10 Sep 2009

Australia pips Silver Ferns in second Test

6:55 pm on 10 September 2009

Australia levelled the trans-Tasman netball series by winning the second Test 48-44 in Melbourne on Wednesday night.

The home team started strongly and were ahead by 8 at half time and 12 after the third quarter.

The Silver Ferns won the first Test, 53-50, on Sunday.

Irene Van Dyk topped the scoring with 34 goals from 38 attempts at 89%.

The third Test will be played in Brisbane on Sunday before two more matches in New Zealand.