sport news England beat South Africa to take bronze at the Netball World Cup

England beat South Africa to take bronze at the Netball World Cup in Tracey Neville's last match in charge England beat South Africa 56-40 to finish third at the Netball World Cup Tracey Neville's side missed out on the final after losing to New Zealand England's lead never looked under pressure and they won comfortably 

By Laura Lambert For Mailonline

Published: 16:23 BST, 21 July 2019 | Updated: 19:28 BST, 21 July 2019

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England have won the bronze medal at the Netball World Cup, to partially make up for the heartbreak of missing out on a spot in the final.

Tracey Neville's side put on a far more confident and composed display than in their defeat to New Zealand to clinch a spot on the podium, and match England's result from the last two World Cups.

With the reassurance of already having beaten the Proteas in the tournament, only three days ago, the Roses found their rhythm and crucially rediscovered their shooting form.

England players celebrate beating South Africa in the Netball World Cup on Sunday

England players celebrate beating South Africa in the Netball World Cup on Sunday

Tracey Neville waves to the crowd after what was her final game in charge of the team

Tracey Neville waves to the crowd after what was her final game in charge of the team

And in the face of a solid England defence, South Africa's shooters faltered and mistakes were pounced on,

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