LAWN A kept their place at the top of the Division One table in the Swindon & District Netball League with a 56-33 win over Burmah A.

Lawn got off to a strong start and scored from the first centre pass turnover. They continued to apply pressure throughout the game, scoring from the many interceptions throughout the court.

Royal Wootton Bassett A are setting the pace in Division Three and were 42-23 winners over Faringdon in their latest contest.

The match was close throughout the first half, with lots of turnovers on each side, but Bassett produced a strong defensive effort over the second half to claim the win.

Bottom side Moredon B remain on just win this season after going down 50-26 at Lawn D.

A depleted team meant for a slow first quarter but Lawn soon gained momentum and were able to pull ahead as they turned interceptions to goals. Strong defensive work in the circle allowed Lawn to continue this pattern and pull away for a big win.

Bassett are also leading the way in Division Four, with their B team defeating Coleview 34-24

The game was tough throughout as Coleview applied pressure to the Bassett shooters but the leaders dug deep to take the win.

Bassett’s C team compete in the same division and downed Jets B 52-21 in their most recent match.

Bassett maintained the lead throughout the match thanks to brilliant teamwork across all areas of the court.

Division Five leaders Lawn E suffered their first defeat of the season when they went down 32-22 at the hands of Pinehurst C.

Lawn gave their all against more experience opponents but strong defensive work across the court allowed Pinehurst to win by 10 goals.

Delta Reds got the better of a close contest against Fairford C, taking the spoils 42-39.

In an even game, Delta made the better start to end the first quarter four goals to the good. The second quarter belonged to Fairford and good work by their shooters brought them back within one goal of Delta at half-time.

Heading into the final quarter, Delta had increased their lead to two and although Fairford battled back to level the scores, Delta saw off the danger and a late surge sealed their win.

At regional level, Pinehurst suffered a 59-44 defeat against Crossbow.

Pinehurst started slowly and trailed 17-6 at the end of the first quarter. Crossbow’s defence was physical and proved a challenge for Pinehurst in the first 30 minutes.

After a tough first half, Pinehurst went on to win the second half thanks to a strong defensive performance and some clever attacking play.

Unfortunately, it was a case of too little, too late as Crossbow used the momentum they had built up at the start of the game to carry them through to victory at the final whistle.