Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Flinders Crowned the Best; Two Major Wins in Netball

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Flinders Crowned the Best; Two Major Wins in Netball

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NETBALL: Matthew Flinders Anglican College has enhanced its reputation as a powerhouse of the sport.

In a mega month on the state netball scene, the school's firsts team won the coveted Vicki Wilson Cup and then its primary team won the Primary Schools Cup.

"It's been quite tiring but well worth it, we're pretty rapt with the results," director of coaching Lauren Nourse said.

"I'm very lucky to work with some talented athletes but both weekends showed me that there is a lot of college pride.

"On paper the (two) teams weren't as strong as some other school teams but when you're unified and can perform together as a team, amazing things can happen and I think that was the case both weekends."

It was the first time the school's firsts team claimed the coveted secondary school title.

The first three matches proved the girls were up to the challenge, as they fought to the top of their pool.

The team then showed plenty of skills in the quarter-finals and semi-finals, claiming convincing wins over strong competition to secure a place in the grand final. …

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