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Volunteering Opportunity

England netball are looking for volunteers to help recruit and induct more volunteers into netball. For information on the role, please click here If you’d like to put yourself forward please email Zoe Mitchell on zoe.mitchell@englandnetball.co.uk, by Sunday 12th July.

ESSEX MET AGM: 8 JULY 2020

ESSEX MET AGM: 8 JULY 2020

The Essex Met Annual General Meeting will take place on 8 July at 8.15pm via Zoom (or at Redbridge Sports Centre). Papers for the meeting can be read and downloaded via the links below: Agenda, previous AGM minutes & committee reports Main League 2019-2020 results Junior League 2019-2020, under 11, 12 & 13 results Junior League 2019-2020, under

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Officiating Statement from Netball Europe (20th April 2020)

COVID-19 and Implications of Qualification Timescales Whilst the situation with COVID-19 remains uncertain we are unable to provide any firm update regarding the expiry dates of written assessments and associated deadlines with Pre and Final Practical assessments. The NE Officiating group is currently undertaking a consultation as to what any potential extension will look like

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Help Us Discover Essex Met’s History

Help Us Discover Essex Met’s History

We have established a new team to collate the history of Essex Metropolitan Netball Association for future and past players to share and enjoy. Part of the history is of Clubs past and present that have participated in the league. That is where we would like Clubs to join us in this exciting venture! We

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Safeguarding & Child Protection Course

Thursday 23rd April 2020 at Redbridge Leisure Centre, Forest Road, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 3HD (Jean Brown Indoor Arena Cafe) This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in

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Squad announcement

Congratulations to the athletes selected for the Essex County Academy in Partnership with London Pulse. Details can be found here

Junior League & Schools Secretary Vacancy

Junior League & Schools Secretary Vacancy

Essex Met is looking for a new Junior League & Schools Secretary Owing to the current secretary relocating, the role of Junior League & Schools Secretary is now available. An overview of the role is listed below: Responsibilities Administer the Essex Met Junior League Receive communications from teams, complaints, re-arrangement requests etc and reply to

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Rita Shea (1939-2019)

Rita Shea (1939-2019)

Essex Metropolitan Netball Association is saddened to advise of the death of its former Chairman, Rita Shea. Rita died on 31 October at Ravenscourt Nursing Home, peacefully after a short illness. Rita was Chairman of Essex Met for over 30 years, making her the (or one of the) longest-serving Chairman in England. She had previously

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AGM Agenda & Reports 2018-2019

AGM Agenda & Reports 2018-2019

The Essex Met AGM is taking place at Redbridge on Wednesday 3 July at 8.15pm. Refreshments will be provided and Kirsty Herbert, the new Essex Met Netball Development Officer will be giving a presentation on the new affiliation / membership process which is launching imminently. The full agenda and end of season committee reports can

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INF Rules: Expected Application of Game Management

INF Rules: Expected Application of Game Management

The Rules of the game state that Netball is an exciting, fast and skilful game of fair contest, which should be played with the core values of equal opportunity, fair play and respect for an opponent’s skill and safety. New INF rules on expected application of game management can be found here.

Have you tried Walking Netball?

Have you tried Walking Netball?

Walking Netball is a slower version of the game; it is netball, but at a walking pace. The game has been designed so that anyone can play it regardless of age or fitness level. From those who have dropped out of the sport they love due to serious injury, to those who believed they had hung

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Essex Met Supports Young Netballers

Essex Met Supports Young Netballers

Essex Met is proud to be providing funding support for two of our County’s promising young athletes. Jasmin Odeogberin (aged 17) is a regular player for Essex Open and Funmi Fadoju (aged 15) plays for New Campbell, both also play for London Pulse. Commenting on her netball journey Jasmin (left) said: “I have played for

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Social Netball – New Players Welcome

Social Netball – New Players Welcome

OPA Netball Club – Plaistow, Newham – Contact: opa_netball_club@hotmail.com   HighamSparks Netball Team – Chingford, Waltham Forest Contact: highamsparksnc@gmail.com   Contact development@essexmet.co.uk for more information.  

Walking netball

Walking netball

Have you tried walking netball? It’s a great way to get involved in the game & keep fit! And now there are classes four days a week! So what are you waiting for?    

**Junior League Volunteer Vacancy**

**Junior League Volunteer Vacancy**

Essex Met Netball would like to recruit a new Junior League Volunteer. If you would like to discuss the position, please contact Pat; chair@essexmet.co.uk

Sitting Netball Shoots and Scores

Sitting Netball Shoots and Scores

London Sport’s Sitting Netball programme uses the power of sport to engage and bring about positive change in the mental wellbeing of elderly care home residents. London Sport’s Sitting Netball programme is a static, simpler version of the original game that takes place in residential care homes. Practising basic ball skills, residents take it in

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Walking Netball

Walking Netball

Walking Netball There are now more sessions of walking netball available in Essex now. To find out more please click here Walking Netball has evolved from a growing demand for walking sports. Often, one of netball’s strengths is that people never forget playing the sport and the memories as well as the love for the

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