Netball

Sunshine Cereals brighten Netball Jamaica

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 Sund ... Read More

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 face Mico ‘B’ in Supreme Ventures Major League Netball
FORMER champions Jamalco will go up against Mico ‘B’ as the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Supreme ... Read More

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: Young Sunshine Girls vs Barbados
Jamaica’s Young Sunshines Girls celebrate after defeating Barbados 35-21 to cement their statu ... Read More

AIKEN-PINNOCK…I have reunited with my former coach Winston Nevers at Jamalco. Jamaica’s Nicole Pinnock finds new home at Moneague College
Captain of Jamaica’s netball team which participated in the last World Championships held in A ... 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

Well done!

Sunday, April 10, 2016    

Jamaica’s young Sunshine Girls are all smiles after being presented with roses during a welcome reception in the VIP Lounge at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday. Representatives from sponsors Scotiabank, the Ministry of Sport and Netball Jamaica share in the special occasion for the 2016 Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Under-16 Champions, who went unbeaten to lift the crown in Barbados on Friday night. (Photo: Collin Reid, courtesy of Scotiabank)

Jamaica’s young Sunshine Girls are all smiles after being presented with roses during a welcome reception in the VIP Lounge at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday. Representatives from sponsors Scotiabank, the Ministry of Sport and Netball Jamaica share in the special occasion for the 2016 Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Under-16 Champions, who went unbeaten to lift the crown in Barbados on Friday night. (Photo: Collin Reid, courtesy of Scotiabank) Read More

Molynes ‘B’ score thrilling 46-45 win over Waulgrovians ‘A’ in SVL Major League Netball

Saturday, April 09, 2016    

MOLYNES United ‘B’ pulled off one of the major upsets by defeating Waulgrovians ‘A’ 46-45 as the 2016 Netball Jamaica/Supreme Ventures Limited Major League competition continued at the Leila Robinson Courts last Saturday. The Roy Pryce-coached Molynes ‘B’, playing in their first-ever season in the Major League competition, surprised the former many-time champions from the start, and held out in the closing seconds to win the nail-biting match. Pryce was very ... Read More

Jamaica, Barbados cruise into title showdown

Saturday, April 09, 2016    

Jamaica goal-shooter Lori Daley (partly hidden) and Trinidad and Tobago’s Danella Paul in a keen contest for the ball in their Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Under-16 Youth Championship in Barbados on Thursday. Jamaica won 45-10.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jamaica and Barbados remained on course for their title-deciding showdown due last night, when they scored comfortable wins on day five of the Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Youth Championship here on Thursday. Playing at the Netball Stadium on the outskirts of the city, the young Sunshine Girls easily dismissed Trinidad and Tobago 45-10 while the hosts were hardly troubled in their 35-13 canter over St Lucia. Both teams have 30 points and go head- ... Read More

Jamaica,Barbados remain unbeaten in U-16 netball tourney

Thursday, April 07, 2016    

Jamaica centre Abigale Sutherland (right) goes high for the ball ahead of  St Lucia’s  Jannell Mathurin (left) during their Jean Pierre Under-16 Caribbean Netball Championship match at the Barbados Netball Stadium on Tuesday. Jamaica won 25-24.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Jamaica and hosts Barbados carved out contrasting wins to remain unbeaten in the Caribbean Netball Association’s Jean Pierre Youth Championship here Tuesday. While the Jamaicans edged out a determined St Lucia 25-24, Barbados romped to a comfortable 31-12 victory over arch-rivals Trinidad and Tobago at the Netball Stadium on the outskirts of the city. The results left Jamaica and Barbados on course for a title-deciding clash on tomorrow’s final da ... Read More

Under-16 netballers secure second win at Caribbean tourney

Tuesday, April 05, 2016    

Jamaica goal defence Kamia Daley (right) clutches the ball ahead of Linzie Matthews, wing attack for Grenada, while Britney-Ann Elliott (left) covers and Hollyann Charles (GA) looks on.

Jamaica’s Under-16 Sunshine Girls registered their second win in as many games at the Caribbean Netball Association Jean Pierre Youth Tournament with a commanding 45-11 victory over Grenada in Barbados on Sunday. The young Sunshine Girls dominated the contest from the opening whistle with quarterly scores of 12-1, 25-4, 38-9, before scoring nine goals to Grenada’s two in the final quarter to complete the rout. Goal-shooter Lori Daley led from the front with 26 goals from 34 attempt ... Read More

U-16 netballers depart confident of victory

BY RUDDY R ALLEN Observer staff reporter ruddy.allen@gmail.com | Friday, April 01, 2016    

Jamaican Under-16 netballers pose for a photo at the Netball House yesterday.

A very confident national Under-16 netball team departed the island yesterday en route to Barbados for the 16th staging of the 2016 Caribbean Netball Assocition Jean Pierre Youth Championship, scheduled for April 2-8. The young Sunshine Girlz, who missed last year’s tournament in St Lucia and won by Barbados, have tasted tournament victory 10 out of the 11 times they have entered. The only loss was against St Kitts in 2005. The championship will get under way tomorrow at the National Net ... Read More

Petcom fuels Netball Jamaica with $800,000 gift

Saturday, March 19, 2016    

The Petroleum Company of Jamaica (Petcom) extended its sponsorship of Netball Jamaica with the presentation of a symbolic cheque for $800,000 at the Netball House in St Andrew on Thursday. Robert Gibbs, Petcom’s sales & marketing manager, said that it was easy to renew the sponsorship at this time as it represents one national organisation supporting another that seeks to provide for the females of Jamaica. He pointed to the story of a netballer, who said that she welcomed being d ... Read More



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