Netball

Suspended netballers cleared to resume training

Sunday, June, 18 2017    

Following a recent meeting with the technical committee of Netball Jamaica, the three suspended Sunshine Girls have now been cleared to resume training with the team as they continue their build-up to the Caribbean Championships in August. Read More

Dairy Industries provides healthy $3m backing for U-21 Sunshine Girls

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 16 2017    

An exhibition of dancing skills and a game between the young Sunshine Girls and employees of Dairy Industries Jamaica Limited (DIJL) marked the renewal of a 'Really Great' partnership between the Dairy Company and Netball Jamaica. Read More

MOE 'A' open with narrow win in Business House Open League netball

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 13 2017    

 DEFENDING champions Ministry of Education (MOE) 'A' came out with a narrow 13-11 win over Hardware and Lumber as the 2017 Business House Netball Association (BHNA) Open League competition got under way at the Leila Robinson Courts last Thursday. Read More

Westlanders Netball Club reaping success in rural netball

Monday, June, 12 2017    

Westlanders Netball Club is now reaping the benefits of their hard work throughout the years. Read More

JDF, Global 'B' meet in netball Minor League semi-finals

Sunday, June, 11 2017    

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) will be targeting victory against Global 'B' when they meet in the semi-finals of Netball Jamaica's Supreme Ventures Surrey County Minor League semi-final at the Leila Robinson Courts this afternoon. Read More

Westlanders, Blue Eagles clash in Major League netball

Saturday, June, 10 2017    

Westlanders aim to defend strongly and nullify Blue Eagles when they meet in today's Cornwall County Supreme Ventures Major League final at 5:30 pm. Read More

Barbados win netball finale to complete whitewash

Tuesday, June, 6 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Barbados made a clean sweep of their three-Test series against Trinidad and Tobago when they conjured up yet another convincing performance to win the final match 44-40 here Sunday night.For the... Read More

Dominant Barbados maintain winning run over T&T

Monday, June, 5 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Barbados withstood a strong third-quarter surge from Trinidad and Tobago to pull off another convincing 49-37 victory and wrap up their three-Test series with a game to spare here Saturday night.Playing at... Read More

Barbados brush aside T&T to extend winning run

Sunday, June, 4 2017    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Barbados followed up their recent success against Jamaica's Sunshine Girls by dominating Trinidad and Tobago in the opening Test here Friday night, storming to a convincing 46-32 victory and a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Read More

Scotiabank 'A' look to go one better in netball rally

Saturday, June, 3 2017    

One of the dominant teams over the years, Scotiabank 'A' will be looking to go one better at the Business House Netball Association Rally, which gets underway today at 4:00 pm at the Leila Robinson Courts, National Stadium Complex. Read More

Budding Ward hungry for more international netball

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, June, 3 2017    

The name Jodi-Ann Ward may not ring many bells at first, but the budding Sunshine Girl could have tongues wagging in the next few years.After making her debut in their 1-1 draw against Caribbean neighbours Barbados Gems in a... Read More

Sunshine Girls need better coaches

Monday, May, 29 2017    

Dear Editor,The recent series between Barbados and Jamaica's Sunshine Girls was disappointing. Here I was thinking that, even with a C team, Jamaica, being head and shoulders above our regional counterparts, would be able to pull off a series... Read More

Shimona Nelson shooting for the stars

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 29 2017    

With the retirement of ace shooters Romelda Aiken and Jhaniele Fowler-Reid being inevitable, upcoming talent Shimona Nelson is presently heir to the shooting throne in the senior Sunshine Girls squad.Nelson, who broke into the squad for her... Read More

Intermediate County League radiates with Sunshine Cereals

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

As the battle gets closer to the crunch, Sunshine Cereals has once again expressed satisfaction with its decision to sponsor Netball Jamaica's Intermediate County League.The competition enters its quarter-final stage this... Read More

All's not lost!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

When Jermaine Allison-McCracken took over as head coach of the Sunshine Girls, she knew that it was no easy task.A 1-1 draw in their recently concluded three-Test series against the Barbados Gems was her first international assignment with the... Read More



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