Charlestown Netball Association Inc.
Netball Courts - Dudley Road, near Central Charlestown Leagues Club.
PO Box 471 Charlestown 2290
Phone/fax 4943 2805.







News Archive 2009
14th December 2009.
Listed below are the finals results of the Twilight Competition.

10 Years     Winners: Twilight Storm    Runners-Up: The Sandies and Cookies n Cream
Junior Blue    Winners: Belmont Sporties Esprit    Runners-Up: The Cheers
Junior Red    Winners: Caves Beach Bolters    Runners-Up: Klovers
Intermediate    Winners: Fireworks    Runners-Up: Valo
Cadets    Winners: Ninjas and CoolRidge

Senior Red:    Winners: Cheeseburgers    Runners-Up: Zanibar
Senior Blue    Winners: J T's    Runners-Up: Spritz
Senior White    Winners: Crystalised    Runners-Up: Outrageous and Cougars

3rd November 2009. Please click here to view the proposed plans for our extension to the Clubhouse of Charlestown Netball Association. (1MB pdf)

You will note the new First Aid Room (with room to move), two new toilets, new garbage storage area, and the three roller doors so that we can pull the BBQ's to the entrances to sell the goodies.

We are hoping to have these extensions completed by June, keep your eye on this site for updates.

15th October 2009. Coaches for the 2010 Representative Season have been announced.
Opens - Rochelle Dooley
U/21's - Debbie Cowburn
U/17's - Paula Quigley and Kellie Agland
U/15's - Traci Baber
U/14's - Gail Mayers
U/13's - Kristen Weaver
U/12's - Rochelle Wallis and Kristy Smith

Saturday 5th September.
Congratulations to our Awards Winners:
Coaches Encouragement Award - Tracey Baggs - Central Leagues Club
Sportsmanship Award - Janine Holt - Central Leagues Club
Irene Murray Medal - Ashton Cary - Macquarie Effigy

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Monday 17th August 2009. Congratulations to Jade O'Malley and Jessica Blanch who both obtained their National 'C' Badge on Saturday. Well done !!

Selections for the 2010 Representative teams will take place on Sunday 14 February 2010
at Charlestown Netball Courts.
15 Years and 14 Years - 10:00am
13 Years - 12 noon     12 Years - 2:00pm
17's, 21's and Opens - 5:00pm
Closing date for nominations for Representative Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Representative Co-Ordinator is Friday 11 September 2009. Application forms are available on the Forms page.

☼  Registrations for the Twilight Competition are on Saturday 26 September 2009, 1:30pm - 3:30pm at the Clubhouse, Bula Street, Whitebridge.
The Twilight Competition runs for eight weeks and commences on Monday 19 October 2009 and concludes on Monday 7 December 2009. Cost: $25 per player.

☼  8th August 2009. The Semifinals for teams playing a 14 round competition are on next Saturday 15th August, click here for the Fixtures schedule.

5th August 2009. Nomination forms for the 2010 Hunter and Central Coast United Competition are now available, see the Hunter United page for information and closing dates.

3rd August 2009. Congratulations to all involved with the Mufti Day and I am pleased to announce that just on $3,000 was raised and will be sent to the McGrath Foundation on your behalf.
Efforts like this make us all very proud to belong to Charlestown Netball Association.

Charlestown Netball Association would like to wish all the players, coaches, assistant coaches, managers, umpires and officials all the best for the up coming State Age Championships. Good Luck !!!
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mcgrath foundation Round 13 (1st August) is our Annual Mufti Day - this year all proceeds will go to the McGrath Foundation. Players are requested to wear pink and only pink on this day. Gold coin donation for all players, with raffles and prizes all day.
Please get your team into the spirit of the day, have some fun and make money for a very worthy cause.

Sunday 2nd August. The annual Lake Macquarie Games All Age Carnival will be held on this day, commencing at 8:30am and matches will be conducted as per NSWNA Carnival rules.
For more information click here.

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4th July is the 80th Birthday of Netball NSW. We will be celebrating this day with cakes and more cakes.

