Following strong wins on Sunday, four Blighty netball teams will take to the court in Picola League finals this weekend.August 20, 2014 3:00am
Four of Blighty’s netball teams are still in contention after the first week of Picola & District Netball League finals.
Despite trailing for most the elimination final on Sunday, the club’s C grade side rallied to score a hard-fought win over Picola United, 48-46.
The Redeyes will face the Deni Rovers in a cut-throat semi-final at Berrigan this Sunday
Blighty’s under-17s also played on Sunday, defeating Berrigan by 10 goals to keep their season alive.
The young Redeyes started strongly and finished the game on a high to win 39-29.
Captain Jemma Lostroh maintained the speed of the game and settled the rest of the girls down when it was necessary.
She was named in her team’s best players alongside Meg Erickson and Gabby Ives.
The under-17s will follow their C grade counterparts to Berrigan on Sunday for a semi-final showdown with Mathoura.
Blighty’s B grade and under-15s finished on top of the ladder and had the weekend off.
The B-graders face Strathmerton in the second semi-final at Jerilderie this Saturday after the Bulldogs defeated Mathoura 47-40 at the weekend.
The under-15s take on the hosts, Jerilderie, who defeated the Deni Rovers 31-28 at the weekend.
The winners of the second semi-finals advance straight to the grand final, while the losers get a second chance in the preliminary final.
Emergency Services in Greater Shepparton gain valuable equipment
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
CLAIRE Murphy came home the other day.
BE LIKE Barry — the video by Campaspe Shire to educate children about recycling — was launched at St Mary’s Primary School on Monday.
WYUNA’s Memorial Hall was filled with over 80 people for the recent launch of the Wyuna History Group’s third book by Wyuna History Group researcher Noel Thompson – Wyuna Honour Roll 1914-1918.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
WINE is meant to be enjoyed with good food and good friends.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
Deni’s Debutante Ball gurus Vicki Ackers and Deb O’Connor love working with youth.
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