A 15-goal win to CWS was one of the highlights of Deniliquin Netball Association's return round on Saturday.July 23, 2014 7:54am
A starring role from shooter Naomi Werner was not enough to get Coach House over the line on Saturday with CWS winning the match, 57-42.
Coach House defensive pair Maddie McBurnie and Elyse Hood tried their best at the other end of the court, but CWS shooters Abbie Thomas and Alex Glowrey made sure their team got the job done.
Mobile North Rockets Camels scored a 44-18 win against IGA Purtills Rubies, due in part to encouragement from the enthusiastic Richenda Bond.
Quick thinking from Kylie Caruso, plummeting the ball down to Camels shooters Alana Tilders and Kat Wippel, was a highlight, and defensive pressure from IGA’s Prue Meharry resulted in many intercepts.
RSL Allsorts’ Amanda Mohr was outstanding in the mid-court as RSL experienced its first win against IGA Purtills Titans, 40-16.
Usual Titans defender Charmaine Blyth put her skills on show in centre after Ally Morona took an unfortunate fall.
In intermediate grade, IGA Purtills Hotshots went down to IGA Purtills Power, 33-18.
Hotshots defender Olivia Duffey played extremely well against accurate Power shooters, Phoebe and Matilda Taylor, while Power’s mid-court was strong with Emily Ho leading the way.
Mobil North Rocket Wildcats had an early lead over RSL Dynamites, but the game ended in a 36-36 draw.
Defenders Keily Nethercote and Abbey Flanagan were on fire for RSL, while star Wildcats shooter Mackenzie Cheeseman was accurate all day, keeping her team in the lead heading into the fourth quarter.
But it was RSL’s Lauren Butcher in centre and Olivia Van Zeyl in wing defence who saw their team fight back and level the scores.
In junior grade, RSL Magic’s Eliza Ford played well in the wing, assisting shooters Katie Rodgers and Paige Taylor.
IGA Purtills Power shooter Georgia Denny was outstanding for her team, which ended up winning 38-12.
Mobil North Rocket defeated Coach House, 39-13, with centre Chelsea Free never giving up for the victors.
Coach House’s Zara Lindeman was strong in defence alongside Tess Hunter, while Amy Rodda and Marzahn Schoeman were standouts at the other end.
Modified grade saw Chloe Paton and Emily Manzin play well for Firebirds, while Zoe Metcalfe was a speedy centre.
There was some great defence from Vixens’ Sophie Willis and Swifts’ Kimberly Cartwright, and Macie Free proved quick in the centre and accurate as a shooter.
A new season of Shepparton District Tennis Association has dawned and with Old Students and Shepparton North joining the pennant competition the contests are sure to be intriguing.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
AN ECHUCA drug addict and thief has been given her third chance at a community order despite breaching the last two.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin Drovers stalwart Peter Gow was recently honoured with life membership.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
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