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More Teams Want To Join Suva Netball

  Suva Netball Association vice-president Gabrielli Qoro says, more teams have shown interest to join the weekly club competition and they are finding it difficult to cater for them all.
30 May 2017 11:00
More Teams Want To Join Suva Netball
Anareta Raicebe of Delainamasi Government School goes for a high take against Nabua Primary in the primary school weekend competition. Photo:Jone Luvenitoga

 

Suva Netball Association vice-president Gabrielli Qoro says, more teams have shown interest to join the weekly club competition and they are finding it difficult to cater for them all.

“The response from new clubs has been overwhelming and we still have teams calling us up to register as they have seen the different categories in our club comptetition,” Qoro said. “This year we’ve six grades for the women’s category namely super grade which consists of the top eight teams followed by premier grade that has the second eight best teams, then we have the queen’s grade which caters for the older ladies while our last two grades are the development that is bridging grade from our youngstars and the roses grade for those between the age of 9-12 years old.”

Qoro said the weekly competition aims to promote health and wellness among participants and those in their individual workforce especially the ones that joined them from business houses as well.

He added that there are 19 clubs with 54 teams registered so far for the weekly competition which is the biggest number of teams ever recorded in the history of Suva netball.

Results:

Premier Grade – Tabuya Blues 6-15 CBM, Lomaiviti Green 13–7 Drifters, Army Red 5–21 Lomaiviti Green;

Super Grade – CBM One 44-33 Army Green, Lomaiviti Black 59-28, Veiyasana Cactus, USP Mermaids 39–44 Wardens, Tagimoucia Flames 38-23 Grasshoppers Gold; Queens Grade – CAN Team Vidal 13–7 CBM Queens, Lomaiviti Gold 19–14 Grasshoppers Patriot;

Development Grade – Baba Netters 7–18 Veiyasana Netters, Baba Netters 3–27 Grasshoppers Silver, Lamivou Netters 5–23 Veiyasana Blossoms;

Roses Grade – Veiyasana Roses 17–1 Lomaiviti Twinnies, Grasshoppers Bronze 8–10 Tagimoucia Roses, CBM Roses 7–0 Grasshoppers Kool Netters;

Princess Grade – Lomaiviti Diva 3–9 Grasshoppers Diamonds, CBM Princess 5–2 Lomaiviti Mystics; Men’s Grade – CBM Sharks 6 – 26 Western Force, Tagimoucia Sky 19–6 Can Team Bengali, USP Reefs 36-10 Rovers, Western Force 21 – 9 USP Corals, Tagimoucia Blues 12 – 9 Lomaiviti Maloi, Lomaiviti Dynamics 11 – 13 USP Waives, Lomaiviti Dynamics 18–6 Tagimoucia Sky, Tagimoucia Blues 24 – 8 USP Corals, USP Waives 16-12 Rovers, USP Reefs 37–5 Team CAN Bengali; Mix team Grade – Australian High Commission 0–10 Tagimoucia Mix, Mavericks Marvels 0– 10 CAN Team Vidal, Tagimoucia Mix 8-18 FNPF, Australian High Comm 5-5 CAN Team Vidal.

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

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