Friday 20 September, 2019

Netball World Cup: Jamaica beat T&T to progress in Liverpool

Jamaica's Sunshine Girls recorded a 68-43 win over Trinidad and Tobago to go top of Group C and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the Netball World Cup in Liverpool.

The top three teams from each of the groups move into the second preliminary round.

Second-ranked Sunshine Girls have two wins from two matches and will secure top spot in the group if they beat fifth-ranked South Africa on the final day of the round-robin first preliminary stage on Sunday.

South Africa, who hammered Fiji 90-35 to also qualify for the second stage of preliminaries, also have two wins from two matches.

Captain and goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler led Jamaica with 38 goals from 40 attempts, while goal attack Shanice Beckford had 12 from 14.

For Trinidad and Tobago, Kalifa McCollin had 19 goals from 21 attempts, while Samantha Wallace also had 19, this from 24 tries.

SATURDAY'S RESULTS
Australia 73 Zimbabwe 37
Northern Ireland 67 Sri Lanka 50
New Zealand 78 Barbados 25
Malawi 87 Singapore 38
England 70 Scotland 34
Uganda 69 Samoa 48
Jamaica 68 Trinidad & Tobago 43
South Africa 90 Fiji 35

SUNDAY'S SCHEDULE
New Zealand vs Singapore
Malawi vs Barbados
England vs Samoa
Uganda vs Scotland
Australia vs Sri Lanka
Northern Ireland vs Zimbabwe
Jamaica vs South Africa
Trinidad & Tobago vs Fiji

 

 

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