Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Depleted Panthers Beaten in Bottom of Table Clash

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Depleted Panthers Beaten in Bottom of Table Clash

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Byline: Jennifer Huxley jennifer.huxley@thechronicle.com.au

THE Darling Downs Panthers last night got a rude awakening as to the difference between them and the rest of the Netball Queensland State League competition.

The Panthers were beaten 57-25 by the Suncoast Lynx in a bottom-of-the-table clash in Brisbane.

On paper, the winless Lynx looked to be a possible win for the Panthers, however, the result last night told a different tale.

The Panthers trailed 11-6 at the end of the first quarter, which doubled to 23-12 at halftime.

Fitness ultimately let the Panthers down, with Lynx piling on 25 points in the final period.

Panthers coach Rod Pearce said his team struggled to cope with the physical nature of the game.

"It was very physical from the outset and the girls just didn't adjust. We were very tentative and they (Lynx) took advantage of that," Pearce said.

"Fitness is also letting us down, which you could see in the final quarter. …

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