Denbigh High teams are set to defend their titles in the ISSA Rural Area senior and junior netball competition. The senior champions disposed of first time semi-finalist Porus High 46-28 in Tuesday's semi-finals at GC Foster College. Denbigh led 11-6 in the first quarter, a lead they would maintain heading into the half time break at 22-16 and extended it to 33-22 at the end of the third quarter before closing out the easy victory.
Meanwhile, in the all Manchester battle, favourites Holmwood Technical crushed Manchester High 54-21 to book their place in the final. Holmwood took a 16-6 first quarter lead, before closing out the half 27-12. They ended the third quarter 35-19.
Meanwhile, Denbigh are into their third straight junior final. In the first quarter, they led Manchester High 9- 7 and 18 - 10 at halftime. Holding an 8 goal lead entering the final quarter, Denbigh came away 32 - 23 winners.
In the other match-up, Glenmuir also secured their place in the final. The first time finalists brushed aside Green Pond after leading all quarters 8-5, 16-8, 30-14 and rounding out the contest 39-23. The finals will be contested on December 5.