Netball

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

BY GERALD REID
Observer writer

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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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.

In other games Sagicor 'B' defeated University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) 24-6; Scotiabank 'B' defeated LASCO Group 32-8; National Housing Trust (NHT) 'A' cruised past Jamaica Customs 37-9; Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) beat Ministry of Education (MOE) 'B' 25-5; Scotiabank 'A' crushed Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) 37-11; National Commercial Bank (NCB) whipped Edcom Corporate Credit Union 26-1; Urban Development Corporation (UDC) defeated Jamaica Maritime 37-7.

The Open League continues this afternoon with eight games. GraceKennedy vs Sagicor 'B'; Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) vs AEROTEL Communications; RJR/Gleaner Group vs Cari-Med; Jamaica Public Service (JPS) vs Guardsman at 5:45 pm.

ATL vs UDC; WISYNCO vs FLOW Jamaica; JMMB Merchant Bank vs Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB); NHT 'B' vs Stewart's Automotive, beginning at 6:30 pm.

The teams have been divided into six groups with the winners and runners-up along with the two best third-placed advancing to the quarter-finals knockout stage.

Teams and their respective groups are as follows: Group One – MOE 'A', NCB, Hardware and Lumber, JMMB Merchant Bank, Edcom Corporate Credit Union, JPS.

Group Two - ATL, UDC, MOE 'B', RJR/Gleaner Communications, CariMed, Maritime.

Group Three – Sagicor Life 'A', Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), UHWI, HAJ, HEART Trust/NTA, Aerotel Communications.

Group Four – Scotiabank 'B', WISYNCO, LASCO Group, NHT 'B', FLOW Jamaica, and Stewarts Automotive.

Group Five – NHT 'A', Jamaica National (JN), Jamaica Customs, JPS, Sutherland Services, and Guardsman Group.

Group Six – Scotiabank 'A', GraceKennedy, NMIA, Continental Baking Company (CBC) and Sagicor 'B'.

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