Sri Lanka Navy won the 2017 Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Open Women’s Netball tournament.
Hatton National Bank (HNB) defeated Seylan Bank to win the 2017 Mercantile Netball ‘A’ Division League…
Seven teams participated in the invitational tournament which included another Sri Lankan side from the Western Province Netball Association (WPNA).
Holy Family Convent, Kurunegala won the 2017 All Island Schools’ Games Netball U16 & U18 championships…
Navy finished 3rd in the league stage after being defeated by Lucky Voice Fusion (22-25) and Savanna MMI (12-14) in their opening two matches. In their other matches Navy thumped their opponents JICN (37-16), London Bucks (44-15), WPNA (42-15) & 3RHA (47-5).
|Team||Lucky Voice Fusion||Savanna MMI||Sri Lanka Navy||JICN||London Bucks||WPNA – Sri Lanka||3RHA|
|Lucky Voice Fusion||20-13||25-22||24-8||37-1||31-8||50-3|
|Sri Lanka Navy||22-25||12-14||37-16||44-15||42-15||47-5|
|WPNA – Sri Lanka||8-31||13-22||15-42||21-31||18-21||38-12|
On the other hand, WPNA could only win one and that was a 38012 win against 3RHA, which allowed WPNA finish 7th and face Navy in the quarter finals. Lucky Voice Fusion secured a semi-final place after finishing top of the table
|Lucky Voice Fusion||6||6||0||0||187||55||132||18|
|Sri Lanka Navy||6||4||2||0||204||90||114||14|
|WPNA – Sri Lanka||6||1||5||0||113||159||-46||8|
In the quarter finals JICN defeated London Buck 25-8, Sri Lanka Navy defeated WPNA Sri Lanka 41-21 and Savanna MMI defeated 3RHA 20-0.
Lucky Voice Fusion moved into the final defeating JICN 25-10 and Navy avenged their group stage loss to Savanna MMI with a thrilling 17-15 win. There was another avenge no the cards in the final as Navy beat Lucky Voice Fusion 22-15 to win the tournament.