Netball Rep Team
The AoC National Colleges Netball team have been operating for over 20 years providing a unique and exciting opportunity for talented hockey players to play both domestic and international fixtures.
The team is made up of the finest athletes who meet up for intensive weekend training sessions and play several matches throughout the year against teams such as Northern Ireland National Squads, Netball Scotland National Squads, NSL and NPL squads. For further information please click here.
How to join the team
Players: Players are considered across AoC Sport member colleges and associates through a two-day trial process in November. To attend, students must be nominated by their institution who must be a member or associate of AoC Sport in order for student nominations to be accepted. Nominations open in September, if you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff: If you are interested in joining the volunteer staff team please contact our email@example.com with your CV and details on how you could contribute to the England Colleges programme.
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2023-24 England Colleges netball trials
Players are considered across the AoC Sport membership through a two-day trial process. All AoC Sport members and associates are encouraged to nominate players for the national netball team from September until the closing date.
In order to nominate you must be able to fully complete the nominated player’s representative level, preferred positions and club side. Players must have or still play at county, regional or national level to be considered. Before nominating please ensure your players can meet the netball player selection criteria 2023-24.
The closing date for nominations is Monday, 30 October. There is a maximum of 120 players who can attend the trials, if we are oversubscribed we will shortlist using the information given in the nomination form, so please ensure you fully complete the form. If we are oversubscribed then we will have a waiting list in case of any withdrawals. The final trials will be held on Thursday, 23 November from 12-4pm and 24 November 2023 from 10-3pm at the University Of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus, where a maximum of 22 players will be selected.
All players attending the final trial needed to attend on both days to be considered and pay £20 to attend. If you have any questions regarding the netball representative trials, please contact Vanessa Bowen.
2023-24 England Colleges Netball Squad
Following a successful trial, we are pleased to announce the 2023-24 squad:
Julie Kimber – Head Coach
Shannon Smith - Assistant Coach
Darcey Parr - Assistant Coach
Trials & Fixtures
Date: Thursday & Friday, 23 & 24 November 2023
Venue: University Of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus
Date: Saturday & Sunday, 13 & 14 January 2024
Venue: Sunderland, Beacon of Lights
Date: Saturday & Sunday, 10 & 11 February 2024
Venue: Northern Ireland
Date: Saturday & Sunday, 23 & 24 March 2024
Date: Saturday & Sunday, 27 & 28 April 2024
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