Commonwealth Video games: Jamaica beat Australia for the primary time on the prime of Pool A | Netball information

The Sunshine Women beat Australia 57-55 to safe first place in Pool A; England and New Zealand meet at 21 to resolve the highest locations in Group B; the winner of the match between the hosts and Silver Ferns will face Australia within the semifinal, the loser will face Jamaica within the different semifinal

Final up to date: 04/08/22 15:00


Jamaica gamers have fun their historic victory

The Sunshine Women of Jamaica first beat the Australian Diamonds on the Commonwealth Video games on Thursday morning to prime Pool A.

The Sunshine Women’ 57-55 end result noticed them return from a six-goal shortfall within the final quarter.

Skilled Jamaican shooter Jhaniele Fowler confirmed her signature accuracy to attain 47 of her staff’s 57 targets and their final quarter of 17-9 secured the historic victory.

The end result means Jamaica finishes their time in Group A, Australia’s solely undefeated and seeded staff having to accept second place.

Australia vs Jamaica – Quarter by quarter outcomes

Q1 Q2 Q3 This autumn FT
Australia 14 16 16 9 55
Jamaica 13 16 11 17 57

“It is slightly surreal to beat Australia within the Commonwealth Video games,” Fowler mentioned later.

“We have by no means achieved that earlier than, however this staff of ours is wonderful and we went on the market and proved everybody incorrect. It is so good.

“Our mentality from the beginning was that we’re pretty much as good as they’re, if not higher. We have now a lot self-discipline and focus in our squad.”

The primary locations in Group B might be determined at 9 pm, when the champions will defend themselves England face the reigning world champions New Zeland. The winner will meet Australia within the semifinals and the underdog will face the Sunshine Women in kind.

Each semi-finals will happen on Saturday, with matches for bronze and gold happening on Sunday at Birmingham’s NEC Enviornment.

England started the match with New Zealand having not lost a match

England began the match with New Zealand having not misplaced a match

England confirmed distinctive versatility and constructed properly because the netball competitors happened in Birmingham.

Jess Thirlby has managed her staff’s taking part in time properly to verify they strategy the competitors’s finish of enterprise as recent as doable.

England and New Zealand know one another properly, having met 54 occasions earlier of their historical past, and this might be their seventh race on the Commonwealth Video games.

England have prevailed of their final three matches, the newest in the course of the Netball Quad Sequence in January and, earlier than that, twice on New Zealand soil final September.

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