Gulls into five

Warragul centre Hayley Roberts restarts play as the rain pours down at Western Park during A grade on Saturday.  The Gulls won 45-39 and now sit fifth on the ladder.

A six-goal win saw Warragul replace Maffra in the A grade top five with only two rounds to play in Gippsland League. A grade: Warragul 45 defeated Maffra 39. The Gulls girls started slowly in the wet conditions and were

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First win in decade

Warragul coach Lexie Riley drives her team to a 51-36 win over rivals Drouin.  It was Warragul’s first win over Drouin in A grade since 2007.

Warragul has defeated Drouin in A grade for the first time in a decade. Warragul, off the back of claiming the 2006 A grade flag, last defeated Drouin in the 2007 second semi-final 43-37.  It was Drouin’s first and only

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Drouin hopes dashed

The Hawks showed grace and a few smiles after a brilliant season (back, from left) Chelsea De Riter, Kylie Proctor, Ella Henderson, Stacie Gardiner, Ruby Pratt, Karina Proctor, Kym Diston, (front, from left) Kelly Hedley, Jessie Hedley and Christie Edwards.

On an unseasonably hot September day, Drouin and Traralgon lined up against each other for a battle of the A grade “titans” in the Gippsland League. No one knew who would win but all the hundreds of spectators knew they

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Premiership glory

With the premiership cup after winning the A grade premiership with a 40-37 win over Morwell East in the Mid Gippsland grand final are Trafalgar team members (from left) Ella McDonald, co-coach Bec Farrell, Erika Mason, captain Megan Hancock, Georgia Mason, Cassie Malady, co-coach Belinda Parise, Billie-Jo Malady and Cassie Pearce.

Trafalgar won the Mid Gippsland Netball Association’s A grade premiership with a three-goal win over Morwell East on Saturday. The win broke a 15-year premiership drought for the Bloods.  The last A grade premiership was won in 2002. The Bloods

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Drouin win heading into derby

Warragul’s Anna Green takes aim in the A grade game against Wonthaggi Power in windy conditions on Saturday.

Drouin’s A grade netballers had an important four-goal win over Leongatha, 55-51, heading into finals. Drouin had a great first half but a sloppy third quarter saw Leongatha given a chance to get back into the game, having trailed by

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Drouin Hawks make final

Tight defence from Drouin’s Kym Diston and April Bethune in the Netball Victoria League Club Challenge.  Photos courtesy Grant Treeby, treebyimages.com.au.



Photo: Grant Treeby

The State Hockey and Netball Centre played host to the Netball Victoria League Club Challenge, where Gippsland League’s 2016 A grade premiers Drouin Hawks made it all the way into the final of the inaugural event. The Netball Victoria League

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