Extra-time required to decide Eastern Eyre A grade netball premiership as Kimba Districts triumph

Kimba Districts got over the line in a sensational Eastern Eyre A grade netball grand final against Eastern Ranges at Cleve on Saturday.

The showdown between the league's two best sides went down to the wire and required extra-time before the Tigers came away with a 46-42 result.

The teams finished well clear of the rest after the minor round and it was Kimba who earned a direct passage to the grand final.

Momentum went back and forth in a close encounter, with tension typical of a grand final as well as skills befitting the league's best.

With the scores locked at 39-39 at full-time, an extra period was required to decide the outcome of the premiership.

The Tigers got the jump on Eastern Ranges and having fallen by six goals in the 2019 grand final between the pair, they returned to the top step of the podium with a thrilling win.

Kimba player Shylie Harris was named the best on court.

There was further delight for the Tigers in the B grade as they defeated Eastern Ranges by 13 goals.

A strong second half performance helped them to a 39-28 result.

It was a close affair during the opening two terms, with Eastern Ranges ahead 17-15 at half-time.

From there the Tigers dominated and raced away to the premiership.

Dani Siviour of Kimba was the best on court.

New club Central Eyre United celebrated a C grade victory after a comfortable win against Kimba.

The Storm continued on from an impressive minor round to defeat the Tigers by 24 goals as it ended 52-28.

There was no stopping Central Eyre United as they were too strong across the court to pick up a premiership in their first season.

The best on court was Erin Beinke.

One of the closest matches of the day was in the C2 grand final as Eastern Ranges defeated Central Eyre United by one goal after a monumental recovery.

The Storm looked to be in control at the final break, only for Ranges to hit back for a 27-26 win.

Everything was going the way of Central Eyre United in a low-scoring encounter and they looked to have the measure of Eastern Ranges with a five-goal lead at half-time, which was extended to nine by three-quarter time.

Eastern Ranges gave it their all in the final term to claw their way back into the contest and come away with a stunning win.

Elli Schingenga was named the best on court.

In the C3 grand final it was all Eastern Ranges as they downed Kimba Districts by 18 goals.

Ranges were in command as they grabbed a 37-19 grand final victory.

Jo Turner led by example to be named the best on court.

The highest score of the day went to Central Eyre United's D grade side as they defeated Eastern Ranges 63-36.

The Storm romped to an impressive win by 27 goals.

Storm player Rebecca Sampson was named the best on court.

The E grade and E2 grade grand finals were battles between Kimba Districts and Central Eyre United, with the Tigers coming out on top in both.

Jarrah Moseby-Reed led the Tigers to a commanding 50-11 win in the E grade, while it was much closer in the E2 grade as Kimba won by one goal, 17-16.

Central Eyre United's Sophie Little was the best on court in the latter.