Hitchin charity netball tournament raises £2,600 for good causes

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

A charity netball tournament in Hitchin has raised more than £2,600 for two good causes.

benecosMavericks coach Mary Waya presents the trophy to Response Personnel Cup winners Hurley's BG.

benecosMavericks coach Mary Waya presents the trophy to Response Personnel Cup winners Hurley's BG. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

The tournament on Saturday, organised by Anna Roberts and Aimee McGrath and held at The Priory School, brought in cash for the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity and Hitchin-based charity Lifegeta, which helps people with life-changing acquired conditions.

benecosMavericks coach Mary Waya presents the trophy to Purley's Plate winners Jimmy's Angels. Pictu

benecosMavericks coach Mary Waya presents the trophy to Purley's Plate winners Jimmy's Angels. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Malawian netball player Mary Waya, who coaches he Hatfield-based Benecos Mavericks, presented the winners with their trophies.

benecosMavericks coach Mary Waya presents the trophy to Bartram Timber Trophy winners the hubsters.

benecosMavericks coach Mary Waya presents the trophy to Bartram Timber Trophy winners the hubsters. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Hurley’s Ball Grabbers won the Response Personnel Cup, Jimmy’s Angels won Purly’s Plate, and The Hubsters won the Bartram Timber Trophy.

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

The annual tournament, which started with eight teams in 2012, had 25 sides take part this year.

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN


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Aimee said she and Anna would like to thank everyone involved – players, umpires, volunteers, sponsors and raffle prize donors – as well as The Priory School for providing its courts.

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Response Personnel Cup. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Purley Plate. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Purley Plate. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Purley Plate. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Purley Plate. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Purley Plate. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

Action from the final of the Purley Plate. Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN - Credit: Picture: CALLUM ALLCOCK-GREEN

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