Daleys win puts them in netball grand final
DALEYS booked a spot in the Lismore Netball A-Grade grand final with a 27-21 win over Bundjalarms on Saturday.
Daleys will need to step up as Bundjalarms shooters had the majority of shoots but were unable to score.
The defence rebounding of mother and daughter Lisa and Cassie Brown in the first half ensured they got the ball back, allowing the new combination of Carly Taylor and Hayley McAnelly in the shooting end for Daleys.
Bundjalarms moved defensive player Tamarra Hamshaw to shooter after an injury to Amiee Cameron and brought on youngster Tywana Caldwell to take on the position of goal keeper. She played a controlled game but the maturity of Hayley McAnelly allowed the space to open in Daleys circle for Carly to shoot.
Daleys will need to put on their top team if they meet Bundjalarms in the grand final on September 13, as this team will work out their errors and come out firing.
In the minor semi, Workers Rockers defeated Woodlawn Herons by one point.
Rockers also did not display their top game and will need to improve 100% if they are a chance to beat Bundjalarms in next week's final and grab their spot in the grand final.
Herons proved shoot-sharp passing was the way to outplay Rockers and it was only Siteri Docherty's arrival in the defensive circle in the second quarter that shut down Chloe Daley and Silvana Barlow, restricting them to 13 goals in the three quarters.
Melissa Barnes and Laura Fry did their best to grab any loose ball and defensive rebounds but Penny Williams' height advantage gave the required edge.