Netball talent on show in first round of trials

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph
Under-17s show their talent at the first round of trials.
Camera IconUnder-17s show their talent at the first round of trials. Credit: Sophia Constantine

Last Wednesday marked an important milestone for the Port Hedland Netball Association with demolition of the clubhouse at the Faye Gladstone Netball Courts starting and senior and junior players showcasing their skills at the first round of trials for the North West Championships.

Port Hedland Netball Association president Tracey Swami said although the club could not wait for the arrival for their new clubhouse, it was a sentimental moment for members.

“This has been a plan that has been four or five years in the making,” she said.

“It’s an end of an era. Some of us have been here for nine or 10 years and this has been our second home. Watching it go down was definitely mixed feelings but we’re so excited with what we’re going to get.

Ms Swami said she it was great to see an increase in teams this season and players displayed a high level of potential on the courts.

She said she was confident the teams would be competitive at this year’s championships.

The selections will be made this week after the second round of trials which are on tonight.

PHNA is currently seeking coaches,managers, umpires, and parent helpers for the the North West Championships will be held in Karratha on the weekend of June 16-18.

Inquiries can be made at info@netballporthedland.com.

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