Warragamba Wins Netball Club of the Year


Warragamba Netball Club were recently announced as the winner of the ‘2018 Cathy Ormerod Netball Club of the Year’ by Penrith District Netball Association (PDNA). The award was presented during the PDNA Awards night held on the 28th September at Panthers Leagues Club. The award recognised Warragamba Netball Club for its significant contributions to the Associations: membership; growth and maintenance; general cooperation of the club; its executive activities; and its general improvements and progress of the club.

The award culminated in a tremendous 2018 season for Warragamba Netball Club with 97 junior members and 45 senior players. Players aged 5 to 9 in Four Net-Set-Go teams made and nurtured friendships, while they learned and developed skills in readiness for competitive grades. The seven competitive junior teams were all successful in demonstrating fair play, team work and improvement in their game. Moreover, premierships were achieved by the 17A, 13B, and 12B teams. Five senior teams were outstanding with a premiership achieved by the B7 team ‘Mistys’ and grand finalists by the B5 ‘Blue Tongues’.

“The 2018 Warragamba committee sincerely thank the contributions from all current players, umpires, coaches, families, carers and supporters and acknowledge this award belongs to all who participated in an exemplary manner that was recognised by Penrith, during the 2018 Winter Competition.

Furthermore, the committee humbly recognise the dedicated work by previous committees whose efforts have provided a trajectory of improvement for the current committee to continue” said the Committee.

Warragamba Netball Club strives to provide the local community and its surrounding neighbours a safe and inclusive environment in which players of all abilities are welcomed.

The Club currently has nine teams participating in the PDNA Summer Competition and it looks forward to the 2019 Winter Season; welcoming new and returning players, umpires, coaches and managers.

For enquiries about the local club, visit http://warragambanc.nsw.netball.com.au/. You can also follow them on Facebook – Warragamba Netball Club.

^ L-R: Club Vice President Michelle Holdsworth and Club President Bern Finn with the award | Image: Warragamba Netball Club

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