Get Back to Netball in Cirencester

Back to Netball

Thinking of getting back into Netball? Or want to try it for the first time? Enjoyed playing netball at school? Stopped playing and would love to start again? Looking for a fun, new activity?... Why not try Back to Netball

Where: Sports Hall, Cirencester Kingshill School, Cirencester GL7 1HS
When: Wednesday evenings 8pm – 9pm for 10 weeks, starting 18th September 2013
Coach: Julie Andrews
Contact: Karen Briars 01451 798139 / 07724 723893

England Netball's Back to Netball provides a gentle introduction to the sport for female players. It doesn't matter if you have never played before, sessions are coach led and cover basic skill development and court play. The emphasis of these sessions is on learning new skills and having fun by playing Netball with friends.

Whether it is about rediscovering sporting abilities you forgot you had or about getting active again, these sessions cater for all abilities. Get fit, have fun and make friends through Back to Netball!

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Stroud based Netball Coach recognised at Regional Awards

Wendy Chandler and the other nominees

On Sunday 14th July Wendy Chandler, Stroud Ladies Netball Club's Junior Head Coach, was awarded the Grassroots Coach Award 2013 at the Netball South West's Goalden Globe Awards 2013, held at Taunton School.

The prestigious award was in recognition of Wendy's undeniable commitment to setting up and sustaining Stroud Ladies NC's junior section. In just three seasons, the junior section has grown to over 50 members and Wendy's ever present figure at training sessions and on the side-lines has helped teams produce their best ever results this season.

Summer Netball Camps for Juniors

Netball Summer Camps are being held at Prior Park Preparatory School, Cricklade for 12-15 year old girls on 19-21 August, run by Gilly Salter, and Year 4-6 girls on 29-30 August, run by Katie Noonan.

Gilly is an ex England Netball U23 captain and is a Talent & Performance coach/scout for England Netball. Katie is a Level 3 coach and one of Gloucestershire's leading coaches, coaching at County and Regional level. 

For further details and entry forms contact Natalie Stone on 01793 754413 or email:

Pre-season fitness circuits in Tewkesbury

Challengers Netball Club

Challengers Netball Club are running pre-season fitness circuits in Tewkesbury on Wednesday eveings this July and August, open to anyone!

Dates: Wednesdays - 24th & 31st July; 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th August
Time: 6.30-7.30pm
Cost: £1.50, open to all
Venue: Tewkesbury School

For more information, please contact Challengers Netball Club.

Ashton Keynes Primary School are crowned School Games County High 5 Champions

Ashton Keynes Primary School are crowned School Games County High 5 Champions

Gloucestershire's School Games County High 5 Netball Final took place on Friday 14th June at Cheltenham College. Each of the five district winners and runners up came together to compete in the Final.

Ashton Keynes Primary School, representing the Cotswold district, were the runners up of their group round so progressed through to the semi finals. There they met King's Junior School (winners of the other group round) and won 2-1, qualifying them for the final against Leckhampton Primary School.

Ashton Keynes beat Leckhampton 3-2 in a nail biting final to be crowed the School Games County High 5 Champions 2013.

Julie Andrews, Team Manger of Ashton Keynes High 5 Netball Club, said: "I'm very proud of the girls performance, they're committed, very talented and have a great sense of sportsmanship and maturity which makes them a joy to coach.

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