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Blackbirds fly over All Stars


Blackbirds fly over All Stars

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UWI BLACKBIRDS flew to the top of Division 1 netball while Newbury All Stars pitched deeper into the cellar with the Barbados Netball Association action continued on Wednesday night at the Netball Stadium.

In a ridiculously one-sided match, the Blackbirds destroyed Newbury 59-27 to move to 3-0, and a maximum 15 points while Newbury 0-3 who failed to get a point in the game, firmly in the cellar, with two points.

Looking to give Kittitian Michelle Liburd a great send-off in her final match before the graduate returns to her homeland, the Blackbirds ignored annoying drizzles and at times a slippery court in a bid to score 60 goals.

That feat was almost realised before the clock and definitely not the opponents thwarted the effort. (KB)

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