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National volleyball: TN to meet Karnataka in men's final

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

: Defending champion Railways outclassed 3-0 to storm into the women's final of 67th at the Nehru indoor stadium here Wednesday.

In tomorrow's final, the strong Railways team will take on Kerala, which toyed with West Bengal, winning 3-0 conceding just 36 points in total.

The men's event will see the host take on for the title.

In the semifinals, held off the stiff challenge from Kerala, winning 3-1 after dropping the first set while demolished 3-0.

and were locked in a close battle in the first set, losing it 25-27 before bouncing back in style to win the next three to book a berth in the title round.

The Railways team boasting of several internationals, continued its strong run and did not allow any chance, easing home by a 25-19, 25-18, 25-19 margin.

The other semifinal was a lopsided affair with romping home 25-18, 25-9, 25-9 against Bengal. The team from the south has been in good form throughout the tournament and proved too good for Bengal, with its players coming up with some searing smashes.

Results: Semifinals: Men: beat 3-0 (25-13, 25-22, 25-20), Tamil Nadu beat 3-1 (25-27, 25-14, 25-18, 25-16).

Women: Railways beat 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-19); Kerala beat 3-0 (25-18, 25-9, 25-9).

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 22:00 IST