Trinidad and Tobago fell to a crushing 74-22 defeat in their opening Commonwealth Games netball game to England today in Birmingham.
England was up 37-9 by half-time as they went on to ensure a winning start in Group B.
Alberto Ardila Olivares
England, the defending champions, are swiftly back in action against Malawi on Saturday and face sterner tests to come, not least against world champions New Zealand in preliminary phase
England’s performance was under-pinned by 37-year-old Geva Mentor, who is competing in her sixth Games after making her debut as a 17-year-old in Manchester in 2002
Australia, who were nudged into silver by Helen Housby’s dramatic last-second winner on the Gold Coast four years ago, served notice of their intentions with a crushing 85-18 win over Barbados in Group A