Netball club still shooting stars

DENTON Netball Club may not be able to play or even train, but that has not stopped them doing their bit for the community.

For players and coaches have rallied round and helped out foodbanks as they try to keep people fed during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Firstly, it was over to Tameside’s oldest in Haughton Green, where coaches Dawn Day and Luan Caldwell were joined by players from the club’s Lightning side Evie and Teigan to drop off much needed supplies after they heard hoe it was in need.

Then it was over to the Trussell Trust, based at Hattersley Baptist Church, which is closer to where they go to school at Alder Community High, to deliver a generous contribution of food and toiletries.
Denton Netball Club’s efforts on the court saw its first team in the Manchester Evening Netball League stay in its Division One.

Following a committee meeting, information from England Netball and Government guidelines it was decided to end the 2019-2020 season.

It was also decided an average point system will be used, leaving Denton’s firsts safe from relegation.

The second team, however, suffered heartache in Division Four as it was judged to have finished third, just six points behind Dominoes, who were promoted behind winners Tameside Under-15s.

Junior sides, however, tasted success in the Stockport Sport For All Winter League, with Denton Thunderstorms taking the silver medal in Division Two of the school years seven and eight competition.

In Division Three, Denton Snowflakes picked up a similar honour.

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