Willunga and Victor Harbor were the winners in Great Southern League netball

ATHLETICISM: Myponga Senior 2 goal defence Kayla Ellis takes the netball on the move on Saturday against Willunga. PHOTO: Ryan Finlay.
ATHLETICISM: Myponga Senior 2 goal defence Kayla Ellis takes the netball on the move on Saturday against Willunga. PHOTO: Ryan Finlay.

How good was the weather on Saturday?

Coming out of the canteen, after not seeing the sun in a while, was not good for my olive complexion. Who would have thought you could get sunburnt at Myponga?

Well, I did, but that certainly didn't stop me enjoying some good netball.

I was really looking forward to Myponga's first game of the season and whilst I knew the game against Willunga would be a tough one, I didn't expect Willunga to dominate the game like they did.

Nicole Lander came out looking for some sort of redemption against her old club and she certainly found it.

The combination between her and Amy Bull is certainly a strong one and will be hard for teams to beat.

I must admit I was a bit baffled when I saw Taylor Grundy and Lucy Raper playing in the Senior 2 team that beat Willunga by 30 goals.

Myponga selectors must have had their wrong glasses on when selecting between the League and Senior 2 sides, as there have obviously been a few strange decisions made.

I wonder if there is enough time for a reshuffle?

Willunga won the game 57-28.

Victor are certainly the team to beat this year with another convincing win against Langhorne Creek.

Creek will need to be looking how they can strengthen their attack.

They did have the ball in the goal circle enough, they just couldn't convert the goals.

Victor may have been missing Sarah Chigwidden, but you would never have known as Kelly White and Taylah Bohnsack fitted in like they had been playing with them for years.

Victor won the game 65-21.

FINGER TIPS: Willunga goal shooter in Senior 2 competition Jorja Fleming does her best to reel in the netball for a shot at goal.

FINGER TIPS: Willunga goal shooter in Senior 2 competition Jorja Fleming does her best to reel in the netball for a shot at goal.

Going into round four and again only one League game.

I still sit and shake my head as to why all the clubs didn't want to participate in the season.

Anyway, as the netball tragic I am, I will be heading to Creek this weekend to watch the game between Creek and Myponga. Where will I stop for lunch?

Creek have had big losses to Willunga and Victor so they will be looking at an easier game against Myponga this week after Myponga's big loss to Willunga.

However, I am not sure Myponga will be that easy for them.

Both teams have strong defences. I really like Myponga's defence.

They are clean and attack the ball where Creek's defence push the limits of a 'non contact' sport.

Creek were missing Brooke Ronskley in the mid court against Victor, so Creek will be hoping they have her back this week as she provides a bit more drive through the mid court.

I think this week will come down to which attacking combination can stand up to the opposition defence.

Myponga by 4.

Myponga Senior 2 proved that they will be a tough team to beat this year.

With such a strong win against Willunga on the weekend, I think they will be too strong for Creek.

While Creek have some great leadership through the mid-court with veteran pocket rocket Erin Moore and Brittanie Westley, I don't think it will be enough to combat speedy Chantelle McDonnell and Taylor Gundy (unless she gets a League call up).

Myponga have also picked up Kayla Ellis from Yankalilla and she is a tough opponent in any position she plays.

Myponga by 12.

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