A tough match for the West Yorkshire Superleague team on Saturday, against top of the league Hi tech resulted in a brilliant win 62-42 leaving us even on points, second place on goal difference with Hi Tech and Morrisons(1) third on goal difference.
There were eleven teams out this Sunday, no Prem or Regional just our Northern team were playing in seniors, they beat Concord away by 57 goals to 36.
In Juniors our U16A continued their journey towards National Club Finals by beating Huddersfield Giants (1) convincingly 63-17. Similarly the U14As came out with a great win against Ripon Rockets on their road to Nationals 65-9. The U16B team were also up against Huddersfield Giants their West Yorkshire team this time, the result was a win pulled out of the bag in the last quarter 32-22. Our U14B triumphed against Shipley 45-10.
The results from the U12s were as follows- U12A v Wakefield Phoenix great netball resulting in a 59-4 win to Leeds; U12B had another win, beating Birkenshaw Belles 24-10; U12C had a close one against YMCA losing 14-18 but lots of effort all round the court; and U12D worked hard to get the result in their favour 16-14 against Whitcliffe Warriors. The smashing Hi 5 teams were also out Hi5(1) playing Wakefield Phoenix winning 20 goals to 2 a great result. Hi5(2) pushed Wakefield Wildcats hard but lost this time 15-2. Important to remember that lots of these kids are playing out of their age groups, so may well be learning more than they are winning!
Here is the round up from games during the 23-27 January! Netball Nights secured a win on Wednesday, great for such a young team! On Sunday, our top competitive side in Prem 1 played Viper 10 Blades taking well deserved points for their 57-44 win at home, an excellent result! No other senior teams or U16A/U14A regional games this weekend due to the Regional round of National Schools in Yorkshire.
In juniors the U16 West Yorkshire team continued their super run with a 41-17 win against YMCA 2. The U14 West Yorkshire players also faced YMCA 2 in their age group and came out with another win 34-12. The U12(1) charged on with their success, an amazing 57 goals to 5 against YMCA(1). U12(2) had a toughy Huddersfield Giants(1) but our superstars took the match 17-15. U12(3) faced a strong Wakefield Wildcats(1) losing 6-31 but lots of learning and U12(4) had a great victory over YMCA(2) 21-8 amazing when these girls are mostly U11. Our Hi5 youngsters were in action again, learning lots and developing knowledge of the game. Hi5(1) tackled Wakefield Wildcats losing 5-23 but never gave up and Hi5(2) had a difficult one 0-15 against Wakefield Phoenix (1) plenty of time for learning and developing.
Well done all. Lots more fixtures coming up this weekend, including league games and friendlies! Good luck everyone, let’s put a week of hard work into training!
Leeds Athletic Netball Club