Netball

FNPF business house netball team hopes to retain title

THE Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) business house netball team hopes to retain its title for the third time after the completion of the Suva Netball 2019 Business House competition. It starts tonight and team manager Nabotuiloma Komaisavai said they were not only to successfully defend the title but also to create friendship and relationship...

Netters meet in inter district clash

THE annual Men’s and Mixed Netball Interdistrict Championship was held yesterday at the National Netball Centre in Suva. Four grades were part of the competition namely the under-23, mixed netball, open grade and masters teams. Under-23 results: Suva Gold 18-11 Suva Silver, Suva Gold 23-7 Lautoka Red, Suva Gold 14-13 Lautoka Gold, Suva Silver21-17 Lautoka...

Wilson says “contract has expired”

FORMER Australian Diamonds player and Fiji Pearls coach Vicki Wilson contract has expired. In an email sent in by Wilson said her contract ended after the Netball World Cup. “Sadly my contract finished at the World Cup,” she said in the email. “The Sports Commission advised me earlier in the year that the international coach’s...

Army wives urged to stay healthy

THE Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Wives and Mothers Club members have been urged to look after themselves and stay healthy to be able to look after their families. This was the theme of the club’s netball tournament and a message shared by the club president Makereta Naliva. “Our theme this year is ‘Women’s...

Nasinu takes netball title after 7 years

AFTER seven years Fiji Gold Nasinu Netball team have finally won beating New World Suva 36-34 yesterday. It was a battle of national players between New World Suva and Fiji Gold Nasinu at the National Netball Centre. The Alesi Waqa Paul-captained team was unstoppable right until the end of the final whistle. Goal shooters Lydia...

Punjas Digicel IDC: Suva Green wins premier grade

SUVA Green defeated Nasinu 26-16 in the premier grade at the Punjas Digicel inter-district championship today. They also won the under 19 grade defeating Nadi 35-15. Coach Kitione Waqavonovono said the players played their hearts out. “It was not the results that I was expected but I am grateful to the players that they did...

Suva, Nasinu dominate netball tourney

SUVA and Nasinu districts dominated in this year’s Central Primary Schools Netball Tournament which was held over two days at the National Netball Centre in Suva. Suva made a clean sweep in three grades which were the under-9, 12 and 14 grades. Nasinu took the under-10, 11 and 13 titles. The Suva under-14 team easily...

Central Primary Schools Netball Tournament: Suva Sky wins U9 title

SUVA Sky under 9 team defeated Nasinu Royals in the finals to take out the under-9 champions title at the Central Primary Schools Netball Tournament today at the National Netball Centre in Suva. The capital city side defeated Nasinu 15-5 at full time. The under-10 final is underway with Nasinu Royal and Suva Royal battling...

Wainibuka hopes to expose netball reps

THE Wainibuka netball team hopes to get more exposure at the Central Primary Schools netball competition this week. President Samuela Delaitubuna said this was the first time for them to take part in this competition. “For the past three years we had tried to make it to the competition but because of financial constraints. We...

Primary schools netters show top court skills

THE Suva and Nasinu netball teams are the top teams after day one of the Central Primary Schools Netball Championship that started at the National Netball Centre in Suva yesterday. In the under-nine to U14 grades, both teams stamped their marks to lead their pools before their next games today and tomorrow. President Timaima Naulolo...

SGS netters dominate secondary schools netball competition

SUVA Grammar School dominated this year’s Fiji Secondary Schools Netball Competition after winning the under 15, 17 and 19 grades at the National Netball Centre in Suva this weekend. The schools under 14 side, however, was defeated by Adi Cakobau School in the final. The SGS under 19 side defeated Adi Cakobau School 39-37 at...

ACS netters win U14 title

ADI Cakobau School under-14 side has won the Fiji Secondary Schools Netball competition under 14 title. The girls from Sawani defeated Suva Grammar School 29-31 in an intense match at the National Netball Centre in Suva. The match went into a double extra time after a 26-all draw. After the first extra time, the scores...

Suva Netball to include Dilkusha Home girls in weekly competition

THE Newworld IGA Suva Netball team paid a visit to the Dilkusha Homes earlier today as part of their community outreach program. The netball association has made plans to include the children of Dilkusha Homes in their weekly club competition. The Suva team visited the home earlier today as part of their community outreach program....

20 schools compete in secondary school netball

THE FIJI Secondary Schools Netball Competition is underway with 20 schools participating in the annual event at the National Netball Centre in Laucala Bay, Suva. The Fiji Secondary Schools Netball Association has introduced a new format in this year’s secondary schools netball competition whereby teams would go into straight quarterfinals after qualifying from the zone...

Nasinu gears up

THE Nasinu netball team has intensified its preparation for the Fiji Netball Association-sanctioned Inter-District Championship (IDC) later this month. Despite the bad weather a huge turnout of players has been attending the Fiji Gold-sponsored association’s training sessions.Its president Mereseini Delai said the bad weather bouts had failed to stop their players from attending training sessions....

E-Edition