Hot decider expected in Berger Elite league netball


January 28, 2017
@Normal:Sabrina Spence (left) of St Ann Orchids fights for the ball with Mellissa Wright (right) of the Kingston Hummingbirds during game one of the final at the Berger Elite netball finals at the UTech auditorium on Thursday, January 19. The Kingston Hummingbirds won 57-43.

The Alfred Sangster Auditorium at the University of Technology will be buzzing with excitement today when Kingston Hummingbirds and St Ann Orchids clash in the deciding game of the best-of-three finals of the Berger Elite League.

The Janet Guy-coached Orchids will enter today's game oozing confident after they out classed the Hummingbirds 58-39 to the level the series on Thursday.

The Hummingbirds, who are seeking their second hold on the title, won the opening match 57-43.

highly favour

However, the Orchids, who are aiming to win the title for the first time, are highly favour to win today's contest.

Guy said her team her charges are highly motivated ahead of today's contest and so she is expecting a good performance from them.

"They are going to come but we are coming too and so we are expecting stiff competition," said Guy.

The Orchids will be depending heavily of the likes of goal shooter Sabrina Spence, who netted 43 goals from 49 attempts in their game two victory over the Hummingbirds.

Spence is expected to receive support from national players Shanice Beckford and Adean Thomas along with former national players Simone Forbes, Athea Byfield and Kimone Tulloch.

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