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**Netball South AGM 2014** 

Date: Saturday 14th June 2014
Venue: The Village Hotel, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 7BF.
Time: 10:00am 

For the agenda and more information, please visit


Funding for Coaches

Are you a current or aspiring coach looking for funding to further your qualification? You may be able to apply for funding from the Gillette Great Start Programme 2014! Visit the Sports Coach UK website for more information. 

Fran Williams on stand-by for England U19s

Netball South is delighted for Fran Williams, who - at 16 years old - has been selected as the reserve defender for England's squad for the Netball Europe u19 competition next weekend.  

Fran plays her club netball for Woodley NC and in the NPL for Team South.  After playing in the NPL Tournament on 16th November 2013, Fran was invited to the National Academy camp the following weekend and, on the back of her performance, became a National Academy athlete.  
Fran was subsquently selected into the u17 squad and played every game for England at the Netball Europe u17 competition in March; she was invited to the u19 NA 2-day camp this week where the u19 squad was selected.

See the announcement of the u19 squad on the EN website

High 5s Workshop for Teachers and Coaches in Oxfordshire!

Click here for more information. 

NEW: Into Hi 5s session- Bucks

A new Into High 5s session has been added from Thursday 1st May 2014 at Chiltern Hills Academy, Chesham. For more information, please contact Geri Moore - Netball Development Community Coach. 

Sainsbury's School Games - Berkshire

The 2014 Sainsbury's School Games in Berkshire was held on 2nd April at Bradfield College. Eight schools entered the High 5 competition in the morning and eight year 7 teams played in the afternoon competition. Both were very competitive and the consensus was that everyone enjoyed themselves. Luckily the weather was on our side. The young umpires from Willink school and Theale Green School did a great job (pictured below). We want to thank them and everyone else involved in making it such a good day!


High 5 competition

Winners- St Francis

2nd- Aldryngton

3rd- Winkfield St

Year 7 competition

Winners- Ranelagh School

2nd- St Gabriels

3rd- Holt

Well done to all who were involved in the day! 

U19s Regional League - Entry Tournament 2014 - 2015

Date: Saturday 6th September and Sunday 7th Septmber 2014.
Venue: Southampton Netball Centre, Thornhill Road, Bassett, Southampton. SO16 7AY.

Please note, it depends on the number of entries as to whether the competition will run across both days.

The league will consist of the top 8 teams. Those who do not qualify will go into a seperate league (depending on numbers). NSRL will be played on a home and away basis to co-incide with the OPEN fixtures and will start on Sunday 28th September 2014.

Please click here to download the entry form. This must be returned by 1st July 2014. 

Tongham Netball Club Tournament

Tongham Netball Club are celebrating their 50th anniversary as a club and to celebrate they are holding an open tournament on Sunday 15th June 2014 in Basingstoke. Entry is £35 per team, all standards welcome. Closing date for entries is Friday 30th May.

Please click here to view the flyer or contact Kayleigh Higson, Tongham Club Chair, for more information. 


Thunderbirds Netball Club @ Mortimer Sports Weekender!

Thunderbirds Netball Club will be at the Mortimer Sports Weekender on Sunday 18th May 2014! This will be held at Willink Leisure Centre, West Berkshire. As a club, they will be offering an opportunity for local children aged from 9-17  to take part in High 5, junior netball and netball shooting competitions! Click here to view the flyer. Contact Louise Ellams, Club Chair or Sandra Timney, Junior Coach for more information. 


New Back to Netball sessions in South East Hampshire!

Every Thursday from 8pm - 9pm at Crestwood College, Eastleigh. Session start date 24th April 2014!

Mondays from 6.15pm - 7.15pm at Cams Hill School, Fareham. Session start date 12th May 2014!


Contact Debbie Laycock, Netball Development Community Coach on 07854090473 for more information about Back to Netball sessions in South East Hampshire!

Rushmoor Netball Club Open Tournament

Rushmoor Netball Club will be hosting an open tournament on Sunday 18th May 2014 at the Wavell School in Farnborough, Hampshire for ages U11, U12, U13, U14, U16 and Open. Cost of entry is £35 per team plus £35 deposit per team. Closing date for entries is the 25th April - places are limited and on a first come first serve basis. Please visit the tournaments section of the Netball South website to view the entry form.

Team South U19s NPL Cup success


Congratulations to Team South U19s NPL squad (above) who came Runners Up in the Closing Weekend Cup Competition. 

League Results

Team South


West Midlands Warriors



Team South


Loughborough Lightning



Cup Competition

Team South


Surrey Storm



Team South 


Loughborough Lightning



Team South


Surrey Storm



Team South 


Yorkshire Jets



Team South 


Manchester Thunder


FINAL - Lost

Match report to follow...

B2N Hampshire - New session added!

