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Bigger, better 2018, says Sachs

  Teams from around the country took part in the annual Grasshoppers Netball Club Festival which ended in Suva yesterday. Aimed at delivering community-based netball development programmes, the festival was
10 Dec 2017 12:44
Bigger, better 2018, says Sachs
Team Fiji Lewa Siwa Under-13 take on Team 3 during the Grasshoppers 2017 Netball Festival at the National Netball Centre, Suva on December 9, 2017. Photo: Ronald Kumar

 

Teams from around the country took part in the annual Grasshoppers Netball Club Festival which ended in Suva yesterday.

Aimed at delivering community-based netball development programmes, the festival was first incepted in 1997 by husband/wife John and Alumeci Sachs.

“Thirty teams from Suva,  Levuka, Savusavu, Lautoka and Fiji Invitation took part,”Alumeci said.

“Next year we’ve confirmation of the participation of teams from New South Wales, New Zealand and Vanuatu.

“So it will be a bigger, better tournament and we are looking forward to it.”

The Grasshoppers Netball began with nine senior netballers from the Nasinu Netball Association.

Now the club boasts more than 100 netters competing in the Under-9, U12, U14, U16, U19, and Open grades in the Suva and Nasinu competitions.

 

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

 

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