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Wednesday 7 December 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Netball, Sports

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Rain eases as netball tournament continues
Youthful talent on display in the U13. NETBALL COOK ISLANDS. 221206112

The rain eased off just in time for the 11am start for day three of the BSP Netball in Paradise tournament at the Ngatangiia/Matavera netball courts in Muri.

Day two of the netball games on Monday in the welcoming rain did little to dampen the competitiveness on court.

In Monday’s Social Women’s division, Just Kruizin Matatahi continued their dominance on court with another two solid wins on day two to place them on the top of the points table with 12 points,  team Smash from Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand’s Porirua RSA Rebels are hot on their heels with both teams on eight points.

There will be time for the teams to hustle up on the points table in yesterday’s day three games.

On Monday, in the high action paced Open Mixed Division, team Smash led the way continuing their winning paces putting the local Aka Tokaz side and team Ahikaa through their paces to seal the top spot with 8 points on the table closely followed by team Ahikaa on 6 points.

It’s the battle for bronze place and local pride for teams Charlie’s Angels, 100% Wale and Aka Tokaz all sharing two points on Monday.

Team Smash from Australia grabs the ball in the Open Mixed game vs Charlie’s Angels. NETBALL COOK ISLANDS. 22120602
Team Smash from Australia grabs the ball in the Open Mixed game vs Charlie’s Angels. NETBALL COOK ISLANDS. 22120602

Results from Day 2 (Monday). Social Women: KBJ 16 vs Broconuts 20, Smash 44 vs Hina 11, Ko Tahi Te Aroha 26 vs Lipstick Squad 18, Just Kruizin Matatahi 28 vs Porirua RSA Rebels 18, KBJ 13 vs North's Netball 28, Just Kruizin Matatahi 58 vs Hina 7, Ko Tahi Te Aroha 21 vs Broconuts 22, Lipstick Squad 21 vs Porirua RSA Rebels 30, ED Gold Diggers 6 vs North's Netball 32, Just Kruizin Matatahi 31 vs Smash 17, Porirua RSA Rebels 29 vs Broconuts 28, Lipstick Squad 33 vs Hina 9; Open Mixed - Charlies Angels 13 vs Ahikaa 34, 100% Wale 23 vs Charlies Angels 19, Smash 40 vs Aka Tokaz 10, 100% Wale 28 vs Aka Tokaz 29, Ahikaa 14 vs Smash 31.