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Dorset's Geva Mentor helps England netball to historic Gold

Geva Mentor, left, celebrates gold with her England team mates Photo: PA

Bournemouth netball star, Geva Mentor, helped England pull off a stunning victory over favourites Australia to claim their first ever gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Mentor battles with Australian Caitlin Bassett Credit: PA

Bournemouth netball star, Geva Mentor, helped England pull off a stunning victory over favourites Australia to claim their first ever gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

The Roses, just like in the semi-finals against Jamaica, scored in the final seconds to win by a single point, 52-51.

Geva Mentor hails from Dorset but plays her club netball in Australia Credit: PA

Goal Keeper Mentor has been an instrumental player for England throughout the tournament and managed to limit the threat of Australia in the closing stages as her team came back from four points down in the final quarter to win.