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Netball: IoM hails 'fantastic' championship weekend

England crowned winners of U21 tournament at NSC

The President of IoM Netball says the Island is going 'from strength to strength' in the sport after hosting a prestigious tournament last week.

The Europe Netball U21 Championships were held at the NSC between last Thursday and last Sunday (11-14 November).

It saw the Manx U21's squad take on England, Wales and Northern Ireland with England being crowned winner after four days of fixtures.

Meanwhile, the Manx Rams senior squad took part in a separate three-match test series against Wales, who're currently ranked ninth in the world.

President of IoM Netball, Pip Cross, adds they have more international opportunities on the horizon in 2022, and is thanking all those involved in organising the competition.

The results from the tournament are available below:

Europe Netball U21 Championships

Isle of Man U21 v England U21: 14 - 111

Wales U21 v Northern Ireland U21: 33 - 37

Wales U21 v Isle of Man U21: 63 - 30

England U21 v Northern Ireland U21: 65 - 32

Wales U21 v England U21: 32 - 63

Isle of Man U21 v Northern Ireland U21: 27 - 62

 

Isle of Man (Manx Rams) vs Wales Test Series

 

Test Match 1 Isle of Man v Wales: 24 - 76

Test Match 2 Isle of Man v Wales: 26 - 85

Test Match 3 Isle of Man v Wales: 29 – 82

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