Boulmer falter in final quarter

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Alnwick and Boulmer Netball Club played a closely-fought match against Bedlington A.

There was little to separate the sides in the first part of the game, with both teams demonstrating clean and quick play down the court.

It was a low-scoring start and the score stood at 4-3 to Bedlington at the end of the first quarter.

The teams were equally matched during the second and third quarters with strong attacking play and excellent defence in the centre and goal thirds from both sides.

Going into the final part of the match, Bedlington were ahead 24-22.

They picked up their game and caught the Alnwick side off-guard.

Despite continuing strong play from the Alnwick team, Bedlington extended their lead and won the match 35-30.

Team: P Archer (c), H Eggleston, K Robinson, R Oldfield, H Eggleston, R Convery, S Oliver.

Player-of-the-match: Paula Archer. Alnwick and Boulmer Netball Club is sponsored by A&J Scott.