The Sunshine Girls suffered their first defeat of the Vitality Nations Cup Netball Tournament in Birmingham, England, today.

The Jamaicans went down 71-45 in their match against the Silver Ferns.

New Zealand led in all four quarters.

At the end of the first quarter, New Zealand led by seven points.

They led by 10-points at the end of the first 30-minutes.

The Ferns stretched their lead to 20-points by the end of the third quarter.
Coach of the Sunshine Girls, Connie Francis, says it was an all- round disappointing performance.

Coach of New Zealand, Dame Noeline Taurua, says her team played above her expectation.

Goal Shooter Maia Wilson completed 93 percent of her attempt and Taurua says she was perfect with and with out the ball.

Dame Noeline Taurua, coach of New Zealand.