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Rousing welcome for Gems

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Added 18 April 2015

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(L-R) Amanda Knight who was also MVP, Jamie Drayton, Shonte Seale, Romancia Odwin, Gabrielle Headley & Trishan Deane earned six of the spots on the all stars squad of 16. (KB)

WITH THE “JEWELS” OF ROYALTY and the adoring support of welcome, the Barbados Gems, the 2015 Caribbean Netball Association's Jean Pierre Under-16 netball queens returned home to a rousing reception early yesterday morning.

With family and friends waving Barbados flags, the Gems sparkled broad smiles that matched the dazzle of the lion share of silverware which they captured in St. Lucia with five winning games as well as the team shooting competition.

Among the welcoming party were chairman of the National Sports Council Michael Power, the Assistant Director of Sports Mona Alleyne, Dave Farmer of the Barbados Olympic Association along with former nationals and current coaches Anna Shepherd, Margaret Cutting and Sonia Banfield.

Please read the full story in today's Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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