2017 Yr 9 Rep Information

PLEASE NOTE - 2017 is the first year Netball Wellington Centre will be running Year 9 trials.  We shall look to select one team of up to 12 players and dependent on depth of talent possibly a second team of up to 12 players.  

Netball Wellington Centre are pleased to confirm the following Year 9 representative team management appointments for our 2017 season:

NWC Year 9 Black Lead Coach – Bubs Reweti
NWC Year 9 Black Assistant Coach – TBC
NWC Year 9 Black Manager – TBC

In the instance there is sufficient Year 9 talent available come trial time we may decide there is a need to select a second Year 9 Development team.

NWC Year 9 Gold Lead Coach – TBC
NWC Year 9 Gold Assistant Coach – TBC
NWC Year 9 Gold Manager – TBC

Names of players successfully selected in the 2017 Netball Wellington Centre Year 9 Representative Team/s will be posted below along with their affiliated school/club.



Year 9 Representative player commitments
some dates are still to be confirmed, possibility for further dates to be added
Trialists are expected to review ALL commitment dates and must commit to attending ALL training and tournament dates for the duration of their rep campaign.

Year 9 Trials:
Held outdoors at the Hataitai Netball Courts
Sunday 2nd April 2017 from 10.00am to 12.00pm
Wednesday 5th April 2017 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Sunday 9th April 2017 from 10.00am to 12.00pm
Wednesday 12th April 2017 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Potential for one trial date to be held indoors at ASB Sports Centre (TBA).
It is strongly recommended that trialists be available to attend ALL trials.
Exemptions can be granted where a valid reason is provided in advance at the time
of trial registration.

Trial dates and information shall be promoted via email distributed to previous trial attendees, via School Sports Coordinators and Netball Club Captains.  Please keep an eye on our website at www.netballwellington.co.nz and "Like" our Facebook page to stay up to date.  If you wish to be added to our mailing list so as to be included in our mail-out once registrations open please advise your email address and age level to ndo@netballwellington.co.nz

Eligibility criteria
To represent Netball Wellington Centre, players must:

  • Year 9 as at the 1st of January 2017
  • currently be registered, fully financial (all prior fees paid) and actively playing for a current school or club affiliated to our Netball Wellington Centre Winter Competition played at the ASB Sports Centre or Hataitai Netball Courts.
  • Players must trial for their affiliated netball centre in the first instance.  If following non-selection players wish to make themselves available to trial for an alternative netball centre, dispensation must be granted from your existing netball centre before being allowed to trial/play for Netball Wellington Centre.
  • In the instance where your affiliated netball centre decides not to enter its own age grade team players are then permitted to trial for Netball Wellington Centre provided they first gain dispensation from their affiliated centre.  Please email ndo@netballwellington.co.nz to discuss further.  Please find a dispensation form attached at the bottom of this page - one for those wishing to be released from NWC to trial for another Centre and one for players affiliated to other Centres wishing to be considered for NWC trials.

All trialists are required to submit a nomination form prior to attending the trials. 
Trialists are encouraged to self-nominate or can be nominated by their Parent/Coach/Sport Coordinator with the player's knowledge and permission.

Please take care to submit completed forms by Year 9 Rep Nominations close 12pm Friday 31st March 2017.
Late registrations may be accepted at the discretion of Netball Wellington Centre in consultation with the Lead Coach.
We welcome all hopeful trialists and look forward to seeing your talent on display in 2017!

Year 9 trainings traditionally held Sunday morning 10.00am-12.00pm and either Tuesday evenings 6.00pm-8.00pm or if two teams selected there may be the possibility training will be moved to Wednesday evenings 6pm-8pm.  Held at the Hataitai Netball Courts – some flexibility for change
possible and final decision will be advised as soon as able.

All parents/guardians are invited to attend a Player & Parent Induction on first training day from 6.00pm to 6.20pm delivered by Netball Wellington Centre.  An opportunity for parents to meet Team Management and ask any questions while completing necessary consent forms.  Date yet to be set - parents will be advised after final team selection.

Following final team selection Team Manager/s will be in touch with all team members via email to confirm further details.  All team members are asked to please make every effort to attend trainings whether injured or otherwise as it is important to bond with the team and take on board team strategy you can still learn from the sideline.  Please remember to advise your Team Manager whether you are/are not available to attend trainings along with keeping them up to date on any injury notifications throughout the rep season.

Tournament Dates:
Marjorie Jenden Tournament
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th June 2017 - hosted by Netball Kapiti in Paraparaumu.  Both teams to attend.

Betty Steffensen Tournament
Sunday 11th June 2017 – held in Palmerston North. 
Both teams to attend.

Netball Wanganui Combined Tournament
Sunday 18th June 2017 –  held in Wanganui. 
In the instance there is enough talent to select a Year 9 Development Team they may attend this tournament.  Not attended by 1st Team.

Molly Dorne Tournament
Sunday 25th June 2017 -held in Levin. 
Both teams to attend.

North Island U15 Championships
Sunday 9th to Tuesday 11th July 2017 – held in New Plymouth. 
Attended by 1st Team only. 
Travel dates: depart Saturday 8th, return Tuesday 11th July.

Other possible rep team fundraising commitments:
• Gold Coin Days – Saturday 27th May & Saturday 24th June 2017 – collections at ASB Sports Centre venue.
• Netball Wellington Centre will book and front promotion for Movie Night or Quiz Night fundraising ventures - successfully selected players will be asked to fully support these ventures by selling tickets and promoting amongst their family and friends.
• Netball Wellington Centre may arrange other fundraising ventures such as chocolate sales or raffles on behalf of its teams - successfully selected players will be asked to fully support these ventures by selling tickets and promoting amongst their family and friends.


For further information phone or to be placed on our mailing list to receive notification once online registrations open please contact our Netball Development Officer via email to ndo@netballwellington.co.nz or phone (04) 387 6011.


(page updated 22 December 2016)

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