On Saturday the 23rd of March The Scottish Thistles took on Gibraltar at Oriam, Edinburgh in front of a sell-out crowd! The Thistles took control of the match early on with the score at Half Time 46-26 to The Thistles. However, Gibraltar fought back to close the points gap until the final whistle, Final Score after 60 minutes was Scotland 62 – Gibraltar 33.
All 12 athletes took to the court over the course of the match, with Abbie Acheson, Savanna Antione, Cerys Cairns, Rachel Conway, Rebecca Edgar, Emma Love, Rebecca Metcalfe, Nina Mowatt and Beth Weir all receiving their 1st Thistles Cap.
Congratulations to all 12 athletes; Abbie Acheson, Savannah Antoine, Cerys Cairns, Rachel Conway, Rebecca Edgar, Lynsey Gallagher, Emma Love, Sarah MacPhail, Rebecca Metcalfe, Nina Mowatt, Lauren Tait and Beth Weir on a convincing victory over Gibraltar.
And a special mention to the Management Team; Lead Coach: Jill Anderson, Assistant Coach: Lesley MacDonald, Support Coach: Gillian Crozier, Team Manager: Karen McElveen and Physio: Bruce Mutch for all your hard work over that incredible weekend of netball!
Your next chance to catch The Thistles in action will be during the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019!