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Netballers put it all on the line for glory

Tari JeffersManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Flames wing attack Julia Gledhill hets prepared to pass the ball.
Camera IconFlames wing attack Julia Gledhill hets prepared to pass the ball. Credit: Tari Jeffers

Despite lower numbers in the Manjimup Netball Association D-Grade this year, there has been fierce competition among the teams.

Last Wednesday, Emeralds defeated Mystics 17-11 and Magic beat Flames 49-24.

Magic goal attack Hilary Ladhams recieves the ball at centre pass.
Camera IconMagic goal attack Hilary Ladhams recieves the ball at centre pass. Credit: Tari Jeffers

The C-Grade and B-Grade divisions have also had close and exciting games this season.

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Mystics goal attack Sophie Scott lobs the ball to a team mate.
Camera IconMystics goal attack Sophie Scott lobs the ball to a team mate. Credit: Tari Jeffers

The junior netballers’ prowess on the court has been proven at a State level following the development teams’ successes at the Smarter Than Smoking Championships at Perth over the recent long weekend.

Emeralds goal keeper Ella Kilrain throws the ball back into play.
Camera IconEmeralds goal keeper Ella Kilrain throws the ball back into play. Credit: Tari Jeffers

Seniors and juniors will play this week and next week before a two-week bye for the school holidays.

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