ENGLAND END DAY 2 ON GOAL HIGH
Potential medal contenders England made their intentions clear as they swept the floor with the Republic of Ireland winning 108-9.
The experience of the England squad was evident tonight as they breezed past the Republic of Ireland with a confident performance all round. From the starting whistle they were relentless in their attacking of the ball and left no stone unturned in their quest for goals.
"We're aiming for a medal" stated England coach Colette Thomson "they're all up for grabs".
Every ball was challenged down the court and the team worked well together to pressure the pass, often resulting in a 3 second call by the umpires.
The second quarter was particularly successful for England as unfortunately Ireland failed to score a single goal.
All 12 of the England squad took to the court, but this didn't affect the flow of goals. At 95%, Alice Travis was the second most accurate shooter of the day, contributing to over a quarter of the teams total.
England now take pole position in group D in the concluding match of day 2.
Editorial courtesy Farah Hasan
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