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MCC Netball Premiers, 2011

Netball

The MCC netball team in action.

MCC Netball has had an exciting four years of competition, player development and club growth since the club’s inception in 2011.

We currently have a total of 42 playing members that make up five competitive teams, all who play in the Parkville Netball Association at the State Netball and Hockey Centre. Two teams play in the Tuesday Premier Division and three in the Monday A-Grade competition.

Teams are led by the club's Head Coach, Heather Dawkins, supported by three assistant coaches. Trainings are held each Thursday evening at Genazzano FCJ College, Kew.

The club also provides opportunities for players to connect socially via a busy event calendar, including both netball specific activities and wider MCC Sporting Section invitations.

The MCC Netball Committee's Chair is Shelley White who has held this position since 2011. Shelley heads a committee that strives to create a culture that prioritises player development and enjoyment, encouraging all members to engage with the club and it's own development.

Please see below the club's achievements over the past year:

2015 Club Achievements (YTD)

  • Premier team, MCC 1, promoted to Premier Division 1 in the Parkville Netball Association.
  • 100 game milestones achieved by two players; Annabel Cookson and Genevieve Grant.

2014 Club Achievements

  • MCC 1 won the Premier Division 2 title with an undefeated autumn season in the Parkville Netball Association.
  • 100 game milestones achieved by four players; Geri Fitzgerald, Jennifer Slater, Cassia Menkhorst and Shelley White
  • Inaugural MCC Netball Presentation night held in the MCC Committee Room in November. A highly successful event including award presentations to recognise player excellence and contributions during 2014.
  • Hong Kong Cricket Club Tour saw three teams travel to Hong Kong in March with an overall victory to MCC Netball. This tour was a huge success, both competitively and in terms of further collaboration between two reciprocal clubs.

Joining MCC Netball

If you would like to express your interest in joining MCC Netball please complete an expression of interest form and return to mccnetball@gmail.com.

Please note that only our Premier Division teams are open to players who are not MCC members.

Trials for the Spring 2015 Season will be held in April/May 2015, dates to be confirmed – please check our website closer to the date, or alternatively, submit an expression of interest above and we will be in touch within 2-3 business days.