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.
Shepparton Swans and Benalla both had altered coaching panels for the Goulburn Valley Football League grand final rematch on Saturday.
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.
As part of Lyme Disease Awareness Month in May, the Riverine Herald will shed light on the debilitating, yet controversial, illness through the eyes of those fighting it.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
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
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
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.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
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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