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    Netball players wanted

    Oct 02, 2013

    MCC Netball is pleased to advise that expressions of interest for the 2014 Parkville Netball Competition Autumn Season are now open.

    The aim of MCC Netball is to provide opportunities for members to play sport as part of the MCC, and also now for non-members to play in a higher competition.

    We encourage players interested in participating both socially and competitively to register for our October trials, dates and venues indicated below.

    Please note that selection for Tuesday’s Premier Division team is open to all players, both MCC members and non-members.

    An MCC membership is required to participate in teams in lower competition grades.

    Trial dates and venues

    Round 1 Trials
    Sunday October 13
    10.00am – 12.00pm
    Carlton Baths, 248 Rathdowne St, Carlton.

    Round 2 Trials
    Sunday October 20
    10.00am – 12.00pm
    Carlton Baths, 248 Rathdowne St, Carlton.

    How to Register

    To register your attendance or for further information, please contact MCC Netball at mccnetball@gmail.com.