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Kochi Refineries qualifies

Chennai: Kochi Refineries crushed ONGC, Dehradun, 25-22, 25-22, 25-19 and qualified for the men's final round of the National volleyball league at the Hindalco ground, Renukoot (UP) on Sunday.

Apart from Refineries, ONGC and Punjab Police — which downed Karnataka State Police 25-14, 23-25, 21-25, 25-18, 15-10 — made it to the final stage from the men's section. Central Railway, Mumbai, and Southern Railway — which lost the last tie to Central 25-17, 18-25, 21-25, 25-18, 15-12 — qualified for the final round from the women's section. The final round will be held at Chittorgarh (Rajasthan) from November 30 to December 4.

The qualifiers: Men: Haryana State IDC, IOB, Cochin Port Trust, Kochi Refineries, ONGC, Punjab Police. Women: Western Railway, KSEB, Central Railway and Southern Railway.