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Close battle in netball contest

Thursday March 08, 2018 Written by Published in Netball

The final weekend of the netball Premier League Competition resulted in a number of closely-fought clashes, with two matches finishing in draws.


Takuvaine, who have been strong in the pre-season competition, squared off against Arorangi, triumphing by a slim five-point margin, 33-28.

In the other first round battle, it was Tupapa against Avatiu, with the former grinding out a low scoring game, 22-16, to claim victory.

The second round of matches were fiercely fought affairs, both ending up in draws.

Arorangi and Tupapa fought to a 23-all stalemate, while Avatiu and Takuvaine managed a high-scoring affair that finished 30-all.

Meanwhile, in the junior premier division, Arorangi defeated Titikaveka with a convincing 35-20.

The domestic netball season will be starting next week, March 14, with the one senior open and a mixed team.

The rest of the grades will be playing on March 17 on the club courts following the rugby league draw.

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