Fiji Time: 4:28 AM on Friday 29 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

CBM secures close victory over rivals Lomaiviti in cup challenge

Rashneel Kumar
Sunday, July 20, 2014

CBM I edged Lomaiviti Grads to win the NewWorld Cup challenge at the National Netball Centre in Suva yesterday.

The Unaisi Rokoura-coached side defeated Matila Waqanidrola's Lomaiviti Grads 22-21 in the Suva Netball Association organised tournament.

CBM I with the players such as Maria Lutua, Unaisi Rauluni, Taufa Taga and Lusi Robanakadavu defeated Lautoka's Seni Teteva 22-10 while Lomaiviti Grads, which also had the services of Koyamainavure sisters Lyn, Mili and Lela, overcame Veiyasana Cactus 23-16 in the semi-finals.

The two teams will meet in the Suva Netball Association super grade final this coming Saturday.

In the men's grade, Suva's USP defeated Lomaiviti Dynamics 17-16 to win the title.

USP beat Rovers 19-14 while Lomaiviti Dynamics overcame Czarina 26-19 in the semis.

Tournament co-ordinator Tanya Vatubua was pleased with the success of the day-long competition.

"As expected, the competition level was really high because it had the top clubs from the country participating.

"It was a celebration of netball skills from the national players playing for their own clubs as well as those playing in the men's grade," she said.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64250.6235
JPY 51.950448.9504
GBP 0.36730.3593
EUR 0.44050.4285
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65390.6289
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Chilling out in Chile
  2. Tourist 'was reckless'
  3. Rent price concerns
  4. Priced out
  5. Missing livestock mystery
  6. 10-year jail term for sex exploitation
  7. $30m dividend record
  8. Ministry to upskill teachers
  9. Row over clean-up
  10. Social site users warned

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  6. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)
  9. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  10. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)