay, and Annemarie Stewart, all directors of Netball Jamaica. (Photo: Collin Reid)

Keisha Prince (left), brand manager of Sunshine Cereals, makes a presentation of a symbolic sponsorship cheque for the intermediate netball league to Dr Paula Daley Morris (right), president of Netball Jamaica at the launch of the league at the Leila Robinson Netball Courts, National Stadium on Sunday. Sharing in the occasion (from second left) are Keith Bishop, Joy Watson, Arlene Findlay, and Annemarie Stewart, all directors of Netball Jamaica. (Photo: Collin Reid) Read More

Jamalco face Mico ‘B’ in Supreme Ventures Major League Netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, April 23, 2016    

JAMALCO goal-shooter Sasha Mitchell
being hassled by UWI Pelican’s
Shadiann Hemmings (partly hidden) and
Samantha Francis during the final of the
2014 Supreme Ventures Limited
(SVL)/Netball Jamaica Major League at
the National Indoor Sports Centre (NISC) in 2014. (File Photo)

FORMER champions Jamalco will go up against Mico ‘B’ as the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) Major and Minor League competitions continue at the Leila Robinson Courts, beginning at 5:15 pm today. The Winston Nevers-coached Jamalco, based in Clarendon, are currently one of the best teams in the island, but they will come up against Mico ‘B’, also a very strong aggregation that is coached by Annette Daley and Janet Guy. Jamalco are hunting their third s ... Read More

PHOTOS: Young Sunshine Girls vs Barbados

Saturday, April 16, 2016    

Jamaica’s Young Sunshines Girls celebrate after defeating Barbados 35-21 to cement their status as the best team in the Jean Pierre Caribbean Under-16 Netball Championship at the Netball Stadium in Barbados last Friday.

Jamaica’s Young Sunshines Girls celebrate after defeating Barbados 35-21 to cement their status as the best team in the Jean Pierre Caribbean Under-16 Netball Championship at the Netball Stadium in Barbados last Friday. (Photos: Collin Reid courtesy of Scotiabank) Jamaica’s wing attack Denay Thomas catches the ball ahead of wing defence for Barbados Chante Moore. Read More

Jamaica’s Nicole Pinnock finds new home at Moneague College

BY KARL ANGELL Executive Editor – Operations | Monday, April 11, 2016    

AIKEN-PINNOCK…I have reunited with my former coach Winston Nevers at Jamalco.

Captain of Jamaica’s netball team which participated in the last World Championships held in Australia in August 2015, Nicole Aiken-Pinnock is now comfortably nestled in the cool climes of Moneague, in St Ann. Aiken-Pinnock was, for a long while a student and teacher at G C Foster College in Spanish Town, St Catherine. She made the move last September to The Moneague College where she is the athletic director, lecturer and a coach. As a result of the move from G C Foster to The Moneague ... Read More

Sunshine Princesses return home

Sunday, April 10, 2016    

Abigale Sutherland (centre, foreground), captain of the Jamaica National Under-16 Sunshine Girls team, is all smiles as she displays the Jean Pierre Championship Trophy upon arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday. Her teammates also display other trophies and awards won at the 2016 Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Under-16 Championship at the National Stadium in Barbados on Friday night.

Jamaica’s triumphant Scotiabank-sponsored National Under-16 team returned from Barbados yesterday loaded with trophies. A large welcoming party ,which included Allie McNab, who represented Sports Minister Olivia Grange, new president Dr Paula Daley-Morris, team sponsor Shelley Sykes-Coley of Scotiabank, first and second vice-presidents Nola Phillpots-Brown and Cora Ricketts, respectively, plus other executive members were at the Norman Manley International Airport to receive the team. ... Read More

Sunshine Girls win showdown to clinch Jean Pierre title

Sunday, April 10, 2016    

The young Sunshine Girls celebrate after defeating Barbados 35-21 to lift the Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Under-16 Championship at the National Stadium in Barbados, on Friday night.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls produced a convincing performance to trounce hosts Barbados and clinch the Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Championship at the National Stadium here on Friday night. In the long-anticipated clash of the unbeaten teams, Jamaica started strongly and never relinquished the advantage, as they stormed to an emphatic 35-21 result. Their success was propelled by goal shooter Lori Daley who scored 24 goals from 32 attempts, wh ... Read More

Milex Eagles sweep 2016 KPMG Squash League

Sunday, April 10, 2016    

Tarun Handa (left) managing partner for KPMG in Jamaica, joins in the celebrations as the Milex Eagles show off their trophies and prizes after winning the 2016 KPMG Squash League.  The Eagles beat Levy Tax 3-0 in the League finals at the Liguanea Club on Friday night (April 8). The winning team is (from left) Alex Jordan, Shane Slater, Akelia Wiltshire and Tahjia Lumley.

Defending champions Milex Eagles trounced Levy Tax 3-0 to win the 2016 KPMG Squash League, which wrapped up at the Liguanea Club on Friday night. The Eagles served early notice of their intention to repeat when seasoned contender Shane Slater beat the spirited junior player Luke Roberts 21-20, 21-14, 21-14. That made way for the match of the night between the decorated veteran Wayne Burrowes and All Jamaica Under-17 Boys’ champion Tahjia Lumley. In a nail-biting battle, Burrowes reminde ... Read More



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