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Titikaveka leads netball comp

Saturday March 09, 2019 Written by Published in Netball
Avatiu took on Arorangi in round three netball competition last week. 19030817 Avatiu took on Arorangi in round three netball competition last week. 19030817

Undefeated Titikaveka leads the premier division in the Rarotonga Netball Club Competition on six points after three wins.

 

The side beat Arorangi 52-24 in the opening round before overcoming defending champions Avatiu 40-33 in a tough tussle in round two.

In round three battle last week, Titikaveka thumped Takuvaine 68-25 to make it three wins in a row.

The premier team is on a bye today as Titikaveka host Ngatangiia in other grades. Ngatangiia do not have a premier team.

Avatiu which has played two matches so far is second in the division on two points. The side won its first match against Arorangi 57-45 before losing to Titikaveka.

Avatiu will take on Tupapa which has only a point after the opening round 39-all draw with Takuvaine.

Arorangi with just a win against Tupapa (63-40) from three matches also has two points. The side will take on Takuvaine in a bid to get its second win in the competition.

The reserves grade is led by Avatiu which has managed three wins from three matches while the Open 1 has Takuvaine in the lead.

Avatiu and Takuvaine share the lead in Open 2 grade while 17 and under is led by Avatiu.

The Rarotonga Netball Club Competition is a pathway for local players to prepare for the upcoming international events as well as developing the game from the grassroots level.

For the Pacific Nations Cup which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand later this month, Netball Cook Islands named 10 Rarotonga-based players, most of who are playing in the local club competition.

 

 

Results

Tupapa-Ngatangiia at Tupapa Netball Court – 6U 4-0, 8U 10-1, 10U 18-2, 12U 19-21, 15U 19-30,  Open 2 22-23, Open 1 29-17, Reserves 34-26; Takuvaine-Titikaveka at Takuvaine Netball Court – 8U 0-5, 10U 3-37, 12U 3-36, Reserves 32-21, Premier 25-68; Arorangi-Avatiu at Arorangi Netball Court – 6U 1-4, 8U 11-2, 10U 6-13, 12U 24-18, 15U 19-44, 17U 27-36, Open 1 17-27,  Reserves 31-37, Premier 45-57.

Fixtures

Takuvaine-Arorangi at Takuvaine Netball Court – 11am 6U, 11.20am 8U, 11.50am 10U,

12.25pm 12U, 1.10pm 15U, 2pm Reserves, 3pm Premier; Titikaveka-Ngatangiia at Titikaveka Netball Court – 11am 8U, 11.30am 10U, 12.05am 12U, 12.50pm Reserves;

Tupapa-Avatiu at Tupapa Netball Court – 11am 6U, 11.20am 8U, 11.50am 10U, 12.25pm 12U, 1.10pm 15U, 2pm 17U, 3pm Reserves, 4pm Premier.