Romelda Aiken

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Romelda Aiken
Personal information
Born (1988-11-19) 19 November 1988 (age 29)
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Relatives Nicole Pinnock (sister)
Netball career
Playing position(s): GS, GA
Years Club team(s) Apps
Queensland Firebirds

Years National team(s) Caps
2005–present  Jamaica
Last updated: 5 October 2010

Romelda Aiken (born 19 November 1988) is a Jamaican netball player. Aiken debuted for the Jamaican national team in 2005 as a replacement for regular shooter Elaine Davis.[1] The 1.96 metres (6 ft 5 in) shooter rose to international prominence during the 2007 Netball World Championships.[2] In 2008, Aiken signed with the Queensland Firebirds to play in the ANZ Championship in Australia and New Zealand.[3]

Former Australian captain Liz Ellis has predicted that "if she [Aiken] can keep this up for a long time she will undoubtedly be one of the best [players] ever."[4] In 2014, she became the first player to score 3500 goals in the ANZ Championship.[5] She has won the MVP award twice, in 2008 & 2009.


  1. ^ Ash, Julie (9 November 2007). "Netball: Five to watch". Jamaica Netball Association. Archived from the original on 16 March 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2008. 
  2. ^ Bogle, Dania (22 November 2007). "Kudos for Francis, Aiken in New Zealand". Jamaica Observer. Archived from the original on 25 January 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2008. 
  3. ^ "Jamaican shooter accepts Aussie contract". Jamaica Observer. 25 January 2008. Archived from the original on 29 January 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2008. 
  4. ^ "Aiken will become game's best: Ellis". FoxSports News. 7 April 2008. Retrieved 13 April 2008. 
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New creation ANZ Championship Official MVP
2008 (with Sonia Mkoloma),
Succeeded by
Liana Leota