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Netball Rep Team

The England Colleges National Netball teams have been operating for over 15 years providing a unique and exciting opportunity for talented female netballers to perform at international level representing their country through 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.

The England Colleges National Netball teams have been operating for over 15 years providing a unique and exciting opportunity for talented female netballers to perform at international level representing their country through 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.

2021-22 England Colleges netball trials

Trial Information

Players were 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 through our Naqoda site via their Club Administrator from September 2021 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 2021-22.

The closing date for nominations was Monday, 11 October. The final trials were on Thursday, 4 November from 12-4pm and 5 November 2021 from 10-3pm at the David Ross Centre, Nottingham University, where a maximum of 22 players were 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.

2021-22 England College Netball Squad

Following a successful trial we are pleased to announce the 2021-22 squad:

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National Staff

left to right: Alisah Gardener, Julie Kimber & Emily Cowell image
left to right: Alisah Gardener, Julie Kimber & Emily Cowell

Julie Kimber – Head Coach

Alisha Gardener – Assistant Coach

Emily Cowell – Assistant Coach

Trials and Fixtures

Date: Thursday, 4 November and Friday, 5 November 2021 (Trials)
Venue: David Ross Centre, Nottingham University

Date: Saturday, 18 December and Sunday, 19 December 2021
Venue:
Sunderland
Fixtures & Match Report:
Match Report available here.
AoC National College Netball 1 vs Riverside U17 Win 87-27
AoC National College Netball 2 vs North East Regional U19 Win 56-52


Date: Saturday, 22 January and Sunday, 23 January 2022
Venue: Preston, Lancashire
Saturday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Thunder U19 lost 43-67
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Thunder U17 lost 34-63
Sunday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Blackpool lost 40-42
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Chester lost 38-52

Date: Saturday, 12 February and Sunday, 13 February 2022
Venue: NI Belfast
Saturday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Northern Ireland U21 won 61-47
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Northern Ireland U21 lost 29-40
Sunday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Northern Ireland Seniors lost 34-40
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Northern Ireland University won 73-23

Date: Saturday, 12 March and Sunday, 13 March 2022
Venue: Gloucester
Saturday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs BUCS National 2nds Squad lost 47-78
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs BUCS National 1st Squad lost 32-87
Sunday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Gloucester University 1st Squad won 55-28
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Gloucester University 2nd Squad lost 45-49

Date: Saturday, 30 April and Sunday, 1 May 2022
Venue: Wales
Fixtures: Welsh Colleges National squad
Saturday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Wales U19 won 58-27
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Wales U17 won 60-22
Sunday Fixtures:
AoC National Colleges Netball 1 vs Wales U17 won 47-31
AoC National Colleges Netball 2 vs Wales U19 won 47-35


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