A tough day on the court

August 08, 2017

Molly Boyle reaches for a loose ball in a tough clash on Saturday.

Jacquie James passes the ball off to Elle Henderson.

Elle Henderson reaches for the sky to pick up a lob pass.

Roey Johnstone shoots for goal in a tight battle where the Bulldogs went down by just 10 goals.


Tatura came out strong and fast in the first quarter with the strength coming from shooters Olivia and Chloe.

During the second quarter the girls lost some of their momentum and Kyabram pulled ahead.

Kiara created many turnovers to the team’s advantage and Steph stepped into goal attack and helped to create passages of play.

It was another week of good defence by Georgie, who got her hands on too many loose balls.

Final score: Tatura 29 was defeated by Kyabram 42.

Best players: Kiara Gagliardi, Steph Hicks and Georgie Devine.

B Reserve

On a wet day, Kyabram was able to keep its composure and maintain accurate shooting.

Tatura kept trying hard and fought out a tough four quarters.

Despite the Doggies having four girls out, they worked hard for rebounds and moved the ball down the court well.

The Bombers were too strong in the end and finished victors.

Final score: Tatura 15 was defeated by Kyabram 67.

Best players: Hannah Watt, Laura Maher and Sarah Nihill.


All the girls worked hard in what were tough conditions.

Kyabram came out firing but the Tatura girls stood their ground and played a steady, consistent game.

Final scores: Tatura 16 was defeated by Kyabram 53.

Best players: Chloe Lawden, Ali Roest and Rachel Tomson.


Tatura played an outstanding game against the benchmark of the Goulburn Valley Netball League — Kyabram.

The girls’ efforts saw them up by two goals through the first quarter to only lose the quarter by two.

The girls continued to match Kyabram with everyone playing their part and contesting everything which saw more scoring opportunities for goalers Roey and Emma, who combined beautifully in the ring.

Elle, Taylor and Jaquie worked hard to bring the ball down the court and assisted Molly and Maddie in putting the opposition under pressure.

Tatura’s biggest losing quarter was only three goals, which resulted in a 10-goal loss.

The girls should be extremely proud of themselves.

Final scores: Tatura 28 was defeated by Kyabram 38.

Best players: Elle Henderson, Taylor Rokahr and Maddie Davis.

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