Netball: Harlow’s Harten hailed hero as her last gasp goal sends England into final

ENGLAND’S netball team were six goals down at half-time of their semi-final against Jamaica, but recovered to reach their first Commonwealth Games final.

Harlow shooter Jo Harten scored in the final second to secure a 56-55 victory and set up a gold-medal match on Sunday against world number one side Australia, who thrashed New Zealand 65-44 in the other semi-final.

Former England International Lyn Carpenter told YT: “I am delighted for England. This result just goes to show that you have to compete for every ball.

“Jo Harten’s rebound was a perfect example. This game was so exciting and a perfect advert for Netball. I cannot wait for the final”

England now face the mighty Australia in the final on Sunday.

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