Netball: Sharp shooters

Cambridgeshire and District Netball League Division One Ely 39 Icons 31 DESPITE a superb win over the champions, Ely narrowly missed out on top spot. They now await a league decision to see if they will get a chance to enter play-offs and battle for the

Cambridgeshire and District Netball League Division One

Ely 39 Icons 31

DESPITE a superb win over the champions, Ely narrowly missed out on top spot.

They now await a league decision to see if they will get a chance to enter play-offs and battle for the opportunity to play in the Premier Division next season.


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Icons were too far ahead at the top of the table, so Ely went into Sunday's match with the pressure off.

After a slow start, Donna Liddington and Sue Deas defended superbly to restrict the best shooting duo in the division to two goals in the second period, and Ely stormed into a five-goal lead at half-time.

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Ely outclassed the champions in the third quarter, extending their lead to 30-18, before resisting a late fight-back.

Ely Netball Club will enter three teams into the summer league, which starts today (Thursday.) Anyone interested in playing should contact Cassie Start on 07866 557 240.

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