Great start to new season of Exmouth Netball League action

14:46 09 October 2012

Netball generic picture

Netball generic picture

Archant

It has been a great start to the new Exmouth Netball League and the new venue at the Tennis Centre is proving a real success, writes Louise Passmore.

We now have two courts available which has enabled the league to expand and accommodate 10 teams this year.

Hopefully, we will be able to encourage new teams to join us, especially as the Tennis Centre is running ‘Back to Netball’ sessions on Thursday evenings starting at the end of October.

If you feel you would like to get involved please to get along to one of the sessions, or why not simply come along to our matches and let us know you want to be involved. We are a friendly lot and will point you in the right direction.

In terms of the opening matches of a new season, pride of place goes to the Wasps Juniors who are a new side. They first defeated Replay 61-23 and then saw off Firebirds 40-27.

In the latter game the respective Players of the Match were, for the Wasps Juniors; Mel Mugford (goal attack) and for Firebirds it was Leonie Rowe (goal shooter)

Comets also won their opening two matches as they followed a 56-12 triumph over CTYC with a 35-23 success against Bicton.

The Comets greater experience saw them through against CTC in a match that saw the top individual awards go to Comets goal attack Cara Monahan and the CTC goal attack Lucy Chappell.

In the win over Bicton in which shooters Tracey Cartwright and Cara Monahan were in a clinical mood, the top awards went to Sally George the Comets’ wing attack and Bicton’s goal defence Sally.

Wasps were 91-25 winners over a Sidmouth Toucans side making a most welcome return to the league after a season away. It was a very friendly game throughout and Toucans never gave up the fight, but unfortunately for them Wasps were that little bit too much for them.

The top individual honors went to three players in this match with two wasps’ players heralded, goal attack Nicola Field and centre Gemma Downing whilst the Toucans Player of the Match award went to wing defence Jo White.

There are in-depth match reports on al the above matches at www.exmouthjournal,co.uk.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 22:15
Exmouth CC line up before the start of the ECB Club T20 Finals Day

Exmouth suffered ECB T20 National Club heartache when they went down in the final to Ealing by a margin of eight wickets.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:33
Exmouth skipper Gary Chappell (second left) being interviewd by SKY TVs Mark Butcher before the ECB Club Finals Day at Cardiff

Exmouth booked an ECB T20 Cup final berth at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff as they defeated Pudsey Congs who hail from West Riding, Yorkshire, in the first of the days two semi-finals

Read more
Yesterday, 15:07
Alex Lane with the trophy he won after securing the Slovak International Tournament

Alex and Ben Lane both came away with titles at the Slovak senior international tournament held last weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:07
Will Goulden, one of the Cockles summer signings with sponsor Gary Sharland of Gary Sharland Building Contractors

Exmouth have confirmed two more signings with the addition of prop Will Goulden and back three player Sam Conway to the Cockles squad.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
Harry Tincknell

East Devon speed ace Harry Tincknell will start the penultimate round of the European Le Mans Series this Sunday (September 6), gunning for his first career podium at the Paul Ricard track in France.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:38
Exmouth men's B crew in Rodney Bey beat Weymouth to the finishing line

The sea was calm, but it began to rain whilst as the Exmouth gig crew were setting up camp on Sidmouth’s Clifton Beach for the seventh round on the gig regatta circuit, writes Keith Cornish.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:35
Budleigh Salterton tennis player Zac Brown

Ten-year-old Budleigh schoolboy Zac Brown has been crowned the Devon tennis Under-10 champion.

Read more
Mon, 12:24
Somerset Rebels Brady Kurtz challenging Ipswich rider Danny King. Picture: COLIN BURNETT

The Exeter Falcons 2015 speedway season will come to an end in style on Friday (September 4), when they race their second 15 heat match, this time against the Somerset Rebels Select at the Oak Tree Arena, writes Tony Lethbridge.

Read more
Mon, 12:22
Somerset Rebels Speedway action

Following a highly successful tour of the Scottish tracks, in which they banked 7-points into their Premier League account, the ‘Cases’ Somerset Rebels returned to the Oak Tree Arena to complete their final home league fixture of the 2015 season, writes Dave Thompson.

Read more
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Bowls

With many matches cancelled due to the heavy rain, the Budleigh ladies have played two of their Over-50s League games, both against Heavitree, obtaining the maximum of six points in both games.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition


Exmouth's trusted business finder