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Sun, Sand, Netball!

03 March, 2015   Julia Nga

It was a perfect sunny day surrounded by the beats of all the top hits at the Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015. The event returned to Sentosa on 1 March with a record 64 teams at the competition this year.

The competition saw teams playing across five different categories, namely the Women’s Open, Mixed Open and Women’s Under-23, Mixed Social and Women’s Social.


Street Netball rules were applied and fringe activities were also provided for players that were not busy competing.


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Players dressed in colourful event tops. (Photo by VoxSports)


Games Highlights

Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Players were allowed to shoot from outside the goal box, which allowed them to score three points. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Diving for a loose ball without hesitation. (Photo by VoxSports)

Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

One of the most experienced umpires in the netball scene, Tan Khiok Sing (holding ball), joined in the fun as a player this time round. (Photo by VoxSports) 


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Finally a chance for a clear shot after battling for supremacy under the hoop. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Participants going all out for the ball. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

The majority of the competitors were geared up with socks and shades before stepping on court. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Players all focused and ready to snatch the first centre pass. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Women’s Under-23 Champions, Team Jimmy (Photo by VoxSports)

Each champion team in the Open category walked away with $1000 and a hamper. 


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Jean Chia (above), whose team came in second in the Mixed Open, had fun with her team. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

It was also a very different experience to play on the beach, since it will require more energy to run on sand. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

The three point shots also allowed opponents to close the gap pretty fast. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

It was the perfect opportunity to show off those toned bods at this beach affair. (Photo by VoxSports)  


Mission Foods Beach Netball Festival 2015

Charmaine Soh (above) from the National Open Team was nominated by her teammates as the Asian Hottest Shooter. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball 2015

Soh (third from right) also nailed the last three point shots in the extra time, to help her team, Sparta, to claim the Mixed Open champion. (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball 2015

Women’s Open Champion, Tiger Prawns (Photo by VoxSports)


Mission Foods Beach Netball 2015

Mission Foods Beach Netball 2015

It was triple happiness for Low Yi Lun, from Sparta and Tiger Prawns, as her boyfriend proposed to her after the competition. (Photo by VoxSports)