Silverware for Swans

STRATFORD claimed two East Gippsland netball premierships on Saturday at Bairnsdale.

The Swans held strong in the final term of the A grade premiership decider to defeat Lucknow 43-30.

Stratford centre Mel Dean was named best-on-court.

Stratford began well to lead by six at half-time before the Magpies reduced the deficit to one by three-quarter-time. The Swans responded to the challenge to out-score the Magpies and win by three goals.

Stratford was too strong for Wy Yung in the C grade grand final, winning 44-23. Swans goal defence Kiana Minchin was named best-on-court.

The Swans weren’t as fortunate in D grade with Wy Yung winning 33-31.

Lakes Entrance claimed the B grade premiership with a 37-34 win over Lindenow, while Orbost-Snowy Rovers won the C grade reserve title 34-27 over Wy Yung.