Netball World Cup: England’s Beth Cobden to miss tournament with knee injury

Team-mate Layla Guscoth comforts Beth CobdenEngland’s Beth Cobden has suffered a serious knee ligament injury and will miss July’s Netball World Cup.The defender ruptured her ACL playing for the Adelaide Thunderbirds in their Suncorp Super Netball game on Saturday.Cobden, 26, who signed for the Australian outfit in the off season and won Commonwealth gold with…

Netball Superleague 2019: Lightning, Wasps and Stars all win

Loughborough Lightning’s defender Tuaine Keenan battles for the ball against Saracenes MavericksLoughborough Lightning staged a stunning comeback to beat Saracens Mavericks 54-49 – and stake their claim as very real title contenders in round 12 of the Netball Superleague.Defending champions Wasps got back to winning ways with a convincing 67-35 victory over London Pulse.However, second-placed…

Netball Superleague 2019: Thunder, Bath, Lightning & Mavericks all win

Manchester Thunder players and staff celebrate the team’s last-gasp win over WaspsManchester Thunder moved three points clear at the top of the Netball Superleague table with a dramatic 50-49 victory over title rivals Wasps in round 11 of the season.And Loughborough Lightning left it late to win their second game in a row by a…

Boys banned from netball competition

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShould boys be allowed to play netball?Boys have been banned from a national netball competition, meaning many who have trained all year will miss out.The Urdd National Sports Festival takes place in Aberystwyth in May and primary schools were told two weeks ago.Organisers said it was aimed…