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    Netball players wanted

    Dec 07, 2011

    The MCC is holding a second round of netball trials for interested members to join the autumn netball competition at Parkville Netball Association.

    There are currently three netball teams participating in the spring competition, playing in Divisions A1, A4 and C1 on Monday nights.

    In 2012, the club is hoping to expand on these teams and is calling for expressions of interest from members.

    Trials will be held on Thursday December 15 at the State Netball and Hockey Centre (10 Brens Drive, Parkville, show court 1) from 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

    Members must register their interest before the day, and can do so by contacting Phoebe McWilliams at phoebem@mcc.org.au or 9657 8985.