18 May 2009

Vixens starve Fever

6:03 am on 18 May 2009

The Melbourne Vixens have shown why they're on top of netball's trans Tasman netball championship with a powerful 74-49 win over the West Coast Fever in Perth.

The unbeaten Vixens cruised to a 23-goal win, theseason's highest score, after leading 34-28 at half time.


The final matches of round seven see the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic playing the Northern Mystics at Rotorua tonight before the NSW Swifts hosting the Queensland Firebirds in Sydney.

The Southern Steel beat the Canterbury Tactix 48-47 in Christchurch on Saturday.

The Vivens have 10 points, two clear of the Magic, with the Adelaide Thunderbirds third on eight, level with the Steel, who are two clear of the Firebirds and the Fever.

The Mystics have four points, two ahead of the Tactix, with the Central Pulse still win-less.