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    Netball players wanted

    Oct 12, 2012

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

    There are currently five netball teams participating in the spring competition, playing in Premier Division 4, A2, A5, C1 and C3 on Monday and Tuesday nights.

    Trials for the 2013 Parkville Netball Competition Autumn Season will be held over two dates:

    Trial 1 - Thursday October 18, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
    Trial 2 - Thursday October 25, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

    Both trials will be held at Melbourne Girls Grammar School, 86 Anderson Street, South Yarra.

    Members must register their interest before the day, and can do so by contacting mccnetball@gmail.com.