Twin wins for Liverpool at State Championships

Champions: The successful under-13s Liverpool City netball team after winning the State Age Championships. Picture: Netball NSW
Champions: The successful under-13s Liverpool City netball team after winning the State Age Championships. Picture: Netball NSW

Liverpool City’s under-13 and under-15s teams used home court advantage to full effect to win their respective divisions at the Netball NSW State Age Championships which concluded on Monday.

This year Liverpool City Netball Association hosted the Championship Division which saw almost 3000 players, representing 300-plus teams from 88 associations take part across three days.

The under-13s team, who finished second last year, won 16 of their 19 games to finish in first place – one point ahead of Hills District.

The under-15s team.

The under-15s team.

The under-15s team were also looking to go one step better than last year and were perfect on their way to the title winning all 19 games scoring 394 goals and conceding 233 to finish on 38 points. Penrith District were runners-up on 32 points.

It was a good tournament all-round for Liverpool with the under-12s finishing in sixth place and the under-14s finishing runners up to Baulkham Hills by two points.

The tournament is the biggest event on the Netball NSW calendar.