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Australia are four-quarters of a way away from winning their third Commonwealth Games gold medal but standing in their way is the Jamaican star who had their number in Birmingham.

The Demons thrashed hosts England 60-51 in the semi-finals to complete their first birthday with a 67-51 win over New Zealand.

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Regardless of the result, it will be the Sunshine Girls’ best ever result, surpassing their bronze medal wins in 2002, 2014 and 2018.

Since 1991, Australia’s appearance in the final continues the team’s run to the finals of every major netball tournament.

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Undoubtedly the Diamonds will enter the final as contenders, Jamaica proved they are invincible with a narrow 57-55 win over the Australians in one of the biggest upsets of the Commonwealth Games.

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Diamond will be hoping for more exciting performances after the final against Jamaica.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Diamond will be hoping for more exciting performances after the final against Jamaica. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)Source: Getty Images

Jamaica will undoubtedly be led by star goal scorer Janiel Fuller, who has been a dominant force throughout the tournament.

The Sunshine Girls captain converted 100 percent of her 54 field goal attempts against New Zealand in the semifinals.

It will be key to Diamond Gretel Bueta’s hopes of winning the gold medal.

So will the defensive trio of Ash Brazil, Joe Weston and Courtney Bruce to minimize Fowler’s impact on the Sun girls up front.

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