Four close matches took place in Division One during a superb night of action in the Gwynedd and Anglesey Netball League.
GWYNEDD AND ANGLESEY NETBALL WINTER LEAGUE RESULTS – NOVEMBER 23 & 24
ADRAN 1 CYNGRHAIR GAEAF/DIVISION 1 WINTER LEAGUE – NOV 24
Dolgellau 29-23 Penygroes Primos
(6-7; 16-14; 20-21; 29-23)
A scintillating final quarter from Dolgellau ensured they took the victory over a Primos side which led at the end of the third.
Penygroes edged the opener 7-6, but Dol were 16-14 in front come half time.
Entering the last, Primos were 21-20 to the good, but Dolgellau came up with a dynamic finish, winning the curtain-closer 9-2 to seal the honours.
Players of the Match
Players: Dolgellau – Ceris Hughes; Primos – Catrin Williams
Umpires: Dolgellau – Llio Parry; Primos – Claire Coles-Williams
Pwllheli Panthers 26-23 Llangefni
(4-6; 13-11; 17-19; 26-23)
In another classic, table-toppers Panthers had to pull out all the stops to overcome next-to-bottom Llangefni.
Cefni won the first 6-4, trailed 13-11 at the midway point, but at the completion of the third the Anglesey side led 19-17.
Panthers needed a big effort in the last and they produced it to take the session 9-4 and the match by three goals.
A superb contest, though, with Llangefni’s youngsters more than playing their part.
Players: Panthers – Cassie Ogilvy; Llangefni – Ceris Môn Hughes-Thomas
Umpires: Panthers – Steffi Studt; Llangefni – Cerys Michael
Menai Mavericks 29-24 WaliB’s
(7-4; 14-10; 23-16; 29-24)
Although the Mavericks were always ahead in this one, WaliB’s remained in contention till the end.
After bossing the third 9-6, it looked like Menai would win more comfortably, but Wali B’s took the last 8-6 make the final score very respectable.
Players: Mavericks – Jo Harris; WaliB’s – Tania Oakshott
Umpires: Mavericks – Steph Yau Jones; WaliB’s – Betsan Gruffydd
Arfon Celts 23-21 Dyffryn Ladies
(4-3; 14-10; 17-15; 23-21)
Closest battle of the night saw the Celts show their regular ability to win tight tussles.
Celts led 14-10 at halfway, but Dyffryn took the third 5-3 to set up a tense conclusion.
That final quarter ended 6-6, so a narrow, but hard-earned win for the Celts.
Players: Celts – Lucy Harrison-Jones; Dyffryn – Elin Evans
Umpires: Celts – Lucky Harrison-Jones; Dyffryn – Tesni Haf
ADRAN 2 CYNGRHAIR GAEAF/DIVISION 2 WINTER LEAGUE – NOV 23
Pwllheli Wildcats 21-11 WaliC’s
(1-3; 10-8; 14-9; 21-11)
Leaders Wildcats maintained their 100 percent record but had to up their game in the second half to see off the determined WaliC’s.
The Pwllheli side trailed 3-1 after the first and led just 10-8 at half time.
Wildcats, now with five straight wins, won the third 4-1 and the last 7-2 to give the final outcome a more emphatic look.
Players: Wildcats – Millie Foskett Roberts; WaliC’s – Non Thomas
Umpires: Wildcats – Cet Hughes; WaliC’s – Non Thomas
Môniars 31-14 Walis Difas
(7-3; 17-6; 21-10; 31-14)
The islanders were in command of this one virtually throughout.
Players: Môniars – Charnjit Grewal; Difas – Luned Owen
Umpires: Môniars – Nell Beaton; Difas – Luned Owen
Walis Bryngoch 31-20 Porthmadog
(7-5; 18-9; 26-15; 31-20)
After a close opening session, Bryngoch went on to dominate apart from drawing the last 5-5.
Before the final quarter, however, the unbeaten Walis team were 11 goals up.
Players: Bryncoch – Ellie Gossett; Porthmadog – Debbie Brookes
Umpires: Bryncoch – Ellie Gossett; Porthmadog – Diane Williams
Celts Bach 25-6 Clwb Pêlrwyd y Cymric
(8-2; 14-4; 18-6; 25-6)
Celts Bach always had the upper hand in this match against the students.
Players and Umpires: Bach – Lucy Harrison Jones; Cymric – Heledd Davies