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Juniors flock to Kojonup for fun of Set and Go carnival, senior games return to Katanning in round two

Tina BriscoeGreat Southern Herald
Katanning Netball Association representatives at the junior carnival.
Camera IconKatanning Netball Association representatives at the junior carnival. Credit: Tina Briscoe

The Kojonup Netball Association had a massive turnout from surrounding regions for the junior carnival at its new courts on Sunday.

Two divisions of Set and Go were played, with Katanning sending one Set team and two Go teams.

Ongerup, Narrikup, Albany and Kojonup and Katanning all joined together with the kids to share an amazing event.

Netball WA Great Southern helped co-ordinate the event, along with Kojonup Netball Association.

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Great Southern RASP athletes attended the event to do some training and skill work with all the teams before games started.

Throughout the carnival RASP athletes guided the juniors on court as their skills were progressing.

As scores are not something that get recorded for awards at the end of the day, there were other small fun competitions to be a part of and the Katanning Go team won the best hairstyles for the carnival.

Everyone was back in Katanning for round two on Saturday.

The day started with juniors filling the courts with four teams from the Katanning district and two from Kojonup.

Seniors had all four courts full steam in the afternoon with eight games played.

In the A and A-reserves games, Te Taitonga 1 tested Dumbleyung 1 all game, with Te Taitonga coming out winners 46-32.

Cardinals Force gave Olympians 1 a good run for their money but Olympians 1 were too strong winning 63-22.

Kojonup and Allstars had a big round with both clubs having two teams competing against each other. Kojonup 1 found their groove early on and defeated Allstars 2, 57-27.

However Allstars 1 turned the tables and finished winners 57-22 against Kojonup 2.

There was some strong competition in the B and C-grade, Kojonup 3 snaring a win over Cardinals Phoenix, 37-29.

Allstars 3 were rearing to go against Olympians 2, however in a tight game Allstars 3 came out on top 31-25.

Cardinals Fever had their first game of the season after an opening round bye and dominated to win 43-25 against Dumbleyung 2.

Olympians 3 and Te Taitonga 2 went goal-for-goal but in the end Olympians 3 scraped through by a a goal.

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