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Blighty too good for Saints

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July 13, 2017

Blighty shooter Zara Macdonald looks for a teammate in the Under 15s on Saturday.

B grade: Blighty won 44 to 11 over Berrigan.

Scores were tight in the first half, with both sides struggling to hit the scoreboard.

The Redeyes settled in the second half, showing their dominance to keep in touch with third placed Tocumwal on the ladder.

Awards to wing defence Sarah Cochrane and defender Isabelle Hare.

Blighty’s C grade couldn’t come away with the win on Saturday, falling to the Saints, 40 to 31.

Scores were even going into last quarter but it was Berrigan who pulled away in the final stanza.

There were plenty of positives from the game with many fantastic intercepts from Heidi Atkinson.

Steph Barry worked hard in the defensive end while Jess Smith and Emma Barker worked well as a new shooting combination for Blighty.

Awards went to Heidi Atkinson, Stephanie Barry, Jess Smith and Emma Barker.

Blighty’s Under 15s look set to play finals, following a 24 to 16 win over Berrigan on Saturday.

It was the Saints who led early before the Redeyes worked their way in front in an impressive display of netball.

The shooting combination of Lilly Harford and Zara Macdonald proved crucial for Blighty, while Kelsey Hislop continued her consistent season in defence.

The Redeyes suffered their first defeat in the Under 13s, falling to the Saints by 14 goals.

Blighty had no answer for an impressive Berrigan outfit, being kept scoreless in the second quarter.

Blighty awards went to April Weir and Shelby Hislop.

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