Netball gold will inspire people to take up the game
UK Sport hopes England’s netball success at the Commonwealth Games will boost participation
Netball gold will inspire people to take up the game, says UK Sport chief
Tracey Neville’s side won a dramatic gold medal as Helen Housby’s last-gasp goal earned a 52-51 win over favourites Australia. Three Commonwealth bronze medals were England’s previous best performance in the sport.
Speaking on BBC Breakfast, Nicholl said: “It’s a sport that’s been growing and doing incredibly well but this is just a huge moment.
“This is a massive showcase to inspire young women to get involved in the sport.”