Bombers big day out

FOUR clubs won Horsham District Netball Association premierships at Horsham City Oval on Saturday, but the day belonged to Noradjuha-Quantong.

The Bombers clinched back-to-back titles in both the A Grade and B Grade competitions, as well as collecting the 17 and under premiership.

In front of a big crowd, Noradjuha-Quantong’s A Grade side was able to withstand a spirited challenge from Edenhope-Apsley to record a seven-goal victory.

For a gallery of photos from netball grand finals and other football grand finals, click on the link: http://www.mailtimes.com.au/story/342797/hdnl-and-hdfl-grand-final/?cs=240

The Bombers got off to a good start, before the Saints fought back to trail by one goal at quarter time.

Noradjuha-Quantong got on top in the second quarter, shooting 10 goals to four to extend the lead.

In a tight third quarter, Edenhope-Apsley managed to outscore the Bombers by a goal to give them hope of a comeback. 

But the Bombers stood strong in a tense final quarter, holding on to win 41-34. 

Bomber goal attack Alex Bensen was named best on court.

Noradjuha-Quantong’s B Grade side ended an undefeated season with a 35-21 win over Harrow-Balmoral.

Bomber Yolanda Francis was named best player.

Harrow-Balmoral won back-to-back C Grade titles, edging out Kalkee by a goal in a thriller.

Southern Roos’ Renee McCuish won best on court honours.

Noradjuha-Quantong’s 17 and under side fought back from a fi ve-goal defi cit at half time to beat Kalkee by a goal.

Bomber Sammi Avery was the best player.

Edenhope-Apsley was forced to fight back from a three quarter time deficit to win the 15 and under title.

The Saints managed to beat Kalkee by two goals after a stellar final term.

Kalkee’s Olivia Lawson was named best player.

Kalkee continued its dominance of the 13 and under competition, winning a fourth straight premiership.

Kee Ellie Breuer was best in the side’s nine-goal win against Edenhope-Apsley.

● See Wednesday’s Wimmera Mail-Times for full reports and more photos from the netball grand finals.

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