Rhiannon Herne passes for her Goonellabah Stingers side at the Marie Mackney Courts.
Rhiannon Herne passes for her Goonellabah Stingers side at the Marie Mackney Courts.

Henry Rous Pink grabs netball grand final berth

HENRY Rous Pink booked its grand final berth in exciting fashion as the Lismore Netball Association season moved closer to an enthralling finish.

A tight contest saw Pink eventually take the honours and extend its campaign with a 30-25 win over battling Woodlawn Herons.

Saturday's match was locked at 5-all at quarter time, with both teams' defences in the circle working well.

Pink only had a one-goal lead at halftime, which they increased to seven at three-quarter time.

Herons came out firing in the final quarter, but Pink held on to win.

Best for Herons were Laura Fry, Amelia Wright, Daisy Seymour and Kimberley Jordan. Pink's best were Emma Sculley, Larissa Cumner and Marissa Carr.

Pink will now take on Daleys in next Saturday's final at the Marie Mackney Courts.

The Division Two decider will see Henry Rous face Woodlawn Falcons.

Rous was too strong for Woodlawn Hawks, chalking up a 29-22 victory.

There was also some excellent play in the other grades as this season's competition draws to a close.

Meanwhile, players are reminded that a sign-on session for the summer social netball takes place on Thursday, September 19.

The competition at the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre promises fun action for players aged 16 and over.

Weekly matches will be held in the tournament, which gets started on Thursday, October 24, and runs until March.

For more information, visit http://www.gsac.net.au.



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