LDNA celebrates the finals in style


LDNA celebrates the finals in style

IN the 50th year of LDNA, the premiership teams proved that it deserved to be there on the day with close matches and exceptional talent on show.

With rain threatening to put a dampener on the day, it started off with the 13 and Under section Mirboo North Purple versus Mirboo North Gold.

With one goal separating them at quarter time and the same margin at three quarter time it was a close match for the whole game.

When the final siren sounded Mirboo North Purple defeated Mirboo North Gold 21 to 19.

The 15 and Under competition saw the Parrots versus Mirboo North Purple.

This game kept the players, spectators and coaches on their toes.

It was a nail biter to the end.

With one goal difference at the completion of the first and second quarters, it was really anyone’s game.  ]

At three quarter time the Parrots took the lead by three goals, however, the play was extremely even.

At the final siren the Parrot had proven to be the stronger team on the day defeating Mirboo North Purple 24 to 20.

17/C Grade was a battle that has been played out all season between these two teams, Meeniyan and District, and Mirboo North Purple.

Once again it was a tight start to the game with scores an even 18 to 18 at half time.

In the second half the Meeniyan and District began to creep ahead with the three quarter time scores Meeniyan 31, Mirboo North 22.

Although Mirboo North outscored Meeniyan in the final quarter it was not able to slow the momentum of Meeniyan which defeated Mirboo North Purple 39 to 32.

In the final game for the day St Laurence Gold and Town Green, traditional rivals in the finals series, took the courts.

With the expectation of a close game, the spectators were out for the day.

Town Green took off with a vengeance and at the end of the first quarter had an eight goal lead.

Town didn’t let up all afternoon and continued to dominate in the second and third quarters pushing out to a 16 goal lead.

St Laurence kicked into gear in the third quarter and in the final quarter it was goal for goal, however Town Green was too strong on the day defeating St Laurence Gold 30 to 14.

At the completion of the games the LDNA president Julie Grant presented the association best and fairest.


Grade Best & Fairest Runner Up
Open Andrea Pearce Rebekka Vagg and Stephaine Goss
17/C Equal Best and Fairest: Nena Caithness, Robyn Harris and  Sharon Williams. Helena Brew
15 and Under Equal Best and Fairest: Cassidy Ronalds and Ebony Burns Sienna Failkingham
13 and Under Mia Renouf Mila Fixter


With the winter netball competition at its completion, the LDNA twilight competition commences this week with 20 teams in both the mixed and ladies competitions. Which is a great sign for netball.

Also the LDNA all abilities team will be amongst the Gippsland region teams competing at the State Championships in Bendigo in October.

The LDNA wishes them all the best.

The LDNA executive would like to thank all the players, families, coaches, umpires, volunteers and Leonie Baulch our wonderful canteen manager for the making the season a huge success.

Premiers: 15 and Under Parrots and runners-up Mirboo North Purple.

Premiers: 15 and Under Parrots and runners-up Mirboo North Purple.


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