Netball: OPA Whites dampen Flames

PUBLISHED: 10:00 13 February 2018

OPA Whites face the camera

OPA Whites face the camera


OPA White produced a strong display tobeat Phoenix Flames in their latest Essex Met League outing.

Hannah Gillot, Rashmi Bhopla, Roxy Savoury, Jenny McLeod, Verena Mitschelson, Pfunzo Kudzi, Jess Smith and Renae Corbin combined well to build a 17-4 at half time.

And OPA dominated in the second half to run out 40-11 winners, as Savoury and McLeod took their awards.

OPA Green fell four goals behind to Oakwood in the first quarter and trailed by five at half time.

Rasheel Bhopla, Mica Francis, Kayla Browne, Renae Corbin, Saranna Maynard, player of the match Wendy Dorviis, Louise Francis and Raslin Freeman produced a better second half in a 26-23 loss.

OPA Vets trailed Eclipse 15-14 at half time and, despite the efforts of Branda Blanc, Stacey Collins, Stephanie Miller, Carol Young, Karen Turner, Colette Corbin, Sue Miller and Janet Campbell, they could not avoid falling to a 35-25 defeat.

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