Friday, 24th January, 2020

Netball

First clean sweep for the season for United as Diamonds and Emeralds triumph

Hunter United have had a fantastic week in the Dooley’s Metro League, scoring wins against St George and Sutherland in the first and third divisions. The Diamonds kick-started the double-victory week for the club as...

Job Done back in winners’ circle after holding off Fever in tight 39-38 battle

Job Done held off a surging Fever on Saturday in Charlestown’s First Division, securing the victory by just a single goal, 39-38. The return to the winners’ circle for last year’s grand finalists was in doubt...

Lions come out on top in all-red derby against sister squad; BNC commemorate Bramble

Souths Lions have returned to winning ways with a 60-22 win over their sister team Souths Pride in the Greater Open Championship. Coming off a narrow defeat at the hands of BNC Whanau two weeks ago, and...

Tianna Cummings and Grayson sisters finish undefeated with Manly Warringah

THE 2018 NSW State Netball Championships were held two weeks ago, and while Newcastle and Charlestown were pipped at the post by the eventual winners Manly Warringah, the Hunter still boasted three dark blue...

Charlestown draw on ‘mateship, camaraderie’ to finish third at State Championships

AFTER a gruelling three days at the 50th Netball NSW State Championships, Charlestown Netball Association finished third, level on points with rivals Newcastle and just six points behind table-topping Manly Warringah. Charlestown fell victim to eventual champions Manly in the...

Newcastle claim Country crown after defensive masterclass at State Championships

NEWCASTLE have once again proven their state calibre as they marched to a 13-3 record and second place finish at the 50th Netball NSW State Championships, although the association fell just short of the top spot. Their second...

Williams return bolsters United despite falling in three goal nail-biter

Despite Hunter United’s three goal defeat at the hands of Randwick, assistant coach Janine Hobbs believes there were “plenty of positives” for the club. Randwick walked away with the three competition points, and Hobbs pointed...

Heat get the Job Done against grand final rivals as undefeated run continues

Charlestown’s leading team Heat have again defeated their grand final rivals from 2017 – Job Done – but this time by just 14 goals. Last time the two teams clashed, in the opening round of the...

Lobston, Belcher stay on target despite high winds to oust Lions by two

The conditions at National Park were anything but favourable on Saturday afternoon, keeping many shooters from racking up considerable tallies. The winds did little to dull the fierce contest between Souths Lions and BNC Whanau...

‘Maturity and experience’ key for Watters in 55-36 win over United Fever

Second-placed Watters continued to put the pressure on the league leaders with a 55-36 win over United Fever, but co-captain Tiffany Watters said the team’s ladder position was second to “the chance to play together after...