The stage is set for a blockbuster final day at the NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs with Mt Albert Grammar School and Saint Kentigern College to contest tomorrow’s Grand Final in a repeat of 2015.
Day 3 had it all – fans were left on the edge of their seats at the Walter Nash Stadium with three nail-biting extra-time matches, one going to extended extra-time.
With places in the Grand Final up for grabs, it was Mt Albert Grammar School who was first to confirm their spot with two victories, defeating St Mary’s College and Saint Kentigern College.
This will be the eighth consecutive year Mt Albert Grammar School has contested the decider and they’ll be looking to lift the trophy for the fifth consecutive time.
Their opponent wasn’t decided until the final match of the day, with Manukura and Saint Kentigern College both still in contention.
Leading at every break, Saint Kentigern College cemented their spot with a 38-33 victory.
Play will get underway at 9am tomorrow with the Grand Final to be played at 1.40pm.
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Results - Day 3
Pool Team 1 Score Team 2
G (9-16)Marlborough Girls' College 29-40 Wellington Girls' College
H (9-16)St Andrew's College 33-40 Baradene College
H (9-16)Palmerston North Girls' High School 47-48 Aorere College
G (9-16)Southland Girls' High School 40=35 St Hilda's Collegiate
E (1-8)Mt Albert Grammar School 40-24 St Margaret's College
F (1-8)Saint Kentigern College 44-42 Wellington East Girls' College
F (1-8)Manukura 41-22 Rotorua Girls' High School
E (1-8)St Mary's College 33-35 Epsom Girls Grammar
H (9-16)Aorere College 38-30 Baradene College
G (9-16)Wellington Girls' College 37-42 St Hilda's Collegiate
G (9-16)Southland Girls' High School 40-32 Marlborough Girls' College
H (9-16)St Andrew's College 34-35 Palmerston North Girls' High School
E (1-8)Mt Albert Grammar School 34-25 St Mary's College
F (1-8)Wellington East Girls' College 31-25 Rotorua Girls' High School
F (1-8)Manukura 33-38 Saint Kentigern College
E (1-8)Epsom Girls Grammar 41-32 St Margaret's College
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