Hard fought netball results

Kyra Esler (Wandin) with the ball. 237453 Pictures: ROB CAREW

By Tyler Lewis

In the premier netball division, Cranbourne recorded a big win over Upwey Tecoma, improving its lead in every quarter after the first change.

Alanah Hardy had a tremendous day for the Eagles, scoring 32 goals in a best on court performance.

For the losing side, Upwey, Charlotte Davies performed well.

A big day from Woori Yallock’s Madeline Hargrave led the team to an emphatic victory over Doveton.

The Tigers came away with a 59-51 win after Hargrave’s scored 46 goals.

For the Doves, Stephanie Cooke was terrific, as was Shae Brown who scored 38 goals,

Wandin, meanwhile, edged out Pakenham in a nail-biting affair.

In cold conditions, the Dogs came away with the 48-47 victory.

For Pakenham, Chloe Morgan scored 24 goals and was among the best for her side, while Charlotte Sparkes has a sensational day for the winning side.

Olinda Ferny Creek and Narre Warren sat this week out, with the two sides match before the season counting as a round four fixture.

A mesmeric contest awaits with both undefeated sides Olinda Ferny Creek and Beaconsfield to face off in the upcoming week.

If the early stages of the season are anything to go by, this very well could be a grand final preview at Holm Park on Saturday.


Mt Evelyn, led by Stephanie Jones, edged out Monbulk on the weekend.

The Rovers won every quarter except the third in the 41-32 win.

Jones scored 25 goals in the low scoring affair, proving to be the match winner for the Rovers.

Gembrook Cockatoo, meanwhile, had a brilliant second half against Belgrave, ultimately resulting in the 15 goal win.

The Brookers had a five goal lead at the main break and went on to score 30-20 in the second half.

Alexis Bell (Gembrook Cockatoo) and Sophie Hart (Belgrave) were some of the best players on the court for either side.

Emerald dined out with a big win over Berwick Springs.

The Bombers scored 19 goals to three in the final term, setting up the 56-29 triumph.

Charlie Brocks scored 26 goals for the Titans, but it was outdone by the Delylah Loulanting performance.

Loulanting scored 41 goals in a great day for her individually and her side.

ROC did as they pleased in its clash against Healesville.

The premiership frontrunners belted the Bloods, 64-26.

Ellie Coutts had a spectacular day out, scoring almost double the oppositions goals on her own, with 47.

For Healesville, Samantha Murty was the best player on the court.