Wednesday, October 17, 2018
It’s finals time in the Charlestown A Grade Netball competition; the preliminaries are over and the top four competitors are warming up for a fair dinkum shot at a Grand Final appearance. The 2017 runners-up Heat are the raging favourites...
Final four spots decided? It took until the second last round of the Charlestown A Grade Netball competition to decide the final four for the 2018 play-offs. Purnells, sitting in fifth place, one point behind reigning premiers, Job Done, just had...
The expediency of Lake Macquarie City Council staff has saved the biggest weekend of the year in Charlestown Netball from imminent disaster. Early this week Council locked up the netball clubhouse after a routine test discovered asbestos containing materials which...
Two games remain in the Charlestown A Grade Netball competition and last year’s premiers, Job Done are locked in a two-way battle with Purnells for that pivotal fourth position in the finals. Heat, 36 points, have first place locked away,...
Charlestown Netball Association frontrunners Heat easily accounted for second-placed Watters in the top of the table A Grade clash at Charlestown Netball Courts on Saturday. Heat started slowly out of the blocks to lead by 3 points at the first...
Heat and Watters, the two outstanding teams in the Charlestown A Grade Netball competition, warmed up for Saturday’s top of the table clash, with victories at the weekend. Heat put the cleaners through Fever 66-30 in a one-sided contest while...
Eighteen-year-old Year 12 student Paris Mortimer is one of a group of outstanding young umpires plying their trade at the Charlestown Netball courts each and every Saturday. Paris, who attends St Francis Xavier at Hamilton, was in charge of the...
One of the toughest gigs in any sport is officiating. That is, umpiring or refereeing. And, only the dedicated and passionate take it up as a hobby, particularly when they're a male in a female dominated sport. One such...
In the end it didn’t count for much, but last Saturday, Crossfire goal defender Michelle McCarthy turned in one of the most courageous performances seen on a netball court for some time. Michelle played in a side badly beaten by...
Three gripping results and a forfeit by Sass to Heat was the wash-up in the Charlestown A Grade Netball competition last Saturday. Watters again showed their class and experience in a gritty 46 to 39 win over the reigning champions,...
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