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Thevenard has suffered a first Far West netball A grade defeat of the season as Ceduna enjoyed a 30-goal win on Saturday.

The Blues gained a measure of revenge for last season's grand final defeat with a 65-35 victory.

Both came into the match with a number of injuries, with the Magpies presenting a new team to the court but adapting well.

The Blues came out fighting and with the addition of height into their goal circle they thrived.

It was a battle throughout the game, however Ceduna were too strong and came away with a comfortable win.

Casey Grenfell starred for Ceduna, while Molly Inglis played well for the Magpies.

Western United had little trouble in defeating Koonibba by 50 goals, picking up a second win of the campaign with a 70-20 result.

Ceduna also celebrated a B grade success as it beat Thevenard 60-24.

Rebekah Zadow starred in the 36-goal win which continued a winning opening to the 2019 season for the Blues.

Ceduna proved too strong as while Thevenard showed some good patches, Ceduna's attacking players did their job expertly.

The other match saw Western United down Koonibba by 24 goals, winning 57-33.

In the C grade, Thevenard beat Ceduna by 11 goals.

After a draw a week earlier, the Magpies maintained their unbeaten start with a 53-42 result.

The experience of Thevenard took on a youthful Ceduna outfit, with both teams taking time to settle.

Thevy led by two goals at the first break and their experience was able to capitalise on turnovers and strong rebounds to extend the lead to eight goals by half-time.

The third quarter saw a determined Blues outfit and their fitness worked in their favour to reduce the deficit by one goal at the final break.

A closely-contested fourth quarter saw many turnovers by both teams, with Thevenard able to hold its lead at the final whistle.

Sarah Moscos was impressive for the Magpies, while Ceduna player Cobie Polman-Short played well.

Western United cruised to an 83-27 win over Koonibba.

The D grade contest between Thevenard and Ceduna ended in a 39-39 draw.

Both teams started the season with a win and loss apiece, and from the first whistle played consistently well.

That carried through the four quarters and good defending and shooting from both sides meant they could not be separated.

Thevenard's Emma Simpson did her part for the team, with Nicole Ettridge shining for Ceduna.

Western United defeated Koonibba via a forfeit.

Junior A action saw Thevenard ease to a 64-19 win over Ceduna.

A great game was had by all and there was plenty of effort shown, but the Magpies had too much for Ceduna.

Western United emerged victorious against Koonibba by nine goals.

Kira Mahar was the best on court as the Tigers enjoyed a 40-31 win.

Both sides were competitive through the first quarter and there was only one goal between them at the break.

Westies steadied to extend the lead to six by half-time, however Koonibba put the pressure on in the third term and managed to reduce the lead by five.

Both teams continued to fight hard, but the Tigers stretched the lead to finish with a nine-goal success.

Thevenard grabbed the points in the Junior B with a 22-4 result against Ceduna.

The 18-goal success was a first for the season for Thevy.

The girls on both teams played a great game, especially in the final quarter when the rain came down.

Koonibba defeated Western United by 25 goals in the other match.

The Roosters are the only team in the division to maintain a perfect record after three games thanks to their 38-13 victory.

Both teams played well from the opening whistle, however Koonibba was able to capitalise on many turnovers to outscore the Tigers.

The visitors then managed to hold on to their lead for the rest of the game.

Tahnee McLaughlin and Lira Brooks impressed.

In a low scoring Junior C match, Ceduna defeated Thevenard 5-2.

An even start saw the first goal being scored well into the first quarter.

Both teams were defensively tight, with the ball going up and down the court to make for a very close game which saw the Blues come out on top by three goals.

Westies defeated Koonibba 1 via a forfeit.