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Samoa national netball team

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Association  Netball Samoa
Appearances  6 (Debuted in 1991)
Best result  6th (2003)
Head coach  Marcia Hardcastle
INF ranking  14
2015 placing  10th
Appearances  3 (Debuted in 2006)
Confederation  Oceania Netball Federation

The Samoa national netball team represent Samoa in international netball tests and competitions. The team are coached by Marcia Hardcastle and are co-captained by Opheira Harder-Karatau and Julianna Naoupu. As of 16 August 2015, Samoa are 14th in the INF World Rankings. They finished 12th at the 2011 World Netball Championships in Singapore, and 9th at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. On their debut at the Nations Cup (netball) Samoa, captained by Sanita To’o, won the tournament with a final score of 50-41 against Singapore. Samoa participated in the 2009 edition of the Fast5 Netball World Series, placing 6th in the competition.

Notable former players

  • Rita Fatialofa-Paloto
  • Cathrine Latu
  • Sheryl Scanlan (née Clarke)
  • Frances Solia
  • Linda Vagana
  • References

    Samoa national netball team Wikipedia