CHAMPIONS Belle Construction showed their class in a 48-27 win over Buglers in the South & West Dorset League Premier Division.

After a tense start to the game, Belle’s shooting duo Laura Buckle and Jaimee Browne were on point and Belle soon took the lead.

Excellent midcourt work and interceptions from Belle’s C Ashleigh Browne helped convert and extend the lead.

Belle’s defensive duo Jayne Guppy and Lou Bugler also ensured Buglers had a tough quarter with Belle leading 13-4.

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In the second quarter, Buglers’ Alice Glover and Chloe Grier restricted Belle’s efforts at securing all their goal attempts.

With Belle leading 22-12, the intensity of play continued into the third quarter with both teams creating space.

Ashleigh Browne continued to make incredible interceptions, taking the ball back to her sister Jaimee Brown who secured the shots as Belle accelerated away to win 48-27.



WARMER Home Improvements A claimed one of the biggest wins of the round with a 48-22 success over Gungho Marketing in the Premier Division.

Warmer took the lead with some exceptional midcourt play from C Becky Hallet and WA Sarah Garman, converted into balls in the D and accurate shooting.

A great interception from WD Sarah Bryant in her second match of the night saw balls converted with very few mistakes from Warmer helping secure a 12-4 lead.

The second quarter saw Gungho turnover balls to post with a great shooting duo from GS Georgia Pearson and GA Arianwen Purnell.

Short, sharp and accurate passes from Warmer saw them extend their lead 23-13 at half-time.

In the third quarter, Warmer’s teamwork and accurate passing helped them continue their lead into the final quarter.

Bryant continued to defend strong and helped convert balls once again the midcourt to help secure a valiant win for her team.



EXE Training edged WJNC Wildcats 25-22 in Division One to claim their second win of the season.

This was an incredibly close-fought match with some exceptional play from both teams.

Exe GD Bex Hedditch made some great interceptions which were equally intercepted by Wildcats WA Francesca Eversden.

Wildcats’ GK Maraia Ratulailai was tight on GS preventing her from getting the ball at times, but the first quarter was close with Exe leading by one goal.

The second quarter saw Wildcats’ Nancy Garman cover all areas of the court and control the flow and speed of play but Exe led 12-10 at half-time.

The third quarter opened with an exceptional interception from Wildcats WD Brooke Batchelor which was quickly overturned by Exe C Beth Gore.

Multiple tips and interceptions from midcourt players on both teams made it a challenge to secure the goals, but Exe extended their lead to 21-17.

In the final quarter, Wildcats continued to play hard and fought back reducing the goal difference by one but time ran out as Exe secured an entertaining victory.



WARMER Home Improvements B made it a club double with a 33-18 win over Dream Digital in Division Two, taking their first win of the season.

The first quarter was very evenly played, with great shooting from Dream GS Bekii Oliphant.

Warmer managed to intercept some of Dream’s passes which helped them creep 8-5 ahead.

Warmer continued their lead in the second quarter with Bryant reading the court well and intercepting many balls and disrupting play.

Accurate shooting from Ruby Moss and Amy Hallet ensured Warmer extended to 20-9 their lead at half-time.

Dream replied by demonstrating excellent play and communication, with C Molly Horton making some great decisions and interceptions.

Dream’s defence tried their hardest to intercept the ball but were no match for Warmer’s strong attack while WD Maisie Mussenden stuck to the Dream WA with exceptional defence throughout.

Warmer were comfortably ahead going into the final quarter but Dream held their own with some tactical changes and excellent conduct, although Warmer were too far ahead and clinched victory.