Busy Bunbury and Eaton netball players enjoy successful trip to Perth tournament

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Bunbury Netball Association’s Masters team.
Camera IconBunbury Netball Association’s Masters team. Credit: Bunbury Netball Association

Despite local competitions being placed on hold for the WA Day long weekend, there was no rest for the South West’s finest netballers as they took to the Perth stage.

The Bunbury and Eaton Netball Associations made the trip to Perth to compete in the Netball WA 2021 Fuel & Go Association Championships between June 5 and 7.

In the three-day tournament, teams went up against tough competition from Perth, the South West, the Wheatbelt and the North West.

For Bunbury Netball Association, their Masters team proved they still had the skills by winning their division with an undefeated record.

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The Masters team held off the likes of Noranda, Rockingham Districts, Joondalup and Perth before defeating Success 30-15 in the grand final.

Eaton Netball Association's 14 and under division 5 team.
Camera IconEaton Netball Association's 14 and under division 5 team. Credit: Eaton Netball Association

Bunbury’s two open division teams also enjoyed success, finishing in third place in divisions two and three, while the junior teams fought hard in the midst of stiff competition.

Eaton Netball Association also enjoyed elements of success during their outing, with their 14-and-under division five team holding off Perth 16-15 to win the division grand final.

Eaton’s open division two team also made the grand final with a 5-1-1 record, but fell to Wanneroo 29-27 in the grand final.

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