Murrabit captures A-grade netball crown
MURRABIT earned the title as A-grade netball premiers in the ’22 Golden Rivers Football Netball League season.
The Blues took on Nullawil in Saturday’s grand final at Nullawil Recreation Reserve.
An evenly-fought opening quarter ended with Nullawil in front, 12-10.
Murrabit dominated most of the second term to lead 21-17 at the main break.
The Maroons fought back to win the third quarter, 10-8, but it was Murrabit which finished the contest and season strongly as it added 12 goals and held the Blues to just eight in the last for a 41-35 victory.
Best on court honours went to Murrabit’s Chloe Adams.
The Nullawil team capitalised on home-court advantage to claim a 42-24 win against Murabit in the B-grade grand final.
The Maroons led 9-4 at quarter-time and 21-12 by the main break.
Nullawil’s work from defence and through mid-court was capped by the goalers as they added 11 goals in the third term to hold a 14-goal buffer going into the final term.
The Maroons won the last, 10-6.
Best on court honours went to Nullawil’s Sophie Mathiske.
It was a closely-fought match between Murrabit and Nullwail to decide the B-reserve champions.
Scores were locked on nine-all at quarter-time and 17-all by half-time.
Nullawil won the third term by a goal and then added 12 goals and held Murrabit to eight in the last to compete a 38-33 victory.
Regan Kelly from Nullawil earned the best on court award.
Ultima won three of four quarters in a 36-27 victory against Macorna to be 17-and-under premiers.
The Kangaroos led 8-4 at quarter-time and 18-14 by half-time.
Ultima’s lead was up to seven going into the final term which it won 8-6.
Nullawil marked an impressive 63-19 victory against Ultima to be 14-and-under premiers.
The Nullawil line-up led 16-8 at quarter-time and 34-12 by half-time.
The Maroons added 14 goals and held the Kangaroos to three in the third term.
In a brilliant finish to the season, Nullawil scored 15 goals in the last quarter.
The grand final win capped an unbeaten run by the Marooons.
Written by Nathan Dole.