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GENERAL NEWS
We would like to remind all members of our association - be they players, coaches, managers or spectators – that negative comments and inappropriate language both on and off the court will not be tolerated under any circumstances. As members of our local sporting community, we pride ourselves on fostering a positive environment where our players, volunteers and supporters can feel safe and respected. We thank you for your continued cooperation.

STATE LEAGUE
Our association would like to wish our State League team good luck for their second round this weekend in Casino. The first game will commence at 10:00am against Casino, followed by a second game playing Lower Clarence and a final round against Ballina. The final will be played between the overall winners of these games in the same afternoon. Hopefully fitness and skill will get this team over the line to take out The Far North Coast region for the third year in a row. Feel free to come support our team at the Casino Sports Complex and witness some great games of netball!

 2016 Susan Pratley Netball Clinic
Susan has been conducting clinics throughout NSW for the past 12 years. She has coached over 9,000 children the skills of netball. The SP netball clinics are designed to encourage kids to have a go, enjoy their netball and inspire them to work hard and believe their dream of playing for Australia can become a reality. World Champion Netballer Susan Pratley holds Netball Clinics in regional centres across NSW. The clinics are designed to develop the netball skills of young girls and boys with an emphasis on having fun. This clinic will take place Saturday, August 6 and will be open for ages 6-14 years, from 2pm - 5pm. If you are interested in participating in this worthwhile program, please visit us in the control building of a Saturday in order to register. The payment of $50 per child will be required at the time of registration due to limited spots available, so be sure to get in fast!

COACHING NEWS
To all interested new coaches the foundation course is now online http://netball.com.au/get-involved/coaching/accreditation-2/. For more information please contact Kim Blinman (0427 646 933).

UMPIRE NEWS
The umpire rule books have finally arrived and are available at the control building on Saturdays at a price of $15.

NET ED WORKSHOPS
Lismore & District Netball Association is hosting our Regional NetEd program on 23 and 24 July 2016. Registrations are now open on the Netball NSW website. The two day program focusses on Umpiring and Coaching both practical and theory education.
All workshop participants must be registered members of their local State/Territory Netball Association to register, participants must register and pay via the Netball NSW online store.
Registrations will close on the Monday prior to the course date. Coaches please ensure you bring your Accreditation updating book as attendance provides points towards maintaining accreditation. For anyone interested please contact Kim Blinman 0427646933 for coaching or Alex Moar 0417431343 for umpiring.

 REPRESENTATIVE NEWS
Our 15yrs representative team is also hosting their own fundraiser on Saturday May 28 to help fund their trip to Wollongong for the State Age Championships this year. There will be a barbeque with the regular menu of sausage sandwiches, bacon and egg rolls, and kebabs as well as a variety of cakes and slices. Our teams appreciate every bit of support offered by our netball community as they prepare for this year’s Championships.

 

 

 

CLUB CONTACT DETAILS

Rhinos: Sandra Hastings - sjhastings7@yahoo.com.au
City Club: Cate - cmwauchope@gmail.com
SSB or CVAS: Mandy Searle - mandymum7@hotmail.com
Grafton High: Mel Firth - melissa.firth@rms.nsw.gov.au or Mob 0417433498
Northside: Annette Lloyd - icsamuel@bigpond.com or mob 0429948622
Tucabia: Cindy Grant- 0414828566 or tucabianetball@hotmail.com
Grafton Redmen: Michelle Call - meish33@hotmail.com or 0438424398, and Sarah Templeton - saraht@westlawn.com.au or 0411631216

 

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DATES 2016
May
1st
- Casino 12yrs - Open Rep Carnival

8th - Mothers Day
15th - Brunswick/Byron 12yrs - Open Rep Carnival
16th - Monthly Meeting
22nd - Lismore 12yrs - Open Rep Carnival
29th - Casino State League (Round 2 and Finals)

June
5th
- Lower Clarence 12yrs - 15yrs Rep Carnival

        Macleay 12yrs - 15yrs Rep Carnival
11th/13th - State Championships (Newcastle)
19th - Ballina 12yrs - 15yrs Rep Carnival
20th - Monthly Meeting

July
2nd/4th
- State Age Championships (Illawarra)

18th - Monthly Meeting

August
7th - Grafton All Age Carnival
15th - Monthly Meeting
21st - Regional Meeting (Casino)

September
3rd - Semi Finals
10th - Finals
17th - Grandfinals
19th - Monthly Meeting

October
17th - Grafton Annual Meeting