Another promotion as Harpenden Netball Club secure the title

PUBLISHED: 00:36 15 May 2019 | UPDATED: 00:36 15 May 2019

Harpenden Netball Club made it back-to-back promotions.

Harpenden Netball Club made it back-to-back promotions.

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Promotion last year for Harpenden Netball Club was just the starter as they delivered the main course in this campaign - the East Regional Division Three title.

Tom Bender in action for St Albans City. Picture: Karyn HaddonTom Bender in action for St Albans City. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Four successive wins opened the season with a 64-22 win over MK Netters the standout result.

And they would only lose once, to rivals Hatfield Magpies, with the crown being secured with a game to spare.

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The meanest defence in the league was backed up by one of the most prolific in front of the net, scoring 759 goals throughout the season.

Scott Shulton in action for St Albans City. Picture: DANNY LOOScott Shulton in action for St Albans City. Picture: DANNY LOO

Player of the season, Abbie Edwards, said: "It's always a great feeling to get player of the match but I couldn't get that without a whole team effort.

"It is a pleasure to play with such a hardworking group and seeing that pay off with another promotion."

And the team's sponsors, The Carpenters Arms in Southdown, is where the trophy is displayed.

They will now play in Division Two, the highest level in the club's history.

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