Netball

Mokani students’ rugby and netball skills commended

STUDENTS of Ratu Ravuama Vunivalu Memorial School in Mokani Village, Tailevu, were praised for their rugby and netball skills while playing in last week’s Tailevu South Netball Championship and the Kaji Rugby Festival. Students from...

Top netball exposure for Dilkusha girls

THE Tailevu South Primary Schools Netball Championship[ at the National Netball Centre in Suva las week was a chance to expose netballers from Dilkusha Girls School in Nausori. The school’s team was among the top teams in the competition and they hope to continue their winning streak in local schools competitions. School coach Litia Naqaitukana...

22nd July

Netball – New Zealand shatter England dream to set up Australia final

(Reuters) – Holders Australia will face New Zealand in the netball World Cup final after both emerged victorious from two thrilling semi-finals in Liverpool on Saturday. Australia beat South Africa 55-53 to stay on course for a 12th crown from 15 editions of the tournament since 1963. Later at Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena New Zealand...

18th July

First win for Pearls

THE Fiji Pearls netball team scored its first win in the Netball World Cup at Liverpool, England after beating Singapore 71-56. Lydia Panapasa, 18, was awarded the MVP of the match scoring 41 from 43 goals with a 96 per cent shooting accuracy despite playing only 39 minutes of the 60 minutes game. Coach Vicki...

17th July

Samoa narrowly beats Fiji Pearls

THE Fiji Pearls netball team succumbed to further humiliation yesterday in the Netball World Cup at Liverpool, England. South sea neighbours Samoa narrowly beat the Vicki Wilson-coached Fijians 55-54 during the preliminary stage of the 13th to 16th playoff. Fiji Pearls goal shooter Lydia Panapasa had the opportunity to level the match in the dying...

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