10th June 2009. Congratulations to our three Representative Teams who travelled to Illawarra last weekend for the Netball NSW State Championships.
holden state championships 2009 Our U/17's and U/21's both came in 12th - a terrific effort.
Our Opens team came in 5th - losing only three games over the weekend - by a grand total of 5 goals.

Each year, the 12 finest netballers from the Open and Over 35s divisions are selected as the Netball NSW State Championship Presidentís Twelve Team.
Netball NSW selectors chose the 12 best performing netballers from across the state for season 2009 and we are thrilled to announce that Charlestown players, Amanda Cowburn, Rian O'Hara and Aime Ryan were named in the President's 12 Team.illawarra state championships 2009

Charlestown's Open team was the inaugural recipient of the Pat Weston Champions Cup.
Awarded to the top ranked team (outside region 1) in the Open Championship Division, Charlestown finished the weekend in fifth place with 19 wins from their 23 games played.
Whilst their three losses were by a cumulative five goals to Penrith (2nd), Blacktown City (4th) and Randwick (3rd), Charlestown were always a threat in the Open Division, being the only team to defeat eventual state champions, Eastwood Ryde.
Netball NSW and HOLDEN congratulate Charlestown on being the inaugural recipient of the Pat Weston Champions Cup.

The members of Charlestown Netball would like to send their congratulations and sincere thanks to all players, coaches, assistant coaches, managers, umpires, sports trainers and officials who spend many hours and hard work helping our players achieve these wonderful results.
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About Pat Weston
Patís involvement in netball spans 67 years and includes administrative roles at NSW, Association and Club level.
She was the Founding President of the Parramatta Granville Netball Association and Northern Suburbs Association, as well as President of Cobar and Tamworth Netball Associations.
A NSW team manager in 1949, Pat received her AA umpire`s badge in 1957 and her Life Membership of Netball NSW in 1978.

27th May 2009. We have big events happening later this year, so please keep these dates in mind:

netball 80th anniversary
mcgrath foundation Round 13 (1st August) is our Annual Mufti Day - this year all proceeds will go to the McGrath Foundation. Players are requested to wear pink and only pink on this day.
Gold coin donation for all players, with raffles and prizes all day.
Please get your team into the spirit of the day, have some fun and make money for a very worthy cause.

Sunday 2nd August. The annual Lake Macquarie Games All Age Carnival will be held on this day, commencing at 8:30am and matches will be conducted as per NSWNA Carnival rules. For more information and Entry forms see the Representative Teams page.

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17th May 2009. We have commenced the Macquarie Schools Competition. See Competition Results page for draw and table.

16th May 2009. Congratulations to Rebecca Cook from the Dudley/Redhead Club who was successful in gaining her National 'C' on Saturday. Well done Rebecca!!

4th May 2009. Congratulations to the players selected into the 11 Years Development Squad teams for 2009.

Minerva Bailey   Zoe Benson   Olivia Berryman
India Bignall   Emily Bird   Sasha Edwards
Dana-Mai Gibson   Tiu Holland   Ebony Hosking
Lauren Jones   Emily Keogh   Madison Kirby
Sarah-Jane Lang   Kayla Matheson-Douglas   Sarah Moore
Taylah Moore   Kirra Pryor   Amelia Rhodes
Ammie Spiers   Sarah Timbs

Coaches: Leah Smith and Elizabeth Mansfield
Assistant Coach: Sarah Cameron

27th April 2009. Congratulations to Charlestown's 2009 Open Team who won the Division 1 section, at the State League Region 2 finals day on Sunday 26 April 2009
at the Maitland Federation Centre.
Congratulation also to Charlestown's U/21's and U/17's who were both finalists in the Division 2 section at the same event. Well done!!

26th April 2009. There has been regrading of some teams over the break. Please check the new draw for your team and the time change.
Changes are in the following grades - Modified Red, Modified Blue, Cadet Red, Cadet Blue, Curves Open, Senior A, Senior B1 and Senior C.

11 Years Development Squads Selections:

Selections for Charlestown Netball Associationís 11 Years Development Squad will be held on Sunday 3 May 2009, 4:00pm at the Charlestown Netball Courts, Bula Street, Charlestown.
The Association intends to select 20 to 30 players and give these players the opportunity to be coached at a higher level.

