Netball Quad Series: England suffer second defeat as Australia prove too strong

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England won bronze at the 2015 Netball World Cup

England's second Netball Quad Series match ended with a 66-46 defeat to co-hosts Australia in Adelaide.

The Roses, who lost 65-39 to fellow co-hosts New Zealand on Saturday, trailed 31-25 in a closely fought first half.

The third match for England is a trip to Melbourne to face South Africa on Sunday (04:30 BST) as they look for a first win.

Australia, New Zealand and England are the top three ranked sides in the world, with South Africa fifth.

Elsewhere, New Zealand made it two wins from two as they beat South Africa 65-46 after a dominant second half from the Silver Ferns.

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