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Caribbean stars set for pay cut amidst COVID-19 fallout

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC) — The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is set to deal a harsh blow to the earnings of Caribbean stars in the Australia Super Netball League after the players' association here struck a deal with organisers for a reduction in player... Read More

Sunshine Girls quartet hunkers Down Under
PERTH, Australia (CMC) — Several Jamaican stars who compete in Australia's Super Netball League have opted to hunker down here together after the tournament was suspended until June 30 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.... Read More

Jamaican women in sports vow to keep on fighting for right of place, respect
If Jamaica's young female sports aspirants required an extra push to keep them going in a male-dominated world, then they would have received it at the inaugural Women in Sports Conference at Terra Nova All Suite Hotel on Wednesday.... Read More

Heartbreak for Sunshine Girls as Silver Ferns take final
LONDON, England (CMC) — Jamaica's Sunshine Girls missed out on the Vitality Nations Cup title when they suffered a 67-56 defeat to world champions New Zealand in yesterday's final at Copper Box Arena here.... Read More

MP Dunn spearheads renaming of Annotto Bay sports complex

BY EVERARD OWEN Sunday Observer writer editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

ANNOTTO BAY, St Mary — This seacoast town was a beehive of activity last Sunday evening as the historic Westmoreland Oval was renamed the Annotto Bay Multi-Purpose Complex. Read More

Francis salutes Sunshine Girls on South Africa win

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

With one tick in the win column for the Vitality Netball Nations Cup so far, Sunshine Girls Head Coach Connie Francis believes with continued commitment her team will remain formidable for the duration of the tournament. Read More

Dixon, Allison ready to shine at Netball Nations Cup

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 16 2020    

Newly appointed Vice-captain Nicole Dixon and fresh face Gezelle Allison are both hoping to make their mark at the Vitality Netball Nations Cup and assist the Sunshine Girls to a successful return to England. Read More

Sunshine Girls hungry for success ahead of Nations Cup, says Francis

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 3 2020    

JAMAICA Sunshine Girls Head Coach Connie Francis says her team is “hungry” for success ahead of the Vitality Netball Nations Cup in England, set for January 19-26. Read More

Mona capture Corporate Area primary school netball title

BY Gerald Reid Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 31 2019    

Mona Primary beat Clan Carthy Primary to capture the Kingston and St Andrew/Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Parish Primary Schools netball competition recently. Read More

Rollington Town renews use of sport to foster peace, unity

Friday, December, 27 2019    

The Rollington Town family will be staging their sixth Champions of Champions two-day football and netball unity for peace charity extravaganza on December 28-29 with proceeds targeting local interests. Read More

Denbigh, Holmwood are ISSA all-island netball champs

Tuesday, December, 17 2019    

DENBIGH High and Holmwood Technical High schools were crowned Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) All-Island Junior and Senior League netball champions, respectively, at Manchester High School courts last Wednesday. Read More

Holmwood, Denbigh cop ISSA Senior, Junior League netball titles

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 10 2019    

DENBIGH High and Holmwood Technical captured the 2019 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural High School Girls Junior and Senior League netball titles respectively at Manchester High School courts last Thursday. Read More

Hydel saunter to JISA netball title defence over Quest

Saturday, December, 7 2019    

Hydel Prep school sauntered to an easy defence of their Jamaica Independent Schools Association (JISA) Prep schools netball title with a 14-8 win over Quest Prep at Leila Robinson Courts on Thursday. It was the same school that Hydel defeated a year ago to land the... Read More

Excelsior High return as Senior Netball Champs, Gaynstead retain Junior title

Friday, December, 6 2019    

Excelsior High School returned to the summit of the Urban Area Senior netball supremacy, while Gaynstead High retained their Junior title with wins over Norman Manley High and St Hugh’s High, respectively, in tne ISSA Urban Area Netball finals at the Leila Robinson Courts on... Read More

Denbigh look to successfully defend ISSA Rural Area netball titles today

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

DEFENDING champions Denbigh High will look to defend their Junior and Senior League titles when they go up against Glenmuir and Holmwood Technical, respectively, in the 2019 Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Rural High Schoolgirls netball finals at Manchester High School... Read More


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