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SVG moves up the INF rankings

SVG moves up the INF rankings


St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is just outside the top 20, on the latest International Netball Federation (INF) rankings, released earlier this month. SVG has moved from 23rd to 21st.

SVG in the process nipped Grenada, which won the inaugural ECCB/ OECS International Netball Series, held here last year. In that series, St Vincent and the Grenadines won six matches and lost two.

It is a welcomed improvement for SVG, which returned to the ranking table in 2018, following an eight-year absence, as this country was inactive at the international level.

Jamaica remains the top Caribbean team at position 4, slipping one place.

The next best Caribbean team is Trinidad and Tobago at position 10, while Barbados is in 13th position.

The Cayman Islands is at position 26, Antigua and Barbuda, 31, while St Kitts and Nevis is at 35. The other Caribbean ranked teams are Dominica, 38, and St Maarten, 43.

Australia is the top ranked team, with New Zealand second.

England displaced Jamaica to be third, with South Africa occupies the fifth place.