THERE was a full evening of drama in the Premier Division of the Maidenhead District Netball League on Monday.

League leaders and defending champions


had to battle through Angels while dealing with the loss of Natalie Hatchard due to serious injury.

Windsor kept their cool throughout the disrupted first quarter and took a four goal advantage at the first whistle.

The defensive effort of the table toppers kept the Angels shooters quite, with 21 points being their lowest scoring total of the season.

Windsor continued to push forward to run out 29-21 winners and remain top of the table, one point ahead of Business Moves in second place.

The league's thoughts are with Hatchard and we wish her a speedy recovery.

Business Moves were hoping to keep up the pressure on Windsor in their match against fourth-in-the-table

Blue Swifts


Possession netball dominated the first quarter with the Swifts opening up a two-goal advantage, which they took into the second half of the match.

Business Moves rallied and pulled the deficit back in the third quarter however, taking a slender one goal lead.

With every point valuable at this stage in the season, both teams opened up to take the win but the shooting of Business Moves prevailed and they took the game 31-29.

The two teams bottom of the league took each other on in the shape of Scotch and Sevens.

Scotch steamed ahead in the first quarter, a lead that was maintained and slowly increased in each period, taking the win 39-27.

B52's leapfrogged Mavericks into seventh place in the table after grinding out a 41-28 victory, while Phoenix Pinkz were unlucky in their 33-31 defeat to Pandair.