Area: Hayling Island

Venue: Hayling College, Church Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire. PO11 0NU
Day: Thursday
Time: 7pm - 8pm
Programme Start Date: April 24th 2014
Cost: £3 per session or £27 for 10 weeks

Contact: Emily Loftus - Netball Development Officer, Hampshire
Number: 07595086751

Woodley Netball Club - Coach Required

Woodley Netball club require a senior coach for their Bracknell & District Netball League Squads. Woodley have 4 teams in the Bracknell League; 1 in Division 1, 2 in Division 2 and 1 in Division 3. Ideally they are looking for a Level 2 coach to join the existing coaching team. Training takes place at Woodford Park in Woodley on a Wednesday evening 8pm - 9.30pm. 

For the full advert, please click here or Contact Karen Bossom for more information.  

New UKCC L1 Course Dates Released!

The review of England Netball's UKCC Level 1 courses is now complete and we are pleased to announce new dates for May - October 2014:

Date: 7th June 2014 and 28th June 2014
Venue: Rye St Antony School, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7SA

Date: 14th September and 19th October 2014
Venue: Princes Mead School, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1AN

For more information on the UKCC Level 1 courses, please visit the England Netball website by clicking here.

'C' Award Umpiring Course in Hampshire

Hampshire have organised a 'C' Award Umpiring Course to take place at Oasis Academy, Lord's Hill School in Southampton on Sunday 25th May 2014 from 10am - 4pm. The cost is £47.50 for EN and HNA affiliates, or £50 for just EN affiliates. Please email Emily Loftus for more information. You can download a booking form here

Freedom Back to Netball Team - Coach Required

Freedom B2N Team who play in the Crawley League are looking for a coach for the summer. Sessions will be held on a Wednesday evening with the potential to add other sessions. Should you be interested, please contact the south office. We can then put you in contact with the team captain to discuss the position further.


National Academy Athletes 

Congratulations to athletes from the South who were in contention at the national screening event on Saturday 22nd March 2014 at the EIS, Sheffield.  Thank you to everyone who has played a part in developing these athletes... they wouldn't be where they are without your input & support.

To view the England Netball news article, click here. 

Netball South athletes invited to the National Academy at Easter & Summer Camp, with final selection taking place at Summer Camp:
Ashleigh Dekker
Alana John
Charlotte Maxfield 
Tash Pavelin 
Elsa Wakeman
Fran Williams 

Netball South athletes selected into the National Academy Potential group to include Positional Days, Tri-regional days and possible further opportunities:
Chartie Curtis
Lucy Dicks-Ilori 

Well done to all who attended!

Goalden Globes Nominations now open!

Goalden Globe Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014 and we are pleased to announce that nominations are now open!

The Goalden Globe Awards is a collective celebration, beginning at a regional level and culminating in a glittering national awards evening, which will take place in September 2014. There are 10 categories to nominate volunteers for; you will need to decide which category your volunteer is deserving of. 

Nominations for Regional Goalden Globe Awards

Each Region will choose a regional winner for 8 of the competitive categories. The winners will be announced at the Regions Goalden Globe Awards in June 2014.

The deadline for this year’s nominations is Thursday 1st May 2014. Please send to Natasha Bilouin - or via post to Netball South, Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Bisham, Near Marlow, Bucks. SL7 1RR.

Regional winners will then be put forward for the National Award which will be announced at the National Goalden Globe Awards being held in September 2014.

The 8 categories are:

  • Grassroots Coach Award

  • Grassroots Official Award

  • Long Service Award

  • Mary Bulloch Award

  • Muriel McNally Award

  • Outstanding Club Award

  • Rose Award 

  • Teacher Award 

  • Unsung Hero Award

  • Young Volunteer Award

Please visit the England Netball page to download a nomination form.

Surrey Storm Junior Roadshow - Sunday 27th April 2014 




National Schools Finals - Aylesbury High School U14s Champions!

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to all of the teams who represented the South region at National Schools!

1st - Aylesbury High School 
4th - Wellington College

Aylesbury High School came head to head with Wellington College in the Semi-final, with Aylesbury winning 10 -8. They went on to win the tournament after beating Grammar School at Leeds 11-8 in the final. Wellington college finished 4th overall, loosing to Lady Eleanor Holles 8-10 in 3rd/4th play-off.

3rd - The Abbey School 
5th - Portsmouth Grammar School 

The Abbey School lost to Fallibroome Academy in the Semi Finals 4-11, but went on to beat Tunbridge Wells in the 3rd/4th play-off 12-8, finishing 3rd overall. Portsmouth Grammar School also finished in the top half in joint 5th position.

7th - Hurstpierpoint College
9th - Wellington College

In the U19s, both South representatives narrowly missed out on qualifying for the Semi-finals and finished in 7th and 9th place.

Well done again to all who took part in the tournament from all at Netball South!

