Lisa Alexander, the Australian Diamonds' head coach, hailed the Sunshine Girls' work in their first match of the Vitality Nations Cup.
Jess Thirlby conceded a few too many errors proved to be costly as the England Roses fell away and lost to New Zealand in Nottingham.
England's Vitality Roses commenced their Nations Cup campaign with a 64-48 loss to New Zealand in Nottingham.
England's Vitality Roses take on New Zealand in the second match of the Vitality Nations Cup - watch via our YouTube stream.
Tamsin Greenway looks at key focus areas in the Vitality Nations Cup and shares her excitement about the unpredictability of the competition.
England's newest Rose, Kate Shimmin, is loving every moment of training camp, hailing the character of the group as they prepare for Vitality Nations Cup.
Jess Thirlby reflects on the Vitality Roses' journey to date and looks towards their toughest tests yet in the Vitality Nations Cup.
Get the lowdown on all four of the nations playing in the 2020 Vitality Nations Cup from January 19-26, live on Sky Sports.
Chelsea Pitman returns to the England Roses squad for matches against world champions New Zealand, Jamaica and South Africa in January.
The Silver Ferns will be without Laura Langman and Katrina Rore for January's Vitality Nations Cup, with Maria Folau having retired from netball.
Karla Pretorius returns to South Africa's squad for the Vitality Nations Cup in January as Dorette Badenhorst names a 12-player squad.
The Sunshine Girls' senior netballers are back in training, according to reports out of Jamaica, as tensions appear to have subsided.
England Roses will face Jamaica, New Zealand and South Africa in a new international competition on home soil in 2020.
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