Aiken-George scores 46 goals to lead New South Wales Swifts to impressive fourth quarter comeback win over Melbourne Vixens in Suncorp Super Netball

By Sports Desk April 22, 2023
Aiken-George scores 46 goals to lead New South Wales Swifts to impressive fourth quarter comeback win over Melbourne Vixens in Suncorp Super Netball Suncorp Super Netball

On the back of 46 goals out of 52 attempts from Jamaican shooter Romelda Aiken-George, the New South Wales Swifts completed a remarkable fourth quarter comeback to beat the Melbourne Vixens in their Suncorp Super netball League game at the Ken Rosewall Arena in New South Wales on Saturday.

The Vixens won the first quarter 16-15 before a 15-15 tie in the second meant they entered halftime with a 31-30 lead.

The Melbourne-based outfit then produced some excellent Netball in the third quarter, winning 22-16, to enter the fourth and final stanza with a daunting 53-46 lead.

The Swifts had other plans, however, winning the final quarter 21-14 to complete a narrow 67-66 win.

British goal attack Helen Housby provided good support for Aiken-George with 12 goals from as many attempts.

Malawi’s Mwai Kumwenda tried her best for the Vixens with 47 goals from 50 attempts.

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