Netball

Netball Jamaica to streamline domestic calendar

Dr Paula Daley-Morris (File photo)

Netball Jamaica President Dr Paula Daley-Morris says streamlining the domestic competitions’ calendar could help to keep local-based national players in better condition. Daley-Morris, who took over the association late last year after the tenure of long-time netball boss Marva Bernard ended, ... Read More

Angela Chaplain (centre), chair for ISSA netball, presents the Urban Junior League Trophy to captain Zane Chase and the winning Gaynstead netball team at the awards ceremony held at the Terra Nova Hotel on Thursday. Denbigh, Holmwood sweep ISSA netball awards
DENBIGH High and Holmwood Technical walked away with majority of the spoils at the 2015 Inter-Second ... Read More

Right: Kera Christie (left) of Molynes United ‘A’ tussles for the ball with Shanalia Brown of Wolmer’s Cavalier in their JNBS Sunshine Open League netball encounter at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. Molynes ‘A’ won 33-5. Unbeaten teams to continue winning ways in JNBS Sunshine Open League netball
UNBEATEN teams, defending champions Mico ‘B’, along with Jamalco, Mico ‘A’, ... Read More

Sarijae Stewart (centre) of Mico ‘B’ chases a loose ball, while Amyah Bryan (left) and Ashley O’Connor of  SPEG ‘B’ keep a close eye during their 2016 JNBS Sunshine Open League  encounter at the Leila Robinson Courts on Sunday. Five maintain unbeaten streak in Open League
SEEDED teams JAMALCO, Cablepro, UTECH Knights, Waulgrovians ‘A’ and Molynes United &lsqu ... Read More

Marva Bernard bowled over by Lifetime Achievement Award

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January 19, 2016    

Former Netball Jamaica president Marva Bernard beams after collecting her  RJR Sports Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus on Friday night.

After years of fervently advocating for the growth and development of netball in Jamaica, Marva Bernard has finally received a special recognition for her work. Bernard became the third recipient of the special Lifetime Achievement Award for playing an integral role in netball and leading the association for 10 years. The award, which was introduced and presented to Jamaican sporting greats Merlene Ottey and Mike McCallum in 2010, made a return at the RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman a ... Read More

Pelicans, UTech make winning starts in NJ/JNBS Sunshine Open League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January 16, 2016    

Juliet Clarke (centre) of Jamaica Defence Force, collects the team’s winning trophy from Jacqueline Robotham (left) Business Relationship and Sales Manager of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) for the Dress Parade competition at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. At right is Dr Paula Daley-Morris, President of Netball Jamaica.

UNIVERSITY of the West Indies (UWI) Pelicans and University of Technology (UTech) Knights began the 2016 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Sunshine Open League competition with convincing wins as the season got underway at the Leila Robinson Courts, Independence Park Sports Complex, last Saturday. Pelicans, coached jointly by former Jamaica national senior team coach Oberon Pitterson-Nattie and Conrad Parkes, made easy work of Jobs Lane United ‘A’ with a ... Read More

Four hunt second win in JNBS Open League

Saturday, January 16, 2016    

Melecia Gordon (right) of Tivoli Gardens controls the ball ahead of  Keniesha Smith of Blades United ‘B’ in their JNBS Sunshine Open League netball match atthe Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. Tivoli Gardens won 25-14.

JAMALCO, UTECH Knights, Blades ‘A’ and Molynes United ‘A’ will hunt their second straight win as the 2016 Netball Jamaica (NJ)/Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Open League netball competition continues this afternoon at the Leila Robinson Courts, Independence Park Sports Complex, beginning at 1:00 pm. Meanwhile, defending champions Mico ‘B’ will be in action tomorrow where they will play two matches against Upper Camp and Waterhouse Eagles at 3:00 pm ... Read More



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