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Australia gain revenge on England

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Australia (in yellow) gained revenge for England's historic win on Saturday

England had to settle for fourth place in the World Netball Series after losing 23-18 to Australia in Sunday's third-place play-off in Manchester.

England had recorded a historic win over the Australians on Saturday but found themselves 5-3 down after the first quarter at the MEN Arena.

Pamela Cookey's two-pointer drew the home side level but Australia led 10-9 at half-time before easing to victory.

New Zealand won the tournament, beating Jamaica 32-27 in the final.

England had lost to Jamaica 33-22 in the group stages earlier on Sunday.



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