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October 5, 2022

Best local netballers claim premierships

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The Mullumbimby Marbles slot another goal on their way to premiership glory. Photo Ross Kendall

Local netball grand finals were played last Saturday at the Mullumbimby courts – deciding premiers across six divisions.

In seniors division one it was an all-Mullumbimby affair with the Rainbow Magic side proving too strong for the Giants.

In senior division two the Mullumbimby Marbles led throughout their contest with the Byron Bay Tallows winning 36–17.

Player of the day was Clare Bissett.

In the 17 and under division one the Bangalow Balls defeated Mullumbimby’s Mighty Mushrooms.

In the 17 and under division two the Bangalow Beetles narrowly defeated the Ocean Shores Hot Tuna.

Emma Kennedy was player of the day.

In the 12 and under division one the Ocean Shores Starfish defeated the Mullumbimby Minions, and in division two the Ocean Shores Turtles beat the Bangalow Bullsharks.

The 12 and under player of the day was Kiana Nages.

After the grand finals the Brunswick Byron Netball Association held its 2022 presentation. Association Person of the Year went to Julie Ryan and Robyn Venn.

Spring netball

The good news for netball fans is that Brunswick Byron Netball will be running social competitions for senior (15 years and over) women, and mixed teams.

The spring competitions run on Wednesday nights from October 12. 

Register at www.brunswickbyronnetball.com.au before September 29, or email:  [email protected]

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