Commonwealth Games: England shock Australia to win netball gold


2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 April
Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text updates online. Times and channels

England stunned overwhelming favourites Australia to record the greatest result in their history and win a first Commonwealth Games netball gold medal.

Helen Housby scored in the final second to give England a 52-51 victory.

Having staged a dramatic comeback to beat Jamaica in the semi-final, the Roses matched the hosts 25-25 at half-time of their first major final.

But they shocked the home crowd by overturning a four-point deficit in the final quarter to claim a dramatic win.

More to follow.


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