Posts Categorized: Match Reports

Spears v Barons 06/04/13

With the sun shining at Glastonbury on Saturday Spears took the court with great enthusiasum. As the whistle blew to start the game, the opposing team; Barons were one player short. Although this can sometimes be an advantage to the smaller team Spears took hold of the advantage with a 16-2 lead. The seventh player… Read more »

Tomahawks v Hovelands 23/03/13

The first quarter started goal for goal much to the delight of Tomahawks’ supporters, however once Hovelands realised that Paulton were not the easy match they anticipated they quickly found their dynamic stride leaving Paulton trailing 9 – 19 after the first quarter.  However not to be deterred the girls knew that they had played… Read more »

Tomahawks v Wyndham 16/03/13

Paulton’s Tomahawks have had a storming week of netball playing two matches, show casing fantastic team development and two great performances. Tomahawks first match was against Wyndham in which the team came out fighting from the off, to dominate the first quarter with confident passing throughout and dynamic attacking play into and around the shooting… Read more »

Vipers v Keinton Kestrels 09/03/13

After a close battle the last time these two teams met Vipers knew saturdays match was going to be a tough one. The game started goal for goal, with neither team able to capitalise on interceptions. Swift passing in the centre court by Liz and Sarah meant that Vipers grew in confidence. Working as a… Read more »

Spears v Canons 09/03/13

A brilliant win for spears on Saturday, the first quarter went off to a fantastic start with Spears getting 4 goals ahead of Cannons. Milly (WA) and Hayley (C) doing some lovely mid-court play feeding into Meg (GS) and Zoe (GA) meaning they could pop in the shots to leave the score at 8 – 4. After the break spears came… Read more »

Spears v Walton Green 02/03/13

The Paulton Spears team lost out to Walton Green at home on Saturday.  The springtime glare of the sun worked against both teams’ shooters, yet Megan (GS) and Pip (GA) produced intricate plays around the ‘D’, with the help of Shelly (WA) and Ruby (C), to enhance the scoring opportunities.  Nonetheless, Walton Green gained the… Read more »

Vipers v Walton Black 09/03/13

Paulton started this match with their full squad of 9 players, meaning they could utilise their rotation formations. Kristie and Helen started well in the attack in the first quarter, with both players moving well to create space. This allowed Sarah at C and Liz at WA able to feed them with ease. Unfortunately the… Read more »

Back to Netball Match Report

Over the last few weeks Paulton’s Back to Netball ladies have been preparing to play in the County’s first ever Back to Netball Festival.  A squad of 10 players travelled to Taunton Vale on Sunday 16th February to represent Paulton Rovers playing against 8 other teams with varying levels of experience; from those in a… Read more »

Spears v Mercury 15/02/13

Paulton Spears prove how far they’ve come this season in their latest match against Mercury. The starting quarter began well with Kelly calmly and consistently feeding the ball into Milly and Meg. Katrina and Kirsty in defence made the opponent’s job hard with some fantastic interceptions leading to the quarter ending 5-2. With no changes… Read more »

Vipers v Quantock 09/02/13

Vipers v Quantock With a new look team due to illness and injury there was  a sense of apprehension for Vipers when they took to the  court to take on Quantock last Saturday. The first quarter started well, with Kirsty taking on a mammoth task at GK, plucking the ball out of the air with… Read more »