Tahiti and Fiji Men join their Women team in final

Tahiti powers through Tonga
Fiji wins over New Caledonia

Tahiti beats Tonga 21-18 21-17. Tahiti and Tonga both played a standout match. Tonga's Tio Fonohema played his usual style of great blocking and accurate line shots, but he was eclipsed by Tahiti's Maheanuu Hapiatahaa who won the match single handedly with his powerful and accurate spikes, which Tonga had no response to.

Fiji has beaten New Caledonia in a long and hard match. New Caledonia opened the game on the front foot taking the points advantage over Fiji, Fiji looked shaken with New Caledonia up 15-11, they were able to claw their way back but could not overcome the deficit, New Caledonia taking the first set 21-17. Fiji were able to rally in the second set with Eroni Suasua piling on the points with a quick flurry of spikes, line shots and deep shots to behind New Caledonia, Anselme Wea made 3 shots that hit the net in quick succession giving Fiji the advantage and also the second set 21- 12. Eroni Nainami was outstanding again in the final set directing his spikes with lethal efficiency to finally overcome New Caledonia 15-10.

Tahiti will play Fiji in th gold medal match on Saturday 1st September 2007 at 4.45pm

Tonga will play New Caledonia on Saturday 1st September 2007 at 3.30pm


Comment Guidelines: The SportsTG Network is made up of players, families and passionate sports followers like you who have a strong opinion about sport. That's great - we want you to have your say and share your thoughts with the world. However, we have a few rules that you must follow to keep it fun for all. Please don't be rude, abusive, swear or vilify others. Apart from some pretty serious sport sanctions, we also can ban you and report you if things get out of hand. So play fair and have fun, and thanks for your contribution.

SPG News Headlines