Week end Round Up 10th /11th Jan
Hucclecote Netball Club started 2015 with a bang recording a number of notable victories throughout the club.
The Premier team, who suffered a surprise 3 goal defeat to Worcester Reds in their first encounter, put the record straight with a 22 goal victory at Worcester University on Sunday. Hucclecote stormed into a 20-5 lead in the first quarter & although Worcester rallied, Hucclecote continued to dominate finishing 57-35. These valuable 5 points elevates Hucclecoteinto 4th place in Prem Div 1.
Both Regional squads secured maximum points too. Hucclecote Stars playing in Devon against Galmingtonfought a competitive match to win 49 goals to 45. HucclecoteComets playing Pinehurst from Swindon, similarly placed mid table, were evenly matched initially. However during the 2ndhalf, Comets began to play with confidence and pulled away to secure an emphatic win 59 Ė 42.
In the local league both Hurricanes & Lightning had fairly comfortable wins. Hurricanes v Randwick was a 43-21 scoreline & Lightning v Cheltenham Ladies 48-25.
Hucclecote Storm & Tornadoes didnít fare so well. Storm slipped to a 10 goal loss against Randwick B going down 33-43. Hucclecote Tornadoes in Div 2 had a tough, physical encounter with Barnett Waddingham which this young team found hard to cope with. However a 7 goal loss, 33-40 was a valiant effort.