AFL Youth Oceania Cup 2011 – Day 1 Lightning Carnival
Wednesday, December 14 2011 @ 08:14 am ACDT
Contributed by: Michael Christiansen
Results of matches played at Albert Park, Suva, Fiji – Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011.
Slippery and damp conditions prevailed, good weather for frogs, and as AFL International Development Manager Tony Woods points out, a good chance for players to get over jet lag and get a touch of the footy.
Papua New Guinea / Solomons 3.4.(22) def New Zealand 0.3.(3)
Fiji 2.5.(17) def Vanuatu 0.0.(0)
Papua New Guinea / Solomons 3.3.(21) def Nauru 3.2.(20)
New Zealand 1.3.(9) def Fiji 0.4.(4)
Nauru 2.6.(18) def Tonga All Stars 1.4.(10)
Vanuatu 3.2.(20) def Tonga All Stars 2.3.(15)
Papua New Guinea / Solomons 8.3.(51) def Vanuatu 0.0.(0)
New Zealand 4.1.(25) def Tonga All Stars 0.1.(1)
Nauru 2.1.(13) def Fiji 1.3.(9)
|Papua New Guinea / Solomons||3||0||12||Jason Soong|
|New Zealand||2||1||8||Brock Messinger|
|Tonga All Stars||0||3||0||Sione Tupou|
That concludes the Lightning Carnival stage, with teams now ready for the full tournament.
The 2011 Youth AFL Oceania Cup commences tomorrow, Wednesday, December 14.
- 10am Opening Ceremony – all captains will be available for a photo opportunity AFL Stars Nic Naitanui & Israel Folau will be present
- 10.30am Flying Boomerangs v Oceania 15s
- 1pm PNG v Fiji 2pm Nauru v Vanuatu
- 3pm: NZ v Tonga All Stars
Further pre-event coverage from Sydney's Daily Telegraph focussing on Israel Folau.