Netball teams missing Black Pearls

Friday April 13, 2018 Written by Published in Netball
Ngatangiia and Tupapa compete for the ball in tough conditions during week three of the domestic netball competition. 18041209 Ngatangiia and Tupapa compete for the ball in tough conditions during week three of the domestic netball competition. 18041209

Premier club netball continues this weekend, with all teams needing to gain valuable points as the competition enters its fourth round.

 

Titikaveka will be hoping to bounce back from their five-goal loss last Saturday to Arorangi when they clash with Takuvaine away from home.

Meanwhile, Tupapa will be looking to continue their strong momentum after their 40-goal win last weekend and will look to secure crucial points when they face Arorangi.

Ngatangiia, who have had a tough season, will be up against it when they host Avatiu, who are on a two-game winning streak after a comfortable 17-goal win last weekend against Takuvaine.

With the exception of Ngatangiia, the remaining teams will all be competing this weekend without their Black Pearl representatives, as the team prepares in Auckland for their Netball World Cup qualifying tournament.

Tupapa will be without defender Anania Piri, Arorangi will miss youngster Daimzel Rongokea, Titikaveka will miss experienced shooter Alanna Smith, and Avatiu will be without both Marjorie Toru and Luciana Nicholas.

Games in Ngatangiia will start at 11am with the 8U and will go right through until the premier girls take the court at 2.40pm.The 6U will start the netball day at Arorangi at 2pm and will conclude with the premier game at 5.20pm.

Finally, the opening game at Takuvaine will be the 10U at noon, before the premier game to close begins at 3.10pm.

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