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United dominate season’s start

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April 04, 2018

Hollie Davidson of Echuca United during the MFNL A grade netball elimination final between Echuca United and Congupna. Photo by Luke Hemer.

Under 11

Echuca United 34 defeated Moama 1

In beautiful warm conditions, all eleven girls rotated through their positions and started the season off brilliantly.

All girls showed grit and determination, scoring easily and making wonderful space.

Everyone gave their best and had a fun time in their first game together.

Awards: Sari McCormick (De Trazani Hair), Hayla McGregor (Charcoal Chicken) and Paige Simpson (Paramount)

Under 13 (B)

A great start to the season for the 13B Junior Squad.

Coming into the game with a positive attitude, we showed balance and skill on the court.

Direct passing and some court talk is bringing us together as a team.

Great effort girls!

Awards: Mady Sawyer (De Trazani Hair), Molly McLeod (Brownz Café) and Kate Parker (Paramount).

Under 13 (A)

United 29 defeated Moama 26

With a warm start to the season, the girls came out fighting.

The competition was tough but United kept their defence strong.

With some determination, the girls brought home a close win.

Awards: Delaney Laffy (De Trazani Hair), Charlotte Gould (ATS) and Halle Gray (Brownz Café).

Under 15

United 38 defeated Moama 26

A slow start to the game saw the girls down by one at the first quarter change.

The girls settled, applying great pressure all over the court.

Changes to the goaling circle in the third quarter saw the girls lead by two.

The defensive end in the final quarter with some great passages of play saw the shooters contribute 16 goals to take out a 12 goal win.

Well done, we are so proud!

Awards: Tayla Wagner (ATS), Charlie Greiner (Paramount) and Georgia Davidson (McDonald’s).

Under 17

United 39 defeated Moama 19

Our first game was a tight and physical game.

In a great team effort, we backed each other up, made each pass count and always looked for the right options.

Always good to win against our arch-rivals, Moama.

Well-done girls.

Awards: Phoebe Poole (KFC), Hollie Davidson (Subway) and Chloe Bishop (De Trazani Hair).

Under 14 football

United 7.7 (49) def. Moama 6.4 (40)

Footy’s back and what a day for it.

With pressure on from the first bounce our boys down back led by Max Collins, Jarryd Taylor and Tyson hay stood strong.

Our midfield fired up with Max Childs booting four goals and Ollie Poole popping up everywhere.

By the final siren all the boys had given 110 per cent to fight out a great team win.

Awards: Max Childs (Roma Pizza), Caleb Hoyling (De Trazini Hair), Max Collins (Browns Cafe), Mitch Worsnop (Subway), Ollie Poole (Petstock), Tyson Hay (McDonalds), Jarryd Taylor (Evans Shoes).

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