NETBALL: Nationwide steal the win in thriller
6:00am Wednesday 6th March 2013 in Latest News
NATIONWIDE A beat Pinehurst A by a single goal to win a hotly contested Swindon & District League Division One clash 39-38.
The victory moves the visitors to within a single point of fourth place in the table, following Raychem A’s 58-50 loss at home to Moredon.
Delta Reds are hot on the heels of Nationwide after upsetting second placed Park A to win 47-42, while Lawn A beat Fairford A 41-34.
In the battle of the bottom two, Croft A beat Burmah A 37-26 to move seven points clear of their rivals at the foot of the division.
There was a shock at the top of Division Two as Corsham got the better of leaders Moredon B to earn a 46-42 success to move them to within nine points of top spot in third.
Abbey Meads B stay second thanks to a 34-30 win over Delta Reds B, while Pinehurst C edged Burmah 39-37.
In Division Three, leaders Fairford B were not in action, and both Abbey Meads C and Croft B took advantage to claim victories over Abbey Meads D and Thames A which move them to within one point of the summit.
Nationwide C are still the clear leaders of Division Four after beating Croft C 42-28, and in Division Five both Burmah D and Croft D won to stay locked on 62 points at the top of the league.