Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Hosts Paradise Netball Tournament
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Hosts Paradise Netball Tournament

2013 Netball in Paradise Tournament Draws 11 Teams Compete in Bali for 7th Year


(10/25/2013)

bali tours
Click Image to Enlarge
Bali just hosted its largest international netball tournament on October 19, 2013, with 11 teams from Singapore, Thailand, Australia and Indonesia competing for the 2013 Netball in Paradise Champion’s Trophy.

The tournament, held at Bali International School annually since 2007, was a full day round robin event with simultaneous games conducted on three courts, providing spectators with non-stop action.
bali tours bali tours
bali tours bali tours
bali tours
Click Image to Enlarge

The competition was fierce with the Atua Team representing the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Singapore – undefeated in all 10 games – who won the champion’s trophy.

The Bangkok Barbarians claimed runners-up honors and another Singapore team - Just 4 Fun came in third.

Of Bali’s two teams, the Seminyak Fireflies went home with the Wooden Spoon Trophy while the Sanur Dragons placed a more respectable eighth.

"Netball was the winner on the day," said Bali Flames president and tournament organizer Rebecca Hamer. "This tournament was our biggest yet. Bali has annual Rugby and Australian Rules tournaments that draw teams from around Australia and Asia, and now the women are getting the opportunity to ‘go on tour’ as well! We just had teams from Darwin and Perth here in August, and we are already getting enquiries from other teams who are happy to use netball as an excuse to escape for a long weekend to Bali,” said Rebecca.
bali tours bali tours
bali tours bali tours
bali tours bali tours
Click Image to Enlarge

Rebecca added, “After the netball, it’s always on to shopping, massages and a girl’s night out!”

Predominantly a Commonwealth Nations' sport, netball is the pre-eminent women's sport in Australia and New Zealand. It is also popular in other former British colonies, such as Canada, Malaysia, Singapore and Sri Lanka. A non-contact sport roughly similar in characteristics to basketball; there are goal rings at each end and a 'centre' circle at which play begins after each goal, but netball does not allow bouncing, contacting, obstructing or running with the ball.

The tournament wound up with an awards presentation dinner at the new Red Drum Restaurant in Kerobokan. Trophies were presented to the winning team (and the last-placed Seminyak Fireflies), along with Player of the Day, Mel from the victorious Atua team, and runner-up, Genevieve from Bangkok Barbarians.

A raffle was also held at the dinner, with a portion of proceeds going to R.O.L.E Foundation to help disadvantaged women in Bali get access to vocational training and job opportunities in the tourism sector, to break their poverty cycle.

The Bali Flames Netball Club play socially at the Bali International School every Tuesday night from 6:00-7:00pm. New players are always welcome who embrace the concept that the Club is serious about not taking netball too seriously. 

For information, contact [Email]  or visit the Bali Flames Website  
 


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Showdown Ahead?
Groundswell of Opposition to Benoa Bay Reclamation Grows with Long March Through Downtown Denpasar on Sunday, May 22, 2016
(5/23/2016)
Something Fishy Going On
Two Celebrity Chefs Join Forces for a Lunchtime Seafood Fest in Ubud on Friday, May 27, 2016
(5/23/2016)
A Royal Obligation to Serve
Denpasar King Seized by Prosecutors to Begin Serving a 2.5 Year Prison Sentence for Fraud
(5/23/2016)
Pre-Dawn Fatal Crash
Melbourne Man Dies in Collision with Rubbish Truck
(5/23/2016)
And if Dreams Come True . . .
Join an Enchanted Day to Teach Children How to Make Fairy Houses on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Trans Resort Bali
(5/23/2016)
Just a Month Away
Bali and Beyond Travel Fair in Final Count Down to Opening on June 22, 2016
(5/23/2016)
Stop Only Outside of the Box
Denpasar, Bali Police Introducing Yellow Box Junctions to Reduce Traffic Gridlock
(5/23/2016)
Ate Like Primate
Bali Zoo Offers Breakfast with the Orangutan
(5/23/2016)
The Indonesian Tourism Bucket List
TripAdvisor 2016 List of Most Popular Tourism Landmarks Dominated by Bali
(5/23/2016)
Avoiding Mayhem and Disaster
Bali Officials Study Disaster Mitigation In Darwin, Australia
(5/23/2016)
In Xanadu
Australian Property Developer Sent to Jail in Bali for Property Fraud
(5/23/2016)
Retaliation or Cost Saving
Lion Air Suspends 227 Flights Over One Month Period
(5/23/2016)
All [News]!