26 Aug 2013

Sport: Fiji and PNG go down at Youth Netball Champs

1:28 pm on 26 August 2013

Fiji suffered their second defeat at the World Youth Netball Championships on Monday, after being thrashed 71-32 by defending champions Australia in Glasgow.

The Baby Pearls trailed 17-5 after the first quarter, 38-13 at half time and 55-24 heading into the final period.

Papua New Guinea remain winless at the tournament after being outclassed 65-16 by England.

PNG also lost their first match against Singapore on Saturday and next face Barbados tomorrow, while Fiji take on Israel in the late match.

Samoa had a rest day but resume their pool phase against hosts Scotland on Tuesday morning.