Forbes Netball | A boys only Gala Day will be held on Friday, March 22

The netball courts have come to life with teams competing in the mixed and ladies night competitions.

The netball courts have come to life with teams competing in the mixed and ladies night competitions.

The Forbes netball courts came to life last week, when the teams took the courts for the mixed and ladies night competitions.

There were some great games of netball played, with lots of action on all the courts.

Boys Gala Day

A boys only Gala Day will be held on Friday, March 22 from 3.30pm till 6pm. Boys will be taught about the skills of netball, and how to play games.

The Gala Day is free, and all participants will receive a free netball, courtesy of Forbes Netball Association. Saturday Junior Mixed Netball Gala Day.

The Saturday Junior Mixed Netball competition will start on Saturday March 23, with a Gala Day, from 10 am till 12 noon. Ages for the Gala Day is 9/10 years to under 15.

Boys and girls will be placed into teams for games on the day. Volunteer help will be needed for umpiring and coaching junior teams.

Please email Secretary Melissa on secretary.forbesnetball@gmail.com if you are able to help on the day, and/or during the season. Help with registrations will be given on the day.

All boys and girls are to have completed, by the Gala Day, a form to nominate a friend to play with in a team. Teams will be finalised after the Gala Day.

Come and Try Day

A Come and try day will be held on Saturday March 16, from 10am till 12noon. Ages for the Come and Try day are NetSetGo to under 15 years. All boys and girls that have played netball, and any new players are to come to the netball courts for some fun and excitement of the great game of netball.

Susan Pettitt clinics

Forbes clinics on Sunday March 17. The clinics are for boys and girls. Places are limited, and close on March 14. Details of the clinics are on Forbes Netball Facebook.

Susan has been an Australian goal shooting representative, and will bring lots of new and fun skills for the boys and girls to enjoy in her clinics.

Draw for Wednesday March 13

Ladies competition

  • 6 pm crt 4 Stingers versus Tyrepower (Marg Spackman/Robyn Kenny)
  • 6 pm crt 5 Ruff-Nek versus Postie Hotel (Carmen Stephens/RBCC-1 umpire)
  • 8 pm crt 4 Trundle Hotel versus Bits & Pieces (Robyn Kenny/Jack Piercy)
  • 8 pm crt 5 Forbes Engineering versus Hughes & Co (Hannah Staines/Marg Spackman)
  • bye-Marist

Mixed competition

  • 7 pm crt 4 Van Hotel versus RBCC (Marg Spackman/Stingers-1 umpire)
  • 7 pm crt 5 Straya Mate versus Sweaty Betty’s (Hannah Staines/Forbes Engineering-1 umpire)
  • 7 pm crt 6 Aggies versus Red Hot Chilli Netters (Robyn Kenny/Postie Hotel-1 umpire)
  • bye NSG to Postie