Please click here to see the England Netball report.

National Schools Finals - South Umpires! 

Thank you and well done to all South umpires who attended the School Games in Cheshire recently: Audrey Castle, Yvonne Jamison, Emma Dell, Nikki Dewick, Nigel Gill, Alice Johnson, Chantel Moore.

An extra special thank you to those who were involved in umpiring the semi-finals and finals: Julie Arnold (Under 16 Semi Final), Elaine Holmes (Under 14 Final), Nicola Lindsay (Under 19 Semi Final), Kaz Merchant (Under 19 Semi Final), Chris Obin (Under 16 3/4 Play Off), Mark Sheen (Under 16 Semi Final), Carol Williams (Under 19 3/4 Play Off), Paul Withers (Under 14 Final). 

The South Region were able to send the highest number of umpires. Well done to all involved!



Netball South has had great success with the A Umpire Award this season with a total of five new umpires at this level:

Mark Sheen (Hants)
Christopher Obin (Berks)
Estelle Ball (Sussex)
Emma Dell (Hants)
Nikki Dewick (Oxon)

WELL DONE on behalf of all at Netball South!

CD Phoenix Sussex Netball Club - High 5 and Junior Netball Tournaments

CD Phoenix Sussex NC are hosting a High 5s Netball Tournament on Sunday 1st June 2014  for age groups U9s, U10s and U11s at G4S Netball Centre, East Grinstead Sports Club, Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex. RH194JU (TBC). Registration begins at 9am. Each team must provide an experience umpire. Closing date for entries 16th May 2014. Please click here to view the tournament information and entry form. 

CD Phoenix Sussex NC are also hosting a Junior Netball Tournament on Sunday 4th May 2014 for age groups U12s, U13s, U14s and U15s at the same venue. Regristration begins at 9am. Each team must provide a 'C' award umpire or above. Closing date for entried 18th April 2014. Please click here to view the tournament information and entry form. 

New Back to Netball Session in Oxfordshire




'C' Award Umpiring Course in Milton Keynes

North Bucks have organised a C Award Umpiring Course to take place on Saturday 26th April 2014 at Milton Keynes College from 9.30am - 4pm. The cost of this course will be £25 for those within Bucks, £35 for those outside Bucks and £15 for under 19s. For more information, please visit the officiating courses section of our website. 

New B2N Sessions in Hampshire

Please visit the Back to Netball Hampshire page to find out more information about new B2N courses running from this week until Easter!


Netball South End of Season Festival - Saturday 7th June

Netball South are pleased to announce an End of Season Festival for the following, U13, U15, Open and Masters (Over 35’s) sections open to anyone within the South Region. This event will be held outside at The Wavell School, Lynchford Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6BH. 

Each team MUST provide an umpire with a minimum of C award who isn't part of the playing squad. Entry fee £50 per team with a £15 deposit per team. Please click here for more information and to download a booking form. 


NEW - Back to Netball Sessions in South Reading

If you are over 16 and either new to netball or enjoyed it at school and would like to try it again, then this may be just for you. Back to Netball sessions are a gentle reintroduction to netball led by a coach and a great way to have fun and keep fit.
Sessions are on Thursday evenings at South Reading Leisure Centre, Northumberland Avenue, 6pm-7pm, cost £3 (or turn up at 5.30pm for an extra £1). Click here to view the flyer or contact for more information.





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Netball Talent League

The Netball Talent League is the ultimate national competition for Under 19 players. Netball South competes in this league as Team South. Find out more...

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Netball South Leagues

Netball South runs a number of Junior and Open leagues across the region. For upcoming fixtures and latest results go to our Competitions pages.

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Coming Back to Netball?

Thinking about returning to netball or starting out in the game? There are a number of courses in your area.

Latest News...

  • Fran Williams on stand-by for England U19s
    Netball South is delighted for Fran Williams, who - at 16 years old - has been selected as the reserve defender for England's squad for the Netball Europe u19 competition next weekend.
    16 Apr 2014
  • Shooting Stars Trials Information
    Shooting Stars Netball Club extends a welcome to all existing and new players to their trials for the Regional and Hampshire teams for 2014/2015 season.
    15 Apr 2014
  • Shooting Stars NC - C Award Umpire Required
    Shooting Stars Netball Club are looking for a qualified C award umpire to undertake all the umpiring for Shooting Stars in the Hampshire 2014-15 league.
    15 Apr 2014
  • Shooting Stars NC - 2 x Coaches Required
    Shooting Stars NC is looking for 2 coaches for the 2014-15 season- one to assist with development of the Regional Team and the other for the Hampshire Team.
    15 Apr 2014
  • New Into Hi 5s!
    NEW Into Hi 5 Netball starting Thurs 1st May from 5.15pm - 6.15pm @ Chiltern Hills Academy.
    14 Apr 2014

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