A BLUSTERY night of North Devon Netball League matches saw some close games as teams struggled with the conditions as well as their opponents. Titans Neptune came from behind to beat Venners Vipers in the dying minutes of the match 26-25. Another nip and
A BLUSTERY night of North Devon Netball League matches saw some close games as teams struggled with the conditions as well as their opponents.Titans Neptune came from behind to beat Venners Vipers in the dying minutes of the match 26-25.Another nip and tuck contest in Division 2 saw a single goal separate Langtree Re-Unites Rogues and Carol Anne Amethysts, the Rogues winning 21-20.In Division 3 Carol Anne Emeralds overcame Edgehill Vipers in the final quarter, winning by three goals and in Division 4 Venners Adders snatched victory away from DP Windows Warrior in the final seconds for a 19-18 result.Div 1: Woolacombe Bay 43 Regency 7; Titans Neptune 26 Venners Bakery Vipers 25. Div 2: All Whites 40 Venners Bakery Cobras 27; Bude Jets 31 Langtree Re-Unites Rebels 11; Langtree Re-Unites Rogues 21 Carol Anne Amethysts 20. Div 3: Artavia 29 Carol Anne Rubies 22; Golds 22 Bratton Fillies 6; Carol Anne Emeralds 16 Edgehill Vipers 13. Div 4: Langtree Re-Unites Rascals 34 Venners Ace Anacondas 11; Venners Misfit Mambas 22 Langtree Re-Unites Rivals 7; Venners Bakery Adders 19 DP Windows Warriors 18. National finalsTHE senior netball teams at Edgehill College have qualified for the Independent Schools' Association National Finals for the fourth year in a row after a clean sweep in the regional finals.The under 14 and 16 teams both performed at their best. The U14s produced good victories throughout the day, although had a tough match against Trinity School before a decisive second-half saw them 16-7 victors.The U16s mustered an effective defence, letting in just 13 goals throughout the tourn-ament and enjoying comfortable wins, the closest being Trinity again, with a 10-7 scoreline.U16 team member Charly Kennedy has represented West Devon in a regional U16 fixture against Jersey, although the Channel island opposition ultimately proved too strong for the newly formed squad.North Devon schoolsLOSS of many first team members did not deter North Devon Schools U16s who travelled to Newquay. The A team beat St Austell 11-9 and drew with ECS Predators, while the B team suffered two narrow losses 15-16 to St Austell and 5-6 to ECS.