Fiji Time: 5:32 AM on Tuesday 26 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Seniteteva shines in Lautoka netball knockout

Maciu Malo
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

SENITETEVA was crowned the new winner of the Lautoka netball knock-out competition beating Blue Ferns 11-10 in the final.

The Nadi-based side lost to Blue Ferns in the pool games but later turned the tables against the top Lautoka side in the final to stamp their dominance in the competition.

The experience of Fiji A reps Alisi Naqiri and Kelera Nawai boosted the morale of the Seniteteva players to win the title.

The side were rock solid in defence and ruthless in attack preventing Blue Ferns from winning the competition.

Seniteteva also had the services of former Fiji secondary school rep Alisi Galo who combined well with Naqiri and Nawai to defeat the Ferns.

Defending champion KBL Shine On was bundled out in the semi-final by Blue Ferns.

Lautoka netball secretary Kinisalote Drasuna said Seniteteva would be the team to watch this season.

"They have a good bunch of young players," she said.

"The side played magnificently throughout the competition enabling them to win their first ever Lautoka netball title."

She said Seniteteva was the lone side from Nadi to join the 18 teams affiliated under the Lautoka netball association.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. US Mercy visits Fiji
  2. Size doesn't matter for Labalaba
  3. Ryan's attention turns to Rio Olympics
  4. Uncertain future
  5. Three women in custody over alleged vehicle theft
  6. Erectile dysfunction
  7. $200m bill
  8. Villager questions equal distribution of lease money
  9. 25-year-old man dies in road accident
  10. Knows no limits

Top Stories this Week

  1. Heroes of the night Friday (22 May)
  2. Dream run Tuesday (19 May)
  3. Tuwai wins top award Tuesday (19 May)
  4. Top cop foils robbery attempt Friday (22 May)
  5. Payout for team Thursday (21 May)
  6. Ratu Naiqama suspended Friday (22 May)
  7. Behind closed doors Tuesday (19 May)
  8. Probe on officials Wednesday (20 May)
  9. US Mercy visits Fiji Monday (25 May)
  10. Ratu Naiqama apologises Friday (22 May)