Congratulations are in order for the first Grand Final winners of DOOLEYS Metro League 2018, with Randwick coming out on top against Inner Western Suburbs in Division 3, and Hills District beating Illawarra District in Division 4.
Both games took place last night at Genea Netball Centre on Monday 17 September to a big crowd and the excitement in the air was thrilling.
The first game was Division 4, with Illawarra showing a strong first quarter to lead by 3 goals. They tried to keep up the momentum but Hills began to creep ahead, outscoring them in the next two quarters.
Going into the final quarter, Illawarra were only behind by 3 goals, 32-29, but Hills dominated with precision passing and patience. At full time, Hills’ incredible performance earned them the Grand Final title with the final score 50-37.
It was a much tighter battle between Inner Western Suburbs and Randwick in Division 3, with Randwick storming ahead to lead at the end of the first quarter, 12-6. Despite the lead, Inner West didn’t give up and scored more goals than Randwick in the third and fourth quarter. In the end, it was Randwick who just pulled ahead to finish the game, 38-35.
Tonight will see Liverpool City and Parramatta Auburn face off in Division 5, and Inner Western Suburbs take on Baulkham Hills Shire in Division 6.
Division 3 quarter-by-quarter scores
RANDWICK | Q1 12: – Q2: 22 (10) Q3: 31 (9) Q4: 38 (7)
INNER WEST | Q1 6: – Q2: 15 (9) Q3: 25 (10) Q4: 35 (10)
Division 4 quarter-by-quarter scores
HILLS | Q1 8: – Q2: 21 (13) Q3: 32 (11) Q4: 50 (18)
ILLAWARRA | Q1 11: – Q2: 19 (8) Q3: 29 (10) Q4: 37 (8)
View Full Fixtures/Results HERE