The Gloucestershire County Netball Association (GCNA) was first set up in 1956, with the aim of setting up a formal structure for netball competition within the county.
We administer netball in Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cirencester, Stroud, The Forest and surrounding areas.
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As part of the GCNA Coach Development Programme, a group of coaches were treated to a Defending Master Class delivered by England Netball Level 3 Tutor and Ex England U21's Coach, Denise Egan, at Severn Vale School in Gloucester. The session was hosted by Gloucester Ladies Netball Club, who enjoyed Denise's creative coaching whilst watched by a number of the County's coaches.
Defending Master Class was the third in a series of five observed sessions, being supported by Active Gloucestershire. The fourth session willl be led by Dr Anita Navin, on Monday, December 1st, entitled 'Knowing What Move To Do When and the Importance of Ball Side'.
Organiser of the event, coaching secretary, Katie Noonan was very pleased with session and the number of coaches attending, she advises all those interested in the next event in December to book with her now. email@example.com
We are pleased to announce the third and fourth sessions in our Coach Education Program.
Please read on for details of The Defending Masterclass with Denise Egan. This will be followed in December with an attacking themed session 'Knowing What Move To Do When and the Importance of Ball Side'. This session will be led by Dr Anita Navin.
As a county we are exceptionally luck to be able to share the coaching expertise of these two coaches. Both have International and Superleague coaching honours and a breadth of knowledge.
The organisers of the 2015 School Games, Active Gloucestershire, are looking for positive and motivated volunteers, aged 14+ to support the event next year.
Netball is one of the sports played which attracks strong competition across the county each year.
Deadline date for applications is October 24th,
Volunteers will be required to attend a training day at Hartpury College on Saturday 22nd of November.
for more information contact kirs...@activegloucestershire.org
The county under 16 tournament was held on Sunday 28th September at Bentham between 8 teams from across the county. This year it was used to determine placement of teams into either Division 1 and 2 for the season proper. The tournament was won by Hucclecote Jaguars, with Old Chelts B finishing as runners-up.
Full tournament results are available for download. The composition of the two divisions will be:
|Division 1||Division 2|
|Hucclecote Jaguars||Glos Ladies|
|Old Chelts B||Challengers|
|Stroud A||Tommies B|
|Cirencester A||Cirencester B|
|Stroud B||U14 tournament winners|
|Old Chelts C||U14 tournament runners-up|
In addition the play-off match between Hucclecote Panthers and Old Chelts A was played to determine the county placings for the Regional League which starts in October. Hucclecote Panthers won and go through to represent Gloucestershire as county winners, with Old Chelts going through as runners-up.
The results of the divisional tournaments held at Bentham on 13th and 14th September 2014:
Premier Division/Division 1
Winners - Challengers Rockets
Runners Up - Randwick Embers
Winners - Upton Ladies
Runners Up - Bishops Cleeve Fillies Force
Winners - Old Chelts Jets
Runners Up - Challengers Comets