Habib Girls School and the City School PAF Chapter took the junior and senior titles respectively in the finals of the Karachi Girls Netball Championships 2012. Habib Girls School defeated The City School PAF Chapter's junior side 7-5 in their final, but the City senior squad was victorious in the older age group, defeating Trinity Girls College 10-6 in the final.
The Jamaica Netball Assocation (JNA) has announced plans for national head coach Oberon Pitterson-Nattie to stay in New Zealand for a month of intensive training, following the conclusion of the Fast5 Netball World Series 2012 in November. Pitterson-Nattie will be the guest of Sheryl Dawson, former IFNA President and CEO of the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, and will work with Magic head coach Noelene Taurua during her stay, which is part of the JNA programme of development for its national head coaches.
Constellation Cup champions New Zealand and reigning world champions Australia remain unbeaten after two rounds of the Australian leg of the 2012 Quad Series, played in Australia. The Diamonds were too strong for South Africa, defeating them 63-31 in Newcastle, after overcoming England 64-40 in Adelaide. Meanwhile, the Silver Ferns were too strong for the Proteas, beating them 63-37, and withstood a spirited last quarter attack from the English, to emerge 61-43 winners. The final round of the Australian section of the series will be played in Sydney, before the teams move on to New Zealand to continue the competition.
photos Janos Schmidt