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)

 

Ladder W L Pts Best Player
Papua New Guinea / Solomons 3 0 12 Jason Soong
Nauru 2 1 8 Yoshi Harris
New Zealand 2 1 8 Brock Messinger
Fiji 1 2 4 Jiuta Valeitei
Vanuatu 1 2 4 Robin Norman
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.

Further pre-event coverage from Sydney's Daily Telegraph focussing on Israel Folau.

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