Narrabri Netball Association hosted round three of the 2024 campaign at the Bev Burrows Courts on Saturday where some close games were battled out and some big wins were registered.

Three of the four A-grade matches went ahead after The Goats forfeited against Flames. Tourist Tornadoes, All Nets and Mii Mii Memorial were all victorious as the Tornadoes downed Grubs 36-26, All Nets outscored Namoi Mirrii 61-5, and Mii Mii Memorial edged out the Pharmacy Ferns 28-26.

Those results meant that Tornadoes and Flames, who are ranked first and second, respectively, are the only two sides who are still undefeated. They are locked on six competition points, The Goats have accumulated four points, All Nets, Pharmacy Ferns, Grubs and Mii Mii Memorial are all on two points and Namoi Mirrii are last on no points.

In B-grade, Agies Rural Renegades and Golden Gurls entered the round undefeated following wins in rounds one and two, and it was the Agies side that prevailed when they met as they downed Golden Gurls 38-13. The other match was won 41-14 by Hot Shots over Namoi Songbirds as Hot Shots prevailed for the first time this season.

Agies Rural Renegades lead the way in B-grade with six points, followed by Golden Gurls (4), Hot Shots (2) and Namoi Songbirds (0).

The two Wee Waa teams were both victorious in round three of the under-11-13 junior competition earlier in the day. Namoi Cotton Thunderbirds beat Swifts 20-1 while C and W Firebirds won a much closer contest 17-14 over Lightning. Giants had the bye in round three in that division.

There have only been two rounds played so far in that division, with the Thunderbirds on top with four points, Lightning and C and W Firebirds in second and third with two points, and Swifts and Giants fourth and fifth with zero points.

Both the under-9/10 junior division games were also won by the Wee Waa teams as the WWBC Swifts outscored Sapphires 13-1 and the Valley Vixens downed Diamonds 18-1. Rubies had the bye in round three in that division.

Valley Vixens are currently leading the way on four points from Rubies and WWBC Swifts (2) in second and third and Diamonds and Sapphires (0) in fourth and fifth.

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