Source: Simon Wilkinson/

Jamaica and Malawi to play off for Fifth place

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Jamaica and Malawi have advanced into the fifth-place play-off at the Vitality Netball World Cup.

Malawi v Uganda – Takondwa Lwazi and teammates of Malawi celebrate the win Photo by Simon Wilkinson/

Jamaica overcame tournament debutants Zimbabwe 77-47, while Malawi beat Uganda 55-44.

The teams will now contest the fifth-place play-off on Sunday.

Results from session 16 matches:

Zimbabwe 47-77 Jamaica

Malawi 55-44 Uganda


Tomorrow – the tournament’s penultimate day – will see further placings decided, and the identity of the two World Cup finalists confirmed. Australia take on South Africa in the first semi-final at 11:15am, before hosts England face New Zealand at 3pm.

Elsewhere, both Scotland and Northern Ireland are in action: the Thistles take on Barbados in the 11th-place play-off, while the Warriors play Trinidad and Tobago with the winner claiming ninth.

The full tournament schedule is available to view here.

Courtesy of the Netball World Cup 2019