A three-goal deficit turned into a 25-goal win for The Bubz in their Friday night Northland premier netball clash against Naumai at Whangārei Girls' High School.

Defence was the key on the night in the 65-40 Bubz win as neither shooting end was very strong to begin with. Bubz defenders, Alisha Takimoana and Sue-Ann Nesbit, worked well together and effectively cancelled out Naumai's threat at their attacking end.

The Bubz were their own worst enemies in the first quarter as poor connections between the mid-court and shooting circle meant a lot of their possession was wasted. Naumai went into the