Malawi has snatched a win over South Africa with a come back after being down 27 - 35 at half time. Malawi won the final two quarters to win 57 - 56.
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You have to laugh at some of the corporate nonsense that goes on sometimes. Take Australian Netball captain Liz Ellis for example. Because she’s got a media commentator role with Channel 7 she’s not allowed into the Games Village because only media that are Games rights holders are permitted.
Sure, the team [...]
In a bizarre twist of events, the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA) yesterday announced that Oberon Pitterson will go to the Commonwealth Games as a player and not as head coach.
Pitterson, who was announced as the senior coach just over a month ago, will be replaced by Maureen Hall, the teams’ long-time coach.
Shooters: Elaine Davis [...]
The Australian netball team’s unbeaten record at the Commonwealth Games will face its toughest test next month.
The team is missing experienced players due to injury and retirement and has lost its favourites tag to New Zealand.
Sharelle McMahon (c), Catherine Cox (v-c), Natalie Avellino, Alison Broadbent, Bianca Chatfield, Megan Dehn, Susan Fuhrmann, Selina Gilsenan, Janine Ilitch, [...]
The Silver Ferns have pulled the plug on pre-Commonwealth Games matches against two Australian club sides because their Trans-Tasman rivals want to videotape the games.
Australian netballer Megan Anderson has put her plans to move to New Zealand’s domestic league on hold after being called up to the national squad ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
Anderson will replace goal shooter Eloise Southby-Halbish who has been ruled out with an ankle injury
Welsh Netball coach Julia Longville is confident that her newly named squad for the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne have what it takes.
Wales will play Barbados, Jamaica and Australia in the qualifying games.
Squad: Jamilla Abbott (Dinas), Rhiannon Ace (Milford Haven), Sophie Baxter (Toucans), Ursula Bowers (Hucclecote), Suzanne Drane (UWIC), Amanda Evans (Deeside), Sara Hale (UWIC), Lynda [...]
The New Zealand Netball team and competition favourites, the Silver Ferns, kicked off their preparations for the Commonwealth Games this week with a three day camp on Auckland’s North Shore.
Ruth Aiken, the team coach, had the Ferns going through their paces as the 12 strong team took part in fitness testing, training sessions [...]
Australian Netball coach Norma Plummer has been forced to take some chances when it comes to her new look team after injuries have forced out a number of the stars including a serious knee injury to captain Liz Ellis.
Fresh faces include the 196cm tall Susan Fuhrmann who will be a real asset to the team [...]
Defending Games champions Australia have announced its training squad featuring five new faces after suffering a record loss of 61-36 to New Zealand earlier this year.
Only 10 from the squad that took part in the tour to New Zealand and Jamaica have survived, most notably absent being long-time captain Liz Ellis who injured [...]