Win today and Blighty's B grade netballers will find themselves in the Picola & District Netball League grand final.August 23, 2014 4:00am
Deniliquin and surrounds will be in the thick of things when week two of the Picola & District Netball League finals kick off tomorrow.
Local interest centres on 12 of the 14 games being played throughout Saturday and Sunday.
Second semi-finals are being played at Jerilderie on Saturday with winners moving straight into the grand final.
Losers will get a second chance when they take on the winners of the first semi-finals, which are being played at Berrigan on Sunday.
After finishing on top of the ladder and having last week off, Blighty’s B grade side will tackle Strathmerton for a spot in the decider.
Although they are the team to beat, the Redeyes could consider themselves lucky they aren’t playing Mathoura, which is the only team the minor premiers have failed to beat.
Strathy beat Mathoura last weekend to get a shot at Blighty.
Also playing at Jerilderie tomorrow will be Mathoura’s C-graders, up against Strathmerton.
The undefeated Deni Rovers C-Reserves will take on the hosts, as will the Rovers under-17s.
Blighty’s under-15s kick off the day when they also play Jerilderie.
Headlining the bill at Berrigan on Sunday is the Deni Rovers A grade side, which caused an upset in beating Picola United last weekend.
The Roos rose to the challenge when it counted and another boilover could be on the cards when they meet Jerilderie in the semi-final.
In B grade, Mathoura’s season remains alive and they will play Picola United for a spot in the preliminary final.
An entertaining local derby awaits Rovers and Blighty in C grade, while Mathoura’s C-Reserves battle Strathmerton.
There’s another derby in under-17s, between the Rovers and Redeyes, while its Deni versus Strathmerton in the under-15s and under-13s.
The facilitator of a new program to help empower women with a disability to become leaders in the community says it is time to stand up.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The second annual Bonnie and Clyde Rods, Rats and Rides Festival fired up at Tatura Park at the weekend (April 11-12), drawing thousands of petrol heads and rockabilly music lovers to Tatura.
People fled Echuca Magistrates Court house this morning after a wild brawl erupted in the foyer.
Hundreds rose early for Dawn Services across the district on Saturday to commemorate 100 years since the Gallipoli landings.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
Heathcote police are appealing for information after a woman was injured in a hit-and-run incident on Anzac Day.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
The Deniliquin Domestic Violence Liaison Committee hosted a community lunch at the ‘Rocket Park’ on Thursday to celebrate the launch of its new banner.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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