9 Dec 2014

Sport: Samoa netballers stay unbeaten at Nations Cup

12:13 pm on 9 December 2014

Samoa proved too strong for Pacific rivals Papua New Guinea 58-44, maintaining their perfect start to the Nations Cup netball tournament in Singapore.

It's their second win over the Pepes this year, following success at the Pacific Series in June.

Marcia Hardcastle's team are the highest ranked country the annual showcase at 14th in the world and beat Malaysia by 26 goals in their first match at the weekend.

They're tied with Singapore at the top of the standings after the hosts beat Botswana by five goals.

The PNG Pepes are still winless after two rounds and take on Malaysia on Tuesday evening, with Samoa to face Botswana.