Net­ters un­beaten

Fiji Sun - - Sports - JUS­TINE MAN­NAN Edited by Osea Bola Feed­back: jus­tine.man­nan@fi­jisun. com.fj

The Baby Pearls fin­ished the Ocea­nia World Youth Net­ball qual­i­fiers un­de­feated af­ter beating Cook Is­lands 45-40 in New Zealand yes­ter­day. The Fi­jian U21 net­ters along with Cook Is­lands and Samoa will join de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons New Zealand at the Net­ball World Youth Cup at Gaborone in Botswana next year. The Vicki Wil­son-coached side dom­i­nated lead­ing 15-6, 28-15, 35-27 and 45-40 re­spec­tively in all four quar­ters against the Cook Is­lands. In other games, NZ North­ern Net­ball thrashed Tonga 74-43 while Samoa beat Pa­pua New Guinea 55-32.

Re­sults: PNG 28-8 Net­ball North­ern, Fiji 55-34 Tonga, Samoa 37-42 Cook Is­lands, PNG 6533 Tonga, Net­ball North­ern 52-36 Cook Is­lands, Fiji 47-33 Samoa, Fiji 49-4 Net­ball North­ern, Tonga 29-70 Samoa, PNG 42-55 Cook Is­lands, Tonga 22-66 Net­ball North­ern, Fiji 46-32 Cook Is­lands, PNG 36-59 Samoa, Tonga 29-62 Cook Is­lands, Net­ball North­ern 55-26 Samoa, PNG 33-56 Fiji.

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