20 Aug 2009

NZ under 21 netball side through to final of world champs

6:33 am on 20 August 2009

The New Zealand under-21 netball side is through to the final of the world youth champs in the Cook Islands, having beaten Jamaica 57-44 in the semi final.

New Zealand now play Australia in the final on Friday afternoon.

New Zealand led for all except one of the quarters with the scores tied at 15-all at the end of the first quarter, but then pulled away leading 29-24 at halftime and 44-32 at three quarter time.