Titikaveka netballers make a perfect start

Wednesday March 22, 2017 Written by Published in Netball

Defending champions Titikaveka started their 2017 campaign on a high note winning the opening match over the weekend.


The side defeated Arorangi 60-50 in the premier clash on Saturday at the Bluesky Sports Arena in Nikao.

In the other premier match, Takuvaine overcame Avatiu 50-45 in a close tussle.

Rarotonga Netball Competition coordinator Matangaro Maxwell said they had a good start to their campaign.

She was pleased with the turnout of players and spectators at the Arena and Tupapa Netball Court on Saturday.

“Some very close competition between the teams as noted in the results, where the winners came through at the very last quarter to win their games,” she said.

“Some players who played in the Rising Stars Netball Competition last year were playing in the reserves and premier grades on Saturday.” 


Takuvaine-Avatiu: U8 0-10, U10 1-18, U12 5-13, U14 9-20, U17 21-38, Reserve 38-46, Premier 50-45; Titikaveka-Arorangi: U8 3-7, U10 6-8, U12 11-15, U15 Default to Arorangi, U17 Default to Arorangi, Reserve 48-25, Premier 60-50; Tupapa-Ngatangiia: U8 12-1, U10 18-1, U12 8-13, U14 8-3, U17 60-8, Reserve 38-23.


Court 1: 5.30pm Open 2 Takuvaine-Titikaveka, 6.20pm Open 1 Arorangi-Tupapa, 7.10pm Open 1 Takuvaine-Titikaveka; Court 2: 5.30pm   Open 2 Avatiu-Ngatangiia, 6.20pm Open 1 Ava-Nga.

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