Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Cougars Got Attitude

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Cougars Got Attitude

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Charlie Payne


Mackay Premier League grand final at Mackay Multisports Stadium, 6.30pm.

DAS v Cougars

NETBALL: Cougars will go out with a "nothing to lose" attitude when they take on DAS in the Mackay Premier League netball grand final at the Multisports Stadium tonight.

Captain Kelly Beckingham shot the winning goal in the last five seconds in Cougars' one-point preliminary final win over Magpies mid-week, to get them into the final from third place.

It's been a big year for Beckingham, who was also captain of the Whitsunday Sharks in the Queensland Netball League.

"It's been a good year, and this would be a nice way to end it if we can win," she said.

"It's just a matter of consistency and going out there with an attitude that we have nothing to lose.

"We've come from third place to make it to the grand final by one point, so anything after this is a bonus."

Beckingham, who plays goal-attack, and goal-shooter Narelle Amos have formed a potent combination, and centre Courtney Maskell has been strong. …

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