THE Shamrock Sports Club in collaboration with Netball Saint Lucia has organized its third edition of the Shamfest Netball Fiesta scheduled to get underway this Saturday from 2:00 p.m. at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.
This year’s event will feature ten teams divided into two groups.
Group One will feature Under-19 players from Northern Arrows, Toughest, Soufriere and Shamrock, while Group Two will present six Under-16 teams, namely St. Joseph’s Convent Egret, Entrepot Secondary, Corinth Secondary, Sir Ira Simmons Secondary, Gros Islet Secondary School and Soufriere Secondary.
Teams in the Under-19 group will play each other once before entering the semifinal and final stages, while teams in the Under-16 group will compete in a league format in which each team plays every other once.
There will be a short opening ceremony before the first match which starts at 2:30 p.m. between Soufriere and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary. There will be two other matches on the opening day at the same venue – Soufriere versus Northern Arrows, followed by Toughest against Shamrock. The competition ends on December 3 with a prize-giving ceremony at the same venue.
Matches are scheduled to be played on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Two matches will be played in Soufriere while the rest will take place at the Vigie Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.