A large contingent of the South West’s best netballers were among hundreds that flocked to Perth during the WA Day long weekend to compete in a tournament. The 2022 Fuel 2 Go & Play Association Championships were held at the Matthews Netball Centre during the WA Day long weekend, with teams from all over Perth, the South West and other parts of the State competing. The South West had plenty of representation, with teams from Bunbury, Eaton, Busselton, Leschenault, Manjimup, Margaret River, Bridgetown and Collie making their way to Perth to compete in various divisions from Open to 12/U Mixed. During the tournament, Bunbury Netball Association president Graham Jones received a Netball WA Service to Netball award for more than 30 years of dedication to the sport. In the Open competitions, Eaton faced some tough competition in division one, managing a 16-all draw with Albany and later defeating them 21-15 during the finals. Bunbury managed three wins in division two and Manjimup pulled off a stunning 24-20 win over Belmont in the midst of stiff competition in division four. In the No Limits mixed competition, Leschenault faced off against some strong teams within the Green division but managed a 10-4 win over Fremantle. Bunbury had a great run in the Masters competition, racking up four wins and a draw to reach the grand final, but fell short to Peel 22-19. The Bridgetown Lads had a tough debut run in the Senior Men’s competition but held their own against the likes of Arks, Tui Mai Warriors and NTONW. In the 20 & Under competitions, Eaton managed a solid run in division two with a 3-3 record but faced tough competition in division three, falling just short to the likes of Northam and Success. In the 16 & Under competitions, Busselton had a tough run in division one, Eaton pulled off an undefeated streak during their run in division four but fell just short to Perth 21-19 in the grand final and Bunbury faced tough competition in division five but pulled off a 14-12 over Mandurah. Margaret River made a grand final appearance in division six gold with a 5-1 record while Bridgetown and Leschenault enjoyed solid runs, Bunbury had a tough run in division six green, Collie managed a 2-3 run in division six white and Eaton managed a 15-11 win over South Midlands during the finals. In the 14 & Under competitions, Busselton managed a 3-4 record in their division three run while Bunbury fell just short against some strong competition, Eaton had a solid run in division four with a 3-2-1 record and Leschenault and Bridgetown both managed a win each in division five. Margaret River pulled off a perfect undefeated run to take out division six gold over the likes of Leschenault and Bridgetown, and Eaton fell short to Narrogin & Districts in the division six green grand final. In the 13 & Under competitions, Bunbury managed a 2-4-1 record in division two, Busselton pulled off a 3-4 record in division three, Leschenault managed two wins and a draw in division four and Bunbury managed a 1-5 record. Eaton and Margaret River both finished with a 1-3-1 record in division six, and Collie took out division seven after holding off Leschenault 20-17 in the grand final. In the 12 & Under mixed competitions, Bunbury pulled off a 2-4-1 record in division one, Busselton faced tough competition in division two, Busselton and Bunbury fought hard but fell short in division four and Leschenault managed three wins in division five. Eaton managed a 12-4 win over Belmont, Eaton and Collie faced strong competition in division six gold, and Manjimup, Margaret River, Bridgetown and Leschenault all had solid runs in division six green.