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Selwyn Times: July 04, 2018

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SELWYN TIMES Wednesday July 4 2018 27 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Even contest at top of netball table • By Jacob Page GREENPARK A and Lincoln gifted top spot in the Selwyn premier netball competition to Broadfield after the two teams played out a 61-61 draw at Lincoln Event Centre on Saturday. The intrigue continues during the second round of the competition, with the top three teams seemingly even. Broadfield’s comfortable 72- 41 win over Greenpark B saw them go to the top of the table with three wins and a draw. Greenpark A and Lincoln both have two wins and two draws from their four games to sit in second equal. Southbridge A ousted their clubmates Southbridge B 45-40 to move off the bottom of the table. Lincoln coach Vanessa Robinson said while they had their chance to win the game, with a one goal lead in the final minute, she was pleased with the overall effort. “The girls really wanted it in that final quarter and maybe we would have had it if we’d kept a bit more composure, but I can’t fault the effort,” she said. Lincoln ran out to an early six goal advantage in the first quarter but trailed by the same margin in the third quarter. “In the first round we lost to both of these teams and now, in round two, we have drawn with both of them so our results are tracking in the right direction.” Robinson praised the work of mid-courter Char Porima after she moved in to centre to help steady the side, both on attack and defence. Broadfield is set to face a sterner test this Saturday when they face Greenpark A in the battle for top position. Lincoln will play Southbridge B and Greenpark B will play Southbridge A. Results – Southbridge A 45, Southbridge B 40; Greenpark A 61, Lincoln A 61; Broadfield A 72, Greenpark B 41. Points – Broadfield A 14, Greenpark A 12, Lincoln 12, Greenpark B 6, Southbridge A 4, Southbridge B 1. •More sport, pages 28 & 29 SPORTS ON THE BALL: Lincoln’s Char Porima right, was a standout in their 61-61 draw with Greenpark A on Saturday. PHOTO: FILE/KAREN CASEY SELWYN NETBALL U19 TEAM NATIONAL TOURNAMENT, Tauranga 5 - 12 July 2018 The players, coaches and managers would like to sincerely thank all their sponsors and supporters for their fantastic support. Samantha Coulthard Sponsored by: Chrissy Taylor-Claude Sponsored by: 738 Main South Road, Templeton Phone: 344 0331. www.totalspan.co.nz The Selwyn Netball Centre are proud to be sending our U19 representative team to the Netball New Zealand U19 National Tournament being held in Tauranga next week. The national tournament will provide an opportunity for these players to develop their own play as well as take on competition at the highest available for their age group. This will allow them to develop their netball skills and learn how to adapt to a variety of playing styles that they will experience from different teams from throughout New Zealand. The girls are very fortunate to be in the capable hands of coach Sandy Taylor. Sandy is an experienced coach who brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and is able to encourage players so they are playing at their best. Kana Whiu is our assistant coach. Another experienced coach, Kana has had experience with coaching men’s teams and with these contacts, it has enabled our U19 Eva Daly Sponsored by: PRIVATE SPONSOR team to play against this tough competition in their preparation for the nationals. Megan Skilling is the team manager. Megan’s main goal is to ensure the wellbeing of the players while they’re away. This includes overseeing everything from meals, paperwork to ensuring the players also access medical treatment if necessary. Megan brings with her a vast experience of managing Ellesmere College teams. Preparation for the tournament has been intense with practises and lead up tournaments. The players are developing into a strong unit, creating more cohesive combinations and making the most of the skills each player brings to the team. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the below sponsors for their support and wish the team all the best in Tauranga. If you would like to follow the team’s progress, be sure to like the Selwyn Netball Centre Facebook page where we are hoping to post regular updates. Olivia Lemon Sponsored by: Phone: 027 533 7866 Sophie Allan Sponsored by: Hannah Glassey Sponsored by: 12 Wigram Close, Wigram. Ph: 341 8490. www.aakland-chemicals.co.nz Isla McKillop Sponsored by: PRIVATE SPONSOR Kate Fleming Sponsored by: PRIVATE SPONSOR Sophie Cameron Sponsored by: Phone: 344 2700. www.victor.co.nz Kersha Timpson Sponsored by: Phone: 348 0897 www.citylinechch.co.nz