Sport in Brief – Netball

Deloraine Devils

Sport in brief - Netball


Deloraine Devils Division 5 Team Photo. Back (L-R)- Leah Earley, Teegan Philpott, Melinda Bramich, Jordan Kenney & Amy Groves Front (L-R)- Melanie Sparks, Brooke Elmer, Sophie Squires & Louise Hanson (Coach)

DELORAINE DEVILS Netball Club have been representing the Deloraine and greater Meander Valley community in the Northern Tasmania Netball Association (NTNA) for 9 years.

In 2016 they will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary season.

Starting with just one team, the club continues to grow and prosper and this season have fielded three teams across multiple divisions in the NTNA.

The Deloraine Devils Netball Club gives local women a pathway to further their netball through playing, umpiring and officiating.

The 2015 season was particularly successful for the Deloraine Division 5 team, coached by Louise Hanson.

The ladies played an extremely competitive Grand Final game against Clovers Netball Club to come away Premiers, in a 48-45 points victory.

Deloraine ‘Centre’ Brooke Elmer enjoyed additional success, being named the Most Valuable Player in the Final and also equal runner-up Best and Fairest for the Division 5 season.

Furthermore, Dani Creswell (Division 3) and Emily Frost (Division 9) also achieved Top 5 finishes in their respective divisions Best and Fairest awards for the season.

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 Hannah Earley