Mixed results for Samoa netball at Pacific Nations Cup
Samoa had one win and two losses on the opening day of the netball Pacific Nations Cup held in Papakura, Auckland.
They defeated Stars of Southern Cross 27-17 in their first game, before a 34-20 loss to NZ Defence Force and a 20-18 loss to Tonga in the final game of Day One.
Samoa will have at least two further games today against Aotearoa Maori at 3:10pm Samoan time and the Cook Islands at 5:50pm, with the playoffs beginning tonight and continuing tomorrow.
The Pacific Nations Cup will be crucial in determining Samoa's netball squad for the Pacific Games in July.