NETTLEBED Stingers have won Division Two of the Maidenhead District Netball League despite a 29-26 defeat against Risers on Tuesday.

The Stingers started the game at Kidwells Park strongly and led 8-5 at the end of the first quarter, but Risers pulled it back in the second period to take a one-goal advantage into half-time.

Risers pulled further ahead in the third quarter and kept the lead in final period but, despite the defeat, Nettlebed Stingers will be promoted as champions.

Sharks led Flyers by two goals in the first quarter but, at half-time, Flyers had reversed the difference.

Sharks took command in the third period and scored 12 goals while reducing Flyers to just three for a 36-24 victory.

Firebirds were too strong for Henley, leading 11-6 at half-time and stretching the advantage in the last two quarters for a 24-12 win.

There was only one game played in Division Three and it saw Crazies beat Langley Netball Club Sapphires 44-9.

Langley unfortunately lost a player to injury in the first quarter and had to play the rest of the game with only six. Crazies dominated throughout with some great shooting with a final score of 44-9.