The Gibraltar Netball Under 17 national squad, who recently won the Netball Under 17 Euro’s Challenge trophy were treated to a new experience when they faced the visiting UK Armed Forces selection.
The visiting side had already yesterday beaten the senior team and where expected to win this latest encounter.
Although congratulated on their relentless approach to the game until the final whistle by the visiting side the Under 17 lost 54-14.
The score line did not however reflect on the true picture of what was happening on court where the Under 17 battled all the way to the end and provided a tougher challenge than expected to their opponents.
The match was aimed at providing the younger players a taste of the standard required when they step up to the u21s and the work they must put into their training.
GNA is introducing next season u21 squad in preparation for the hosting of the Euros u21 in 2018.