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UWI double up


UWI double up

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COACH Julie Phillips has already worked out why Barbados lost the Caribbean Under-16 netball crown to Jamaica.

However, it may take her a while longer to decipher how her Pine Hill St Barnabas team could take 51 shots to UWI Blackbirds’ 43 and lose by three goals, 35-38 and for the second year in a row hand the Blackbirds the Barbados Netball Association’s senior knockout tile.

On a night four knockout finals were contested at the Netball Stadium, the Blackbirds and St Barnabas played a physical and intense game with both teams boasting highly skilled national players.

The defence of Shanice Wharton and Shanice Rock for the Blackbirds and Shonette Bruce and Jeneice Clarke for St Barnabas was impressive and kept the shooters under constant pressure.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.