Honiton Netball League latest - No change at the top

10:41 12 June 2014

Netball generic picture

Netball generic picture


Uplowman maintained their 100 per cent record and their place at the top of the table with a win over JD Tyres in the latest round of matches, writes Graham Ingram.

Despite starting 18-32 down they had gained the lead at 43-36 by halfway and, from there, they didn’t look back, going on to win by 68-44.

Claire Tom had a fine game for the league leaders whilst Tanya Broom once again starred for JD. The win puts Uplowman two points clear at the top of the table.

They are being chased hard by Signs South West and OPG who both recorded victories this week to move onto 13 points. SSW were up against early league pace makers Pixies who have had a recent run of losses. With Rowan Williams playing well for Signs and Siobhan Richards the game was keenly contested, particularly in the first quarters, but in the third period SSW moved 52-42 in font and went on to win by 59-45.

They moved into second place by virtue of a superior goal difference to OPG. OPG were up against Blackdown Ladies for whom Nicki Snell turned in another fine performance enabling the Ladies to still hold the lead at the end of the third quarter, by 43-40.

The final period saw OPG dominate with Janku Salzwedel having a fine game and OPG winning by 57-45. The fourth game saw Hi Q up against Tip Top Trees in the closest contest of the night. The first quarter saw 3Ts leading by 31-23, ahaead 37-30 at half way and with Kerri Callon doing well the Trees were 42-36 up going into the final period.

Despite good work from Rachel Cavin for Hi Q the Trees held on to win by 47-44.

Latest results.

OPG (0) 57, Blackdown Ladies (40) 45; Hi Q (16) 44, Tip Top Trees (30) 47; Uplowman (18) 68, JD Tyres (32) 44; Signs South West (20) 59, Pixies (34) 45.

P GD Pts

Uplowman 5 105 15

Signs South West 5 46 13

OPG 5 24 13

Flamingos 5 27 12

Pixies 6 -7 12

JD Tyres 5 -30 10

Hi Q 5 13 9

Tip Top Trees 5 -11 9

Blackdown Ladies 5 -47 7

Sidmouth Toucans 5 -72 7

Howden Hawks 5 -48 5


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Thu, 08:57
Avocet being put through its paces by the crew in the race from Topsham to Shelley Beach

After the success of the Turf Lock row in the summer, Exmouth Gig Club members weren’t behind the door in committing to take part in a Sunday row to Topsham and back, writes Phil Gater.

Read more
Thu, 08:51

AVR athlete Jake Smith travelled to Wiltshire on Sunday to take part in the 9Bar Chilly 10K race around the Castle Coombe circuit, writes Dave Mutter.

Read more
Thu, 08:51

It’s time to polish your antlers for East Devon’s famous Reindeer Run which will take place on Saturday, December 5, in Otterton.

Read more
Wed, 16:04
Golf generic picture

With Christmas in sight the Lyme Regis men held their first Turkey Trot competition of the season, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Wed, 16:04
Golf generic picture

There was quite a buzz at Honiton Golf Club as the ladies held a Christmas Fayre, writes Liz Rogers.

Read more
Wed, 16:04
Golf generic picture

A short field of 45 Honiton seniors contested a stableford competition on a very wet course which made putting particularly difficult, writes Liz Rogers.

Read more
Wed, 08:00

Millwey Rise Reserves defeated Feniton thirds in a hard-fought match played out on a heavy pitch with a strong wind making play even more difficult, writes Dick Sturch.

Read more
Tue, 16:22
Football generic picture

Offwell Rangers were comprehensive 8-2 winners when they hosted Bradninch in a Fresha League Division Seven meeting.

Read more
Tue, 16:22
Football flag. Ref exsp 7256-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Seaton Under-10s returned home from a visit to a cold Cullompton with a draw and a narrow defeat from matches against the hosts and Bradninch.

Read more
Tue, 16:22

Despite slipping to a third successive defeat the team retuned home feeling they could, perhaps should, have taken at least a point for their efforts in South Devon.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 8°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

Find a job in Devon

Find planning applications