The Forbes Netball Association U17 representative team competed with success at the HART Senior State Titles on the June long weekend.
The Forbes U17 team includes Fiona Howarth (C), Iesha Sinclair (VC), Elsa Cusack, Aurella White, Lauren Bate, Georgia Warren, Lilly Mitchell, Mia Marjoram, Ella Higgins, Amy Cusack. Coach Robyn Kenny, Manager Deb Bate and Primary Carer Bec Howarth.
The team finished third on the point score ladder, just three points behind winners West Wyalong, and one point behind second placed Narrandera.
The Forbes representatives played at the Camden Netball Association courts on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, in the U17 division.
The team has been training together for four months, coming together every week in Forbes, and also attending all the regional training carnivals for vital match practice.
The team received many compliments from the umpires who were officiating their games. The girls were often congratulated for their sportsmanship, and fair play, and their high standard, and skill level.
The team played six games each day, over the three days of competition.
Day one saw the Forbes girls easily defeating Goulburn, Narrabri, Glen Innes, Cessnock and a tight game against Narrandera winning by three goals, with a loss to West Wyalong.
Day two also saw good wins against Ulladulla, Scone and an exciting come back to draw against Kurri Kurri after being down by six goals at the half time break.
Day three supporters again saw exciting netball played by the Forbes team, with four wins, and finishing the championships strongly by defeating Scone by a goal and then Kurri Kurri by seven goals.
The Forbes community should be very proud of the netballers who represented our town, who all displayed outstanding sportsmanship, team work and also played at a high level of skilled netball.