Tuesday, 20th August, 2019

Netball

Hunter United’s outside chance for playoffs snuffed out with 47-50 defeat to Ku-ring-gai

Hunter United’s campaign has been dogged by small margins and narrow defeats, so it should be only fitting that a three goal difference was all that put a stop to their potential run to...

Playoff-bound teams sweep final round of fixtures in confidence-boosting week

All four teams bound for the Newcastle Open Championship playoffs recorded victories to start their finals campaigns on the right foot, including Souths Lions in a massive 124 goal blockbuster against their sister team Pride. The...

Purnells grab second lease at finals with both hands as they oust Job Done...

A week ago Purnells were preparing for their off-season celebrations, having run fifth in the Charlestown top grade. Now, after Watters withdrew from their second place position to keep parity in the elimination rounds, they have...

Glimmer of hope remains for Hunter United as they chase miracle run into top...

It might not be completely in Hunter United’s control, but there’s still a glimmer of hope for finals aspirations after the club scored a 61-49 win over Baulkham Hills to move into sixth place...

Watters withdraw from finals as injuries continue to plague second place finishers

Charlestown’s second placed team Watters have been forced to withdraw from the 2018 finals after injuries reduced their squad below possible playing numbers. It will be disappointing for the team that was only defeated by...

Lions roar into second place with revenge victory over BNC Whanau

Despite a slow start and a first quarter deficit for Souths, the Lions roared back to a 43-33 win over BNC Whanau to confirm their second place finish in the Greater Open Championship. The match...

Heat claim minor premiership in undefeated season, prepare for finals campaign

Heat topped off their undefeated season in style, notching a 52-20 victory over Central Crossfire on Saturday to confirm they would collect a maximum point haul for 2018. It’s been a major season for the...

West Leagues Balance 1 confirm top seed for 2018 finals, claim minor premiership

With just two rounds left in the Greater Open Championship, West Leagues Balance 1 have confirmed their first place finish in 2018, after a 72-29 victory over Forsythes saw them move six points clear. The...

United back in race for finals with key victory over third placed Northern Suburbs

Hunter United are back on the road to a potential playoffs berth after a 46-41 victory over previously third placed Northern Suburbs on Thursday evening. The Emeralds sit in ninth place with a 5-8 record...

Ebzery, Poolman and Harrison offer business and sponsorship advice to emerging Hunter sporting stars

Dozens of young female sporting stars from around the Hunter filled the Harbourview Function Centre to hear locals Sam Poolman and Katie Ebzery, as well as Sydney football star Amy Harrison, speak about navigating the difficult...