Sport

Towners fall to stronger Rushworth

By Benalla Ensign

Violet Town’s A-grade netballers failed to match it against a stronger Rushworth outfit on Saturday, falling 10 goals short by the final siren.

The loss sees the Towners languish in 13th place on the Kyabram District league ladder with two wins for the season.

Violet Town plays off against fifth-placed Merrigum this weekend, in another tough match up for the Towners.

Final score: Rushworth 41 def Violet Town 31

Lower grades

Violet Town’s lower grades had better success on Saturday, winning three out of a possible three matches.

B-grade held on for a five-goal victory over Rushworth and are on the verge of breaking into the top six, while C-grade dominated Rushworth 24-53 to record their fourth win of the season.

And in junior results, the Towners also proved successful, beating the lower-placed Rushworth by 13 goals away from home.