Netball

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....

Schools seek development help

FIJI Secondary Schools Netball Association president Karalaini Seruiratu is calling on Netball Fiji to develop players in rural areas. FSSNA is expected to host its national competition in the next fortnight. “We are reaching to northern schools and schools in Rakiraki and Ba. Hopefully Netball Fiji can come in and scout players when there is...

Former rep ready to help netball team

FORMER national reps such as Vasiti Vugakoto are willing to help take Netball Fiji to greater heights. Vugakoto was part of the Fiji team which was placed sixth at the World Cup in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1999. That team was coached by Julie Hoonwerg and had players such as Vilimaina Davu (captain), Unaisi Rokoura,...

Positive result

NETBALL Fiji expects to take out the positives from the performance of the Fiji Pearls at the recent World Cup in England and retain the core of the young players for the next edition in Cape Town, South Africa in 2023. According to Netball Fiji president Wainikiti Bogidrau, they have a set of young players...

Vugakoto speaks out against dismal Netball World Cup loss

FORMER national netball rep and goal attack Vasiti Vugakoto is calling for Netball Fiji to go through a reform with new visions and strategies after the Fiji Pearls finished 14th at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England, last week. Fiji lost to Samoa 53-42 in the 13th place play-off last Friday recording its worst...

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