England Roses complete series win against Uganda She Cranes
Last Updated: 04/12/18 4:06pm
England Roses have won their three-match series over Uganda She Cranes after a second victory.
The Roses won 65-53 on Friday in London, having already claimed a 50-46 win earlier this week. The third rubber is on Sunday, live on Sky Sports, at 2pm.
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|Friday||Vitality Roses||65-53||Uganda||Copper Box|
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The Roses had stormed into a 39-22 half-time lead, powered by Helen Housby and Rachel Dunn.
Uganda rallied in the third and fourth quarters as Roses head coach Tracey Neville rotated her squad, but the match ended with George Fisher scoring the final points.
Player of the match Jodie Gibson said: "I'm so proud of how we attacked that game. I did my job. I went away and watched video of how I could improve from the last game.
"Uganda are in our group [at the World Cup] so we want to win [this series] 3-0."
This series victory is the first time that the Roses have played on home soil since earning a Commonwealth gold medal.
The series is preparation for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool.
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