Felsted secure third place in county round of national netball tournament

PUBLISHED: 13:26 23 November 2016 | UPDATED: 13:26 23 November 2016

Felsted U14 girls netball team with their coach, England and Herts Mavericks player Lindsay Keable

Felsted U14 girls netball team with their coach, England and Herts Mavericks player Lindsay Keable

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The Felsted U14 netball team finished third in the county after scoring an incredible total of 81 goals across eight matches in the Essex Round of the National Schools Competition.

Playing their first seven pool games, the Felsted girls beat Mayflower (15-0), Appleton (9-0), Colchester (15-5), Brentwood (8-6), Westcliff (11-4), St Marks (11-2) and Ursuline (7-2).

This put them through to the semi-finals.

There they lost out to Saffron Walden (11-5) which placed them third overall.

Felsted netballers are currently under the expert coaching of England and Hertfordshire Mavericks Superleague player Lindsay Keable.

After the compeition, she said: “The Felsted U14s showed real passion and fight at this competition and have demonstrated lots of potential for the netball season ahead.”

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