21 Aug 2009

Fiji finishes ninth at youth netball tournament

7:46 am on 21 August 2009

Fiji is the highest finisher so far at the World Youth Netball Championships being held in Rarotonga.

In the playoff for 9th and 10th, Fiji defeated Trinidad and Tobago 52-46.

Samoa beat Barbadoes 51-39 to finish 11th and Wales beat Singapore 50-39 for 13th place.

In the playoff for 15th, Malaysia beat Papua New Guinea 62-34.

The matches to decide the top eight are today, including the final between New Zealand and Australia and Cook Islands taking on Malawi for fifth and sixth places.