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.

Bateman and Per Ardua wins for Hucclecote Tornadoes and Upton Ladies

Upton Ladies, Per Ardua winners 2013

Hucclecote Tornadoes and Upton Ladies were both victorious in a busy day of netball cup finals at Bentham on Saturday 20 April.

In the final of the Gloucestershire Bateman Shield, Tornadoes beat Survivors 63-53 in a closely fought match.

The Tornadoes squad is made up of Under-16 players and also included Under-13 player Jane Taylor. They are fresh from finishing as runners up in the South West Under-16 regional finals in Plymouth last weekend, making them among the top 18 teams in their age group in the country.

Reminder: proposals and nominations for the AGM

This year's Annual General Meeting of the Gloucestershire County Netball Association will take place on Wednesday 22 May.

What is the AGM about?

  • To review the financial situation of the County Association
  • To review the main activities during the season
  • To give clubs the opportunity to have their say; this is done by clubs submitting proposals for rule changes (or suggestions about the County's approach)
  • To nominate members of the Management Group into post

SportBeat Festival, Gloucester 5th-7th July

Sportbeat: Music & Sport Festival July 5-7, Gloucester 2013

Sportbeat in association with Gloucestershire Netball would like to invite your club to enter a team or teams into a 2 day tournament, on July 5th-7th. The tournament will be part of the Sportbeat Festival of Sports, Music and Family Fun to be held at Oxstalls Sports Park, Plock Court.

There will be amazing event throughout the Festival weekend including national/local live music, family entertainment, rugby sevens, summer clash (cross-fit), wheelchair rugby, camping, partying, quality food and so much more.

Festival team entry

We would love you to support this event as proceeds will go towards the start-up of a "Little League" in our County and also the Carly Taylor Trust to help former-Gloucestershire player Carly with her rehabilitation.

The entry fee for the tournament is based on 10 people, and in addition to the entry includes a weekend all access pass to the Festival itself making it really good value for money!

Normal ticket prices are £50 whereas a team entry for 10 players is £300 making a saving of £20 per person!

There are three categroies of competition:

  • Challenge Cup (competitive)
  • Social Shield (for fun)
  • Mixed Bag (up to 3 men)

More information and team entry

Schools Tournament

On Friday 5 July, from 2pm-5pm we are also holding netball tournaments for school teams in Year groups 7, 8 and 9 and would like to invite the county's schools to send one or even more than one netball team to represent them.

Entry will be FREE for all school teams and the members of the winning team in each age group will each receive a free weekend family pass to the festival on Saturday and Sunday.

Information letter
School team entry form

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