Distrcit netballers will be among 54 teams in all age groups aiming for glory in Melbourne on Sunday.June 28, 2014 3:25am
Echuca and District Netball Association will have two teams competing at the Netball Victoria Association Championships on Sunday.
The 13 and under Blue team and 15 and under Navy team will have high hopes for the tournament in Melbourne after training and competing since the final selections in February.
The sides qualified for the championship finals after winning the zone sections at Mildura.
The 13 and under team, coached by Rose Buckley, has had a successful tournament season.
The team has lost a total of three games from all the tournaments and competed in every grand final, winning at Kyabram, Mildura, Shepparton and Bendigo and were runners-up at Albury and Echuca.
Rose Buckley said her team had worked really hard to build up to Sunday and was looking forward to being competitive in Melbourne.
The 15 and under team, coached by Betty McCoomb, has also tasted success this season.
Runners-up at Bendigo and winning the overall section at Kyabram, Mildura and Shepparton, the team is excited to have qualified for Melbourne.
The competition will be even tougher and the team will need to keep up its consistency.
District netball players will also be in action in the open and 17 and under sections, with the Goulburn Valley and Murray netball leagues having teams competing.
All matches will see two eight-minute halves, with teams to play five to seven games on Sunday before semi-finals and a final.
Playing indoor and outdoor, organisers are praying for good weather, with the championships to be held at the State Netball Hockey Centre.
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