Moama has come from behind to defeat Rumbalara in the Murray Netball League.GEORDIE COWAN April 29, 2014 3:32am
Moama’s A grade netball side continued its positive start to the year with a come-from-behind win against Rumbalara.
The visitors started to gain an advantage in the third term, but the Magpies came back and ultimately won 40-34.
The win lifts the team to third spot on the ladder with two victories and a good percentage.
‘‘Overall we played okay. It wasn’t one of our best games,’’ coach Emma Greaves said.
‘‘We had a bit of a lapse in the third quarter but it was really good to see the girls pull through in the last.
‘‘I was really happy with how we did that.’’
Adding to the challenge for Moama was two tall Rumbalara players, one at each end of the court, who won a lot of the aerial battles.
‘‘We’re a short team this year, so we are going to struggle against tall players,’’ Greaves said.
‘‘It was good to get over that and know that we can do it.
‘‘We have to work a bit differently to get around those taller players.’’
Greaves said defender Breanna Bookham played a consistent match, while Steph Jones did really well through the midcourt and when shooting.
She also praised attacker Maddie Couroupis.
Moama won all eight netball games, which made it a clean sweep for the day with the four football teams.
‘‘From a club perspective it was a very successful day for us,’’ Greaves said.
‘‘We are very happy, especially against Rumba because they’re not an easy side to play against.’’
A former priest and teacher at St Colman's in Shepparton has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student in 1970.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
Echuca Lion Ken Walter has been presented with the International President’s Medal.
Rochester Tigers take on Rochester United today in the Goulburn Murray Cricket Twenty20 match.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
Two primary school students have been among just 25 in Victoria to be awarded the Prime Ministers NAIDOC Medal.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
Pre-schools in Heathcote and Colbinabbin will benefit from grants announced last week.
Moira Shire Council says 36 cents of every dollar spent on staff costs is 'not an unusual number'.
Works on Edward River Beach to Beach Walk to be completed.
Further redundancies at Victoria’s largest rural water corporation, Goulburn-Murray Water, are possible, with more efficiency reviews being carried out.
Rotary's inaugural Community Policing Award goes to Detective Leading Senior Constable Jenny Parker for her work above and beyond her duties working with victims of sexual abuse.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.