24 May 2009

Women win in water polo

7:41 am on 24 May 2009

New Zealand's womens water polo team has beaten Japan 10-9 in Adelaide in the first game of the Asia Pacific qualifying championship for a place in the 2009 World Super League.

The men's team lost to Japan 15-7.

The top two teams from the qualifying go through to the super league which will be played in Russia next month.

New Zealand play Australia next and then China.

A second round of games will be played in Auckland next weekend.