Demons end Pyramid Hill’s winning start

CALIVIL United ended Pyramid Hill’s winning start to the A-grade netball season in Saturday’s third round of the Bendigo Bank Loddon Valley Football Netball League action.

The Demons marked the trek to Pyramid Hill by scoring a hard-fought eight goal win.

Determined to hit back after a loss at Marong and then at home to Maiden Gully YCW Eagles, Calivil United won 37-29 at Mitchell Park.

After a winless run in 2019, Pyramid Hill started this campaign in superb form.

The Hill’s line-up won at Inglewood at home in round one and followed up with a 29-goal win at Newbridge.

On Saturday it was the Demons who took the points at Pyramid Hill.

After a lengthy wait to play, Bridgewater was in hot form against Inglewood at Laser Plumbing Oval in Bridgewater.

The Mean Machine powered to a 76-33 victory.

Mitiamo was too strong for Newbridge at John Forbes Oval in Mitiamo.

The Superoos won 49-34.

Closest match of the round was a high-scoring clash between Maiden Gully YCW and Marong under lights at Marist College Oval.

The Eagles triumphed 61-54.

In next Saturday’s fourth round, Calivil United takes on Mitiamo at 5 Star Stockfeeds Oval in Mitiamo.

Newbridge clashes with Bridgewater at Simonds Homes Riverside Oval in Newbridge.

Marong and Pyramid Hill clash at Discover Marong Park in Malone Park.

Inglewood has a rest as Bears Lagoon Serpentine is not fielding an A-grade team.

Maiden Gully YCW has the bye.

Standings in the Loddon Valley FNL A-grade netball competition:

Mitiamo 152 per cent, 12 points; Maiden Gully YCW Eagles 119, 12; Bridgewater 230, 8; Pyramid Hill 139, 8; Marong 110, 4; Calivil United 90, 4; Newbridge 60, 0; Inglewood 55, 0.


Written by Nathan Dole