Mavericks captain Atkinson collects 100th England cap

PUBLISHED: 10:58 27 February 2009 | UPDATED: 09:40 27 October 2009

Karen Atkinson now has 100 England caps

Karen Atkinson now has 100 England caps

ENGLAND and Mavericks netball star Karen Atkinson collected her 100th international cap last night (Thursday) as she co-captained her country to a series whitewash over Jamaica. The 55-49 victory at Nottingham in the third and final test match ensured the

ENGLAND and Mavericks netball star Karen Atkinson collected her 100th international cap last night (Thursday) as she co-captained her country to a series whitewash over Jamaica.

The 55-49 victory at Nottingham in the third and final test match ensured the hosts claimed a 3-0 series triumph over the Sunshine Girls.

At the final whistle Atkinson, who also skippers Hatfield-based Co-operative Netball Superleague side Mavericks, was fittingly named the Mitre player of the match.

The centre/wing-attack was presented with flowers from her team and family for reaching a century of appearances.

Mavericks are in action tonight (Friday) at the University of Hertfordshire when they take on Glasgow Wildcats in the Superleague.

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