This country’s “Calypso netballers” will be aiming to end their Tri-Series against host England on a high when they face off in the third and final Test at Echo Arena, Liverpool, from 7.15 pm (2.15 pm TT time) this afternoon.
The world third ranked England has already wrapped up the series against the ninth rated T&T having won the first two matches, 65-42 on Wednesday in Somerset and then, 67-42 on Friday in London.
Following today’s match, both teams will head to Belfast, Northern Ireland for the Netball Europe Ranking Competition and Open Championship, May 14-17.
That tournament will feature the host, Scotland, Wales, England, T&T and fellow guest team South Africa.
The quartet of Gibraltar (#34), Ireland (#28), Malta (#36) and Switzerland (#30) will compete in a rankings round-robin tournament.
The tournament in Belfast will serve as the last real test for T&T ahead of the 14th Netball World Cup in Sydney Australia, from August 7-16
The “Calypso Netballers” who won the world title in 1979 jointly with Australia and New Zealand will come up against the top two teams in the world, host Australia and New Zealand in Pool A as well as Caribbean rivals Barbados in round-robin play in Australia.
Pool B of the 2015 Championship features world third and fourth ranked teams, England and Jamaica as well as Scotland and Samoa, while Malawi, South Africa, Singapore and Sri Lanka comprise Pool C, and the quartet of Fiji, Wales, Uganda and Zambia make up Pool D with the matches carded for the 21,000 seat Allphones Arena (formerly known as the Sydney SuperDome and Acer Arena), Sydney Olympic Park.