Barbados announces netball team for Commonwealth Games

Shonette Azore-Bruce and Latonia Blackman will lead the Barbados Gems at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The Barbados Netball Association announced the final 12 on Monday night.

Barbados have been drawn in Group A with Australia, Jamaica, South Africa, Scotland and Wales.

The team departs Barbados on July 22, and the first match is one week later against Australia.

The Commonwealth Games will take place in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8.

Team: Latonia Blackman (Co-Captain), Shonette Azore-Bruce (Co-Captain), Faye Agard, Vanessa Bobb, Samantha Browne, Brianna Holder, Zakiya Kirton, Tonisha Rock-Yaw, Stephian Shepherd, Akeena Stoute, Sabreena Smith and Shonica Wharton.

Management Team: Margaret Cutting – Head Coach, Adrian Craigwell – Assistant Coach, Nisha Craigwell – Team Manager, Dr Llewellyn Harper – Team Doctor, Captain Desmond Grant – Trainer (PR/SAT)



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