It was a great day for Gloucestershire Netball's volunteers on Sunday 6th July in Taunton where Claire Hopkinson and Barb Warburton won their respective categories at the Regional Goalden Globes Awards - the Mary Bulloch Award and the Grass Roots Officials Award. Also nominated for awards were Susan Lee (Muriel McNally Award), Janet Cole & Debbie Abbott (Unsung Hero Award) and Randwick Netball club (Outstanding Club Award).
"This is welcome acknowledgment of the hard work of all the netball volunteers in the county and we are so pleased for Barb and Claire who have made a huge contribution to Netball in the county", says Lesley Thomas, Chair of Gloucestershire Netball. Claire and Barb now go forward to the national awards ceremony in September - good luck ladies!
If you are interested in volunteering in any aspect of Netball please email us via the Contact Us page.
Come and support your local team next Thursday 10th July @ Cheltenham College Sports Centre, Thirlestaine Road, Cheltenham at 7.30 pm & see how they fare against the 6th ranked team in the world!
There will be a small charge of £2 entry with all funds raised going to the Malawi squad to assist their Commonwealth Games costs.
The chance to work with top coaches Anita Navin and Denise Egan at a coaches' workshop based around the Wales v Malawi friendly match - preparation for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, at the University of Gloucestershire on Monday 7th July.
SUCCESSFUL OBSERVATION IS KEY TO COACHING - Game principles and counteracting the opponents in a variety of scenarios will be the focus. The workshop will include tutoring pre, during and after the practice match
The University of Gloucestershire are hosting the Malawi Netball squad ahead of the Commonweatlh Games, and are excited to announce that there will be a warm-up fixture between England and Malawi on Saturday 5th July at GL1, Gloucester on Sat 5th July starting at 2.30pm. Tickets are £5 each - see attached flyer for further details.
England Netball are excited to announce the launch of their Netball Youth Camps this summer. When they spoke to junior netballers they said they wanted more opportunities to play netball during the summer holidays, so England Netball have designed these camps to do just that!
The camps are non-residential holiday camps designed for 9-11 year olds or 11-16 year olds providing 'Nothing but Netball'; including top quality coaching, fun netball activities and even an opportunity to meet and be inspired by an England player. If you are a junior netball lover (or the parent of one!) these are an unmissable summer holiday activity!
There will be more than 20 camps across the country.