Division One



WYKE Smugglers dominated Beaminster Braves to secure a convincing 47-27 win.

Smugglers shot ahead to earn an early five-goal lead. Braves fought back with fantastic shooting from Niamh Randall (GS), but key interceptions by Wyke ensured they maintained their lead.

Braves upped their game, with strong defence keeping Wyke’s attack at bay and strong shooting from Braves allowing them to narrow the scoreline. Wyke pushed back, however, with their shooters on top form to make the most of scoring opportunities and keep their team ahead.

Braves’ attackers channelled the ball effectively across the court but Wyke’s mid-court players were fierce in their defence – especially captain Julie Gear (C).

Premier Division



DESPITE OJOs’ great determination, Gungho dominated and earned a well-deserved 59-31 win.

Gungho were quick to take advantage of their first centre pass, proceeding to dominate the quarter with speed and determination. OJOs were able to pull back a few goals in the final minutes but, at the end of the quarter,Gungho led 18-5.

OJOs came back strong, scoring a string of goals in quick succession whilst GK, Lou Taylor, put up a solid defence in the D. OJOs’ attack continued to show great skill with accurate long balls but Gungho were quick to secure turnovers. OJOs’ Mandy Grafton (GS) made the most of penalty shots and lost balls but Gungho’s fast-paced play allowed them to keep a good lead.

A tactical change for Gungho saw Skyla Erskine move to GS, where she proved her skill with an impressive string of goals in the first minutes of the quarter. Gungho showed great strength, making the most of turnovers and making OJOS work for every pass.

Division Two



NMP Property walked away with a solid 45-30 win over DDBI.

NMP showed great skill to secure the first goal off DDBI’s centre pass. NMP’s Megan Edwards (C) worked hard in the mid-court to gain possession, allowing her shooters to secure more points for their team. DDBI’s Kat Dekretsner made the most of a penalty shot to keep her team in the game.

The second quarter saw DDBI score the first goal from NMP’s centre pass. The teams seemed evenly-matched for most of the quarter but some crucial turnovers by NMP allowed them to increase their lead. NMP showed great defence in their opponent’s D, but DDBI’s shooters made some impressive goals to narrow the score difference.

DDBI’s defenders made several great interceptions to disrupt NMP’s flow, but consistently-accurate passing and skilful shooting earned NMP the victory.

Division Two



ALLWAYS were too strong for Meraki, running out 49-15 victors.

Meraki were quick to secure two points, thanks to accurate shooting from GS, Carla


Meraki dominated possession but Allways’ Catherine Sweatman (GK) made outstanding use of rebounds, allowing her team to secure turnovers.

Allways upped their game, with their attackers reading the court well to feed accurately to their shooters, who were able to carve out a small lead.

Meraki’s attacking players swapped positions in a bid to up the pressure, but Allways continued to increase their lead, with Henni Green (GS) sinking every shot. Efficient passes from Meraki allowed them to score a quick goal, with excellent offers around the D giving their shooters options. Allways remained in the lead with strong play across the court.

Meraki showed great determination in this fast-paced final quarter, with Nicole Poole (GD) showing great awareness to make accurate interceptions.

However, Allways’ consistently strong play earned them a superb, well-earned victory.


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