England take 1-0 Lead Over Jamaica in U21 Netball Series


England’s under-21 Netball team beat Jamaica 47-43 to take a 1-0 lead in their 5-match series at the National Indoor Sports Centre, last night.

Hasana Williams with 17 points, and Shimona Nelson 18 were the top shooters for Jamaica.

Amy Clinton 34 and Ashaleigh Dekker 13 got the job done for England.

Coach of England, Jan Crabtree, says they used their speed to counter the Jamaicans height.

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Coach of Jamaica, Conrad Parkes says poor ball control contributed to the teams loss.

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Game two is set for the same venue this evening at 7.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.