Netballers all set for openers

Monday June 26, 2017 Written by Published in Netball

An exciting battle is expected in the opening round of the Rising Stars Netball Championship tournament to be held at three venues in Rarotonga today.


While the defending champions Arorangi Flames are on a bye in the premier grade this weekend, the onus will be on other teams to take an early lead in the competition.

Avatiu will host Takuvaine in the main Under-19 clash at 1.55pm after the two teams had battled in the Under-12 and 20-plus grades.

Ngatangiia will host Tupapa in the U12, U15 and 20 plus grades while Arorangi will take on Titikaveka in the U15s at home.

Entry fee to the event is $2 per person, excluding Ngatangiia which is free.    

Fixtures: Avatiu-Takuvaine at Avatiu Netball Court: 12pm U12 Avatiu-Takuvaine,          

12.40pm 20+ Avatiu-Takuvaine, 1.55pm U19 Avatiu-Takuvaine, Ends 3.06pm Avatiu U15 – Bye; Ngatangiia-Tupapa at Ngatangiia Netball Court: 12pm U12 Ngatangiia-Tupapa: 12.40pm 20+ Ngatangiia-Tupapa, 1.55pm U15 Ngatangiia-Tupapa, Ends 2.42pm, Tupapa U19 – Bye; Arorangi-Titikaveka at Arorangi Netball Court: 1pm U15, Ends 1.47pm, Arorangi U19 – Bye.  

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