Australia vs Northern Ireland
A frantic start by both teams with the Aussie Diamonds taking Northern Island's first centre leading onto 4-0 in the first couple of minutes. Caithin Bassett finding the basket easy. With fierce defense by Sarah Klau Northern Ireland struggling to find the net.
With 4 minutes to go in the 1st quarter Australia are striding ahead, out classing Northern Ireland. The pressure of playing the Aussie Diamonds in their opening much is huge. The Diamonds lead 24-7
The Diamonds start off the second quarter as they finished the first 3-0 in the first minute. The sheer speed and strength of the Diamonds over powering the Northern Ireland Team.
You can’t make mistakes against the Diamonds they will run away with the ball and they are. Too many interceptions from the Diamonds and too many mistake from NI. Half time the Aussie Diamonds lead 45-15
Lots of changes at half time for the Aussie Diamonds. A good confidence boosting start for Northern Ireland as they nab a goal early in this quarter.
Gretel Tippett is on at goal attack for Australia, Steph Wood takes a breather on the bench. She nets her first shot under the post in her debut World Cup.
Australia centre Paige Hadley is so quick she’s all over the Northern Ireland’s Center Neamh Woods, who has replaced the injured Caroline O'Hanlon 67-19
All smiles from GS Caithlin Thwaites who shoots the first goal in the last quarter. Australia are fighting for a big score in the 4th quarter, Thwaites and Tippett gelling in the circle with some fantastic passes, not missing a goal between them. Australia have dominated from start to finish Final Score 88-24
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