Central Coast Heart took out the 2018 Netball NSW Premier League Opens title after a pulsating 60-55 win over ERNA Hawks at the Genea Netball Centre on Wednesday 26 September.
The Heart became the third team to have its name etched on the Premier League trophy after Sutherland Stingrays won the inaugural competition in 2016 and Manly Warringah Sapphires were victorious last year.
A big first quarter was the key to the win, and while ERNA came close to levelling matters late in the forth quarter,
After a fantastic third season, the 2018 Netball NSW Premier League draws to a close at the Genea Netball Centre with the Opens Grand Final.
Having finished first and second on the regular season ladder, ERNA Hawks and Central Coast Heart really have been the standout sides of this year’s Opens competition.
ERNA, who were crowned Minor Premiers after 14 rounds of action, only dropped two games in the round robin on their way to winning 12 of 14 games.