Maffra’s netballers suffer firstloss

MAFFRA lost its first match of the Gippsland League netball season on Sunday.

The Eagles lost a home to Bairnsdale 33-23.

The Eagles will this weekend host premier Leongatha, who is coming off a loss at home to Sale.

SALE was impressive against Leongatha in the rematch of last year’s A grade grand final, winning 67-43.

The Magpies led 17-11 at the first change and won the remaining quarters.

Ella Bertacchini and Lara Dunkley making good position to take well-directed passes and finishing off with accurate shooting.

Kate Eddy and Kasey McKay combined well in defence, gathering rebounds and quickly turning defence in attack.

Midcourt players Montana Holmes, Lexie Joyce, Beth Goodsell and Tianna Hogan moved the ball quickly to set-up scoring opportunities.

For more results read Tuesday’s Gippsland Times.