CAROL Anne Diamonds from North Devon travelled to Bath for the Regional Netball League pre-season tournament and finished as the highest placed Division 2 side in the event, with four wins and two defeats. They started well, with wins over Team Bath 17-9

CAROL Anne Diamonds from North Devon travelled to Bath for the Regional Netball League pre-season tournament and finished as the highest placed Division 2 side in the event, with four wins and two defeats.

They started well, with wins over Team Bath 17-9 and Exeter B 12-8, but after staying in touch until half-time, went down 7-12 to Saints and 8-15 to Hucclecote, teams both in a division higher.

Diamonds the took on Bournemouth, with whom they shared honours last season. After a good start they let it slip a little in the final minutes, but had done enough to win 11-9.

Final opponents were Weston, to whom they had lost on both their previous meetings. But this time the Diamonds shone to win through easily 11-4.