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Published:Tuesday | July 30, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts has said that his recent disagreement with Bob Marley Foundation head Cedella Marley will not negatively affect his campaign ahead of the association’s annual general meeting (AGM), set...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:46 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Now 30 years old, Sunshine Girls captain Jhaniele Fowler was left particularly disappointed with the team’s nightmare performance at the recently concluded Netball World Cup (NWC) as she considers her future with the national...

Published:Monday | July 22, 2019 | 12:21 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: It was a bittersweet day for head coach Marvette Anderson after Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls defeated Malawi 68-50 to end their campaign at the Vitality Netball World Cup (NWC) in fifth place here yesterday. Jamaica entered the...

Published:Monday | July 22, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: Former national senior ­netball team technical ­director Jill McIntosh, says she is open to a return to the Sunshine Girls set-up if she is called upon by Netball Jamaica (NJ) in the future. McIntosh, an Australian who is...

Published:Saturday | July 20, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: It was a matter of too little too late for Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls after they put on a clinical display to thrash Zimbabwe 77-47 at the Vitality Netball World Cup at the M...

Published:Saturday | July 20, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: Jamaica defender Jodiann Ward has been revelling in the experience of competing here in her first Vitality Netball World Cup. The 24-year-old has managed to force her way into the Sunshine Girls starting line-up after a number...

Published:Friday | July 19, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s head coach Marvette Anderson said the Sunshine Girls would be pulling out all the stops when they face Zimbabwe in today’s crucial matchup, which will decide who goes through to Sunday’s fifth- and sixth-place playoff at the Vitality...

Published:Thursday | July 18, 2019 | 12:12 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Captain Jhaniele Fowler has heaped the blame on the Sunshine Girls coaching staff following the team’s failure to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ongoing Vitality Netball World Cup here. The Sunshine Girls slim hopes...

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Jamaica’s senior netball captain Jhaniele Fowler is urging netball fans in the country not to give up on the Sunshine Girls despite their poor showing at the ongoing Vitality Netball World Cup. Fowler described the mood of the...

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 12:15 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: President of Netball Jamaica (NJ), Dr Paula Daley-Morris, said her association is deeply hurt and shocked by the Sunshine Girls’ poor performances at the ongoing Vitality Netball World Cup here. The Sunshine Girls, who were one...

Published:Tuesday | July 16, 2019 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: There was a look of shock and sadness on the faces of the Sunshine Girls as they walked off the court at the M...

Published:Monday | July 15, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: Following their shocking 55-53 defeat to South Africa yesterday, the Sunshine Girls will be in for another bruising encounter today when they face hosts England in their second-round match in Group G of the Vitality Netball...

Published:Saturday | July 13, 2019 | 12:23 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Liverpool, England: Jamaica’s head coach, Marvette Anderson, is imploring the Sunshine Girls to limit their errors when they face Caribbean side Trinidad and Tobago in their second match of the Vitality Netball World Cup at the M...

Published:Friday | July 12, 2019 | 12:35 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: While admitting that she is feeling a bit nervous, Marvette Anderson, head coach of Jamaica’s senior netball team, will be hoping to begin the quest to break the Sunshine Girls’ 12-year medal drought at the Netball World Cup...

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2019 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

LIVERPOOL, England: Despite moving up one spot to second place in the latest International Netball Federation world rankings, Jamaica’s senior netball team captain Jhaniele Fowler has outlined that there is no added pressure on the team to deliver...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former national senior netball players Simone Forbes and Sasher-Gaye Henry said they are very anxious to see the Sunshine Girls end their 12-year medal drought at this month’s Netball World Cup (NWC) tournament, which will begin in Liverpool,...

Published:Saturday | July 6, 2019 | 12:17 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having received his first taste of international football with the Reggae Boyz at the Concacaf Gold Cup tournament, midfielder Leon Bailey has said that he has benefited a lot from the experience. Bailey said he is looking to build on this...

Published:Friday | July 5, 2019 | 12:27 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Michael Ricketts has jumped to the defence of Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore amid criticism of his selections as well as the team’s tactical execution at the Concacaf Gold Cup...

Published:Thursday | July 4, 2019 | 12:10 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

With just over a week to go before the start of the Netball World Cup (NWC) in Liverpool, England, David Perry, fitness coach of the Sunshine Girls, said the Jamaicans are in excellent shape going into the tournament. The Sunshine Girls, who moved...

Published:Wednesday | July 3, 2019 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Assistant coach of Jamaica’s national senior netball team Winston Nevers, said that while he is happy with the Sunshine Girls’ 72-53 victory over the Manchester Thunder in their practice match yesterday, he believes that there are still some areas...

Published:Tuesday | July 2, 2019 | 12:18 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Having moved up one spot to second on the latest International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings table, Netball Jamaica President Dr Paula Daley-Morris said the Sunshine Girls are a lot more motivated and confident to win this month’s Netball...

Published:Tuesday | July 2, 2019 | 12:14 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Former Jamaica and Windies fast bowler Franklyn Rose said that while he is disappointed with the performance of the team at the ongoing ICC World Cup tournament in England and Wales, he is calling on the regional supporters to exercise patience....

Published:Saturday | June 29, 2019 | 12:24 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Cavalier forward Nicholas Hamilton is to depart the island next week for a two-week trial stint at United Soccer League (USL) team Indy 11 in the United States. Hamilton, a former Holy Trinity High School Manning Cup stand-out, told The Gleaner...

Published:Friday | June 28, 2019 | 12:30 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Craig Butler, the agent of Jamaican winger Leon Bailey, said that the player will be fit and ready for the Reggae Boyz’s quarter-final match against Panama in the Concacaf Gold Cup on Sunday. Butler told The Gleaner that Bailey has been suffering...

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2019 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Brant Richardson, coach of the United States Hawks, said he was very impressed with the display of the Jamaican Reggae Warriors’ performance following their friendly international match at the UWI Mona Bowl on Saturday. The Jamaicans carved out a...

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