Scottish Thistles Secure Two Wins Over Samoa

7th December 2017

The Scottish Thistle were in International action last weekend (2nd and 3rd December 2017) securing two impressive wins over Samoa.  Netball Scotland took this Test 'on the road' and brought top level netball to the city of Perth for the first time in over 30 years, something which we feel quite confident that the local crowds loved!

 

Saturday 2nd December 2017:  Scotland 56 – 39 Samoa

Starting 7 for the Scottish Thistles:  Bethan Goodwin GS, Lynsey Gallagher GA, Nicola McCleery WA, Claire Brownie C (Captain), Sam Murphy WD, Emily Nicholl GD and Hayley Mulheron GK

 

Photo Credit:  Kim Cessford

 

Sunday 3rd December 2017:  Scotland 63 – 36 Samoa

Starting 7 for the Scottish Thistles:  Bethan Goodwin GS, Lynsey Gallagher GA, Nicola McCleery WA, Claire Brownie C (Captain), Sam Murphy WD, Bethany Sutherland GD and Hayley Mulheron GK

 

Match Officials (Umpires) – Alison Davies, Louise Travis, Ian Fuller

 

Photo Credit:  Kim Cessford

 

Next up for the Scottish Thistles is the all-important Netball Europe World Cup Qualifiers taking place across Friday 19th to Sunday 21st January 2018.  During this event, the Thistles will battle it out against Home Nation rivals Northern Ireland and Wales for a Top 2 position, confirming their place in the Netball World Cup 2019.  

 

 

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