Jim Kayes, New Zealand Water Polo

Canada and Australia have finished top of their respective pools in the women's World League Intercontinental Cup in Auckland and will take on the two New Zealand sides in the quarterfinals.

Australia thrashed New Zealand's second team 20-2 in day three action while China beat the top New Zealand side 10-5.

China finished second behind Canada in pool A and will play Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals while the USA, who enjoyed a 13-6 win against Kazakhstan, take on Japan.