The development squad teams selected will attend a training session once a week;
attend three local carnivals - Maitland 24 May 2009, Lakeside 21 June 2009 and Charlestown 2 August 2009.
The program will finish after the Charlestown Carnival.
We would like to invite all players who turn 11 years of age in 2009 to attend the selections on Sunday 3rd May.
Costs associated with this squad are tracksuit pants ($33), shorts ($22), shirt ($25), polar fleece jumper ($38.50) and socks ($12).
Please note this is a development squad being selected not a representative selection.

We have a new message system to let teams know if we cancel due to rain and other messages for teams.
BounceBack SMS
Text keyword; CNANETBALL to 1992 2767 to retrieve updates almost immediately.
→ → For instance, the cancellation or postponement of games due to rain. Cost to send and receive this message is 55c per SMS.

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17th April 2009. Congratulations to Colin Caddies who was awarded the honour of Life Membership at the 2009 Annual General Meeting.
The Association has a long and proud history of Life Members and Col is certainly a worthy member who has worked tirelessly for the Association. Well done Col.

24th March 2009.
The 2009 Annual General Meeting of Charlestown Netball Association Inc. will take place on Monday 6 April 2009 at 7:30pm,
followed by a presentation by Mark Glanville on 'GoodSports',
followed by the 1st General Meeting for 2009.

22nd March 2009. The draw for the 2009 Winter Competition is on the Results page.

4th March 2009. Please see Representative Teams page for the list of players selected for 2009.

2009 Representative Teams
12 Years 13 Years 14 Years 15 Years
Hannah Ashley
Callie Atkins
Savanna Bull
Chloe Di Pietro
Megan Dunford
Sophie Lanfranchi
Chey-enne Mason
Carly Shiels
Shelby Snowden
Jacqui Wrightson
Samantha Atkins
Eva Bailey
Jacquelyn Baita
Amy Borg
Melanie Dennis
Kierra Farr
Amelia Fisher
Dannielle Gee
Tara Gillogly
Hannah Lanfranchi
Sophie Buckley
Kelsey Fawkes
Tiffani Jones
Jacinta Meakes
Tiarny Neesan
Kiah Nissen
Mikaela Ryan
Erika Sanby
Taylah Tassios
Brittany Wood
Kimberley Baita
Sophie Cole
Breanna Field
Tara Godwin
Claire Hamilton
Jade O'Mally
Karlie Robards
Madeline Simon
Casey Stokes
Mereana Wilson
Coach: Jessica Agius
Assistant Coach: Rhian O'Hara
Manager: Terrie Agius
Coach: Jane Thomas
Assistant Coach: Lexi Petersen
Manager: Linda Gunness
Coach: Traci Baber
Assistant Coach: Kellie Agland
Manager: Debbie Kemp
Coach: Debbie Cowburn
Assistant Coach: Amanda Cowburn
Manager: Robyn Price

2009 Representative Teams
17 Years 21 Years Opens
Tiarne Bailey
Kate Beatty
Tiffany Cook
Tegan Dennis
Sam Maton
Natalie McCabe
Courtney McDonald
Erin Thompson
Laura van Egmond
Taylor Walsh
Ellie Collins
Kate Collins
Jessica Dorn
Sara Gilbert
Teanna Le Sage
Natalie Moore
Dominique Potter
Samantha Smit
Claire Brennan
Amanda Cowburn
Corrine Hall
Jesse Mitchell
Jenna Paton
Kimberley Ridgeway
Aimee Ryan
Kristen Weaver
Coach: Gail Mayers
Assistant Coach: Lisa Clark
Manager: Dominique Squires
Coach: Debbie Cowburn
Manager: Sue Burgess
Coach: Rochelle Dooley
Manager: Roz Richards

7th December 2008.
Due to many events being held around our selection date for Junior Representative Teams, (NSW Surf Lifesaving Championships, NSW Touch Football Championships and NSW Athletics Championships) the executive have changed the dates for selections to:
12 Years, Sunday 1 March 2009, 4:30pm.
13 Years, Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 6:30pm
14/15 Years, Wednesday, 4 March 2009, 6:30pm

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