The Netball season recommenced on Saturday in glorious conditions. In the Junior division, Fever were too strong got the Firebirds claiming a 9-1 victory. MVPs were Danyela Bailey and Summer Cooper. On Court 2, Magpies and Vixens battled it out to finish with a 1-all draw with MVPs going to Maddison Ellis and Maggie Duddy.
In the Intermediate division, the Swifts were too strong for the Giants winning 22-9. MVPs went to Tala Mepham and Edith Newbury. It was a close contest between Lightning and Thunderbirds with Lightning coming through strong in the last quarter to claim a 17-12 win. MVPs were Emma McGrath and Charli Lynn.
In the Opens, Col Say and Co continued their outstanding form to take a 45-18 win over Collingwood. Eleanor Malone and Claudia Sieber both played fantastic games to be awarded MVPs for the match. Tavern were too strong for CRT winning comfortably 43-14. MVPs were Sal Floyd and Matilda Sieber. Panel and Paint provided a challenge for Victorious Secret and were unlucky to be narrowly defeated 39-35. MVPs were Kaitlyn Wallbridge and Summa Carpenter.
The association will be hosting an Umpires Course on Tuesday 25th July from 5-7pm at the Glen Innes Public School library. All participants will receive a free netball rulebook and will have the opportunity to sit the foundation umpires exam and receive mentoring from experienced umpires.
We would also like to wish Elizabeth Chard good luck as she heads to Sydney this week to compete in the CHS State Championships.