Gallagher dominant in decider
Gallagher Fencing stood tall in the Deniliquin Stadium Mixed Netball Division One final with a strong 41 to 20 win against Muskabeers.
The result was never in doubt for Gallagher, jumping out to a 15 to 4 lead at the first break.
Their dominance continued in the next two quarters, holding a 26 to 11 lead at half time, before heading into the final stanza with a 35 to 16 buffer.
Muskabeers were outscored once again in the final term, with Gallagher recording a 21 goal victory.
Despite being on the losing end, it was Muskabeers defender Ellie Parks who was declared the grand final MVP.
The season MVP award was won by midcourter Hayley Hall (Gallagher Fencing).
The Division Two grand final was a closer affair, with Blakey’s Team defeating HRL Trainers 31 to 24.
It was a tough battle with Blakey’s keeping their nose in front throughout, leading 8 to 5 at quarter time.
They extended their lead 17 to 11 at half time and won the third quarter by two goals to hold a 23 to 15 lead at three quarter time.
To HRL’s credit they continued to battle strongly, winning the last quarter to peg the margin back to seven goals at the final whistle.
Midcourter Molly Shaw (Blakey’s Team) was the MVP in the final with Nat Sampson (Team Ash) winning the MVP for the season.
Gallagher Fencing (back, from left) Bec White, Julia Druitt, Hayley Hall, Ella Harvey and Maddy Callanan; (front) Mick Harvey, Todd Gallagher and Josh Perizzolo.
HRL Trainers (back, from left) Brody Fisher, Jade Meadowcroft, Demi Blake and Nikita Doyle; (front) Jess Tremonti, Kane Lidden, Rhys Thommers and Chelsea McNamara.