Thrilling day of surprises



AN enthralling battle for the A grade cup between Heyfield and Gormandale in North Gippsland netball saw the title decided in the dying 40 seconds of the contest.

A late goal handed Heyfield the premiership title with a 53-52 victory over Gormandale.

The Roos claimed a second title in three seasons, led by best-on-court goal attack and captain Emma Wojcinski.

B grade

FIFTH-placed Sale City took the long road to the big one but was not overawed on the grand stage.

The Dogs made light work of Gormandale in a dominant performance which saw the side cause one of several upsets on the day, winning 42-37.

Sale City’s Ruby Phillips was named best on court.

C grade

GORMANDALE C grade completed a clean sweep of home and away and finals matches to take out the premiership along with the title of champion.

The C grade Tigers were the only one of four Gormandale grand final sides to secure a trophy for the cabinet.

After advancing to the decider with a comprehensive victory in the preliminary final, Rosedale was simply no match for the number one side, going down 45-21.

Tiger Danni Mowat was a prominent figure and was judged best on court.

D grade

MINOR premier Traralgon Tyers United continued its faultless season on grand final day.

The Bombers claimed the honours over runners up Gormandale by three goals.

TTU’s Tess Styles was named best on court.

Under 17

SALE City won a nail biting contest by two goals over TTU to claim its first under 17 title.

Lauren Freeman was named best on court.

Under 15

THE physicality of the Bombers proved an edge over Sale City in the inaugural grand final of the underage competition.

After contesting a number of classic tussles during the season it was TTU that held strong in the final, winning 36-16 with Bomber Anneliese Henderson judged best on court.