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Barbados lose to Malawi

After both suffering losses to New Zealand, the Barbados Gems and Malawi locked horns today and it was the southeastern African nation that emerged 65-41 winners in the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England. Both teams had previously beaten Singapore so today’s match-up gave them the chance to rebound from their Kiwi thrashing […]

Gems soundly beaten by New Zealand

The Silver Ferns had won all seven of the previous World Cup contests between the sides and after a competitive first quarter, New Zealand began to show their quality and ultimately ran out easy 78-25 winners. After a superb win against Singapore yesterday, Barbados entered the game with confidence but as the tie wore on, […]

Still queens!

Springer Memorial continue to wear the crown of queens of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Netball League Under-19 Competition after capturing their second consecutive title by defeating Queen’s College 22-16 this afternoon at the Netball Stadium. Queen’s College were unable to dethrone the defending champions Springer Memorial who commanded the first three quarters that ended at […]

Up for grabs

This year’s Barbados Secondary Schools’ Netball League Under-19 title will be heading to either Government Hill, St Michael or Husbands, St James. That’s because last year’s champions Springer Memorial and Queen’s College won their respective semifinal encounters this afternoon to secure their places in the final. Playing at the Netball Stadium, Springer Memorial fought their way back from three quarters in the […]

Jamaica boosted by Fowler-Reid’s return

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls have been boosted by the inclusion of seasoned campaigner Jhaniele Fowler-Reid for their upcoming three-game tour of England. The 27-year-old goal-shooter, a fixture in the national side in recent years, opted out of Jamaica’s recent overseas tours because of recent commitments. However, after struggling in a recent series against […]

Blackman propels Brittons Hill to win

Latonia Blackman was exceptional with a perfect score of 29 goals from 29 attempts for Brittons Hill who trounced Elite 60-36 when the Barbados Workers Union’s League Series continued last night at the Netball Stadium.  Brittons Hill commanded the match from start to finish and after the first three quarters the score read 18-10, 39-23 […]

No worries

The Barbados Netball Association (BNA) has no need to worry about funding to facilitate the national under-21 team’s tour to Botswana for the 2017 World Youth Netball Championship. That assurance was given Sunday to BNA president Nisha Craigwell and others present by interim chief executive officer of the National Sports Council (NSC), Jerry Blenman, during the […]

Netball SOS

It is a tall order but the Barbados Netball Association (BNA) intends to raise more than BDS$100 000 in order to compete at the World Youth Netball Championship (WYNC) in Gaborone, Botswana next year. The Bajan Gems’ outstanding performance at the just concluded Americas Federation of Netball Association Under-21 Netball qualifiers held in St Marteen […]

Going places

One of Barbados most outstanding netball sharp shooters has decided to let home drums beat first. After receiving offers from universities including the Mona Campus in Jamaica, Shonica Wharton has decided to take up a three-year scholarship with the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus from September 5. In an interview with Barbados […]

A class act

Marion Johnson-Hurley continues to fly the Barbadian flag high after being endorsed for another four years as an International Netball Federation umpire. Johnson-Hurley who became an IUA member in 1998 was retained on July 13 while officiating at the just concluded World University Championship in Florida.  Speaking with Barbados TODAY, the 52-year-old explained how happy […]

Proud footsteps

Three of the youngest netball umpires in Barbados hail from the Springer Memorial Secondary School.  Over the weekend at Bagnall’s Point Gallery at Pelican Village, 13-year-old Leann Busby became the youngest graduate along with fellow schoolmates Tricia Phillips at age 16 and Shonte Seale, 17, all part of the six-week coaching course.  In an interview […]

St Barnabas beat UWI ‘B’ at netball

Former Division One queens Pine Hill St Barnabas registered a comfortable 45-33 win over University of the West Indies Blackbirds B team last night, in order to keep themselves in contention to finish at least third in the Barbados Netball Association season. It was not the most competitive game for the season but St Barnabas […]

Twelve and counting

St Giles Primary’s star shooter and Most Valuable Player Serena Edwards today led her school to their 12th title, defeating Vauxhall Primary 20-8 in the final of the Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition.  Vauxhall Primary were outstanding in the Marion Johnson-Hurley and Agnes Crichlow zone to reach the final, but […]

St Giles, Vauxhall make netball final

It will be St Giles Primary against Vauxhall Primary in the final of the National Sports Council’s Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored Primary Schools Netball championship.   Vauxhall secured their place yesterday with a 10-6 victory against Ignatius Byer Primary in the first semi-final while today in the other semi-final match at the Netball Stadium, St Giles […]

Netball nearing the end

New champions will be crowned in the National Sports Council’s Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored Primary Schools Netball Tournament and so far Vauxhall Primary have earned a place in the final. All quarterfinal games were played today at the Netball Stadium followed by one semifinal game between Ignatius Byer Primary and Vauxhall with the latter winning 10-6. […]

Blackbirds soar

University of the West Indies (UWI) Blackbirds are the Barbados Netball Association’s double crown champions. Last night at the Netball Stadium in drizzling rain UWI baptized Newbury All Stars 68-22 to capture their first ever BNA Division One League title. The winners led 15-6, 27-14 and 49-16 after three periods. That win has now taken the […]

St Giles through

St Giles Primary finished their eighth game today unbeaten in the Kathy Harper-Hall and Agnes Crichlow Zone of the National Sports Council’s Pine Hill Dairy-sponsored Primary Schools Netball Competition, and booked a place in the round of 16. St Winifred’s Primary were dealt a rough hand by St Giles Primary with a 13-0 drubbing at […]