Congratulations to Angela Armstrong-Lush who has been appointed umpiring duties at the upcoming Pacific Netball Series to be held in Samoa at the start of June.

Congratualtions to Waimarama Taumaunu who won the Te Maru o Tumatauenga - Maori Sports Coach of the Year for 2012.

Sport Bay of Plenty would like to invite all Year 7 and Year 8 students to register to compete at the NZCT AIMS Games International Sporting Championships held in Tauranga.

Coach Janine Southby named the 12-strong squad on Friday after a 10-day camp in Auckland at the end of January. Versatile Silver Ferns midcourter Kayla Cullen heads a strong New Zealand under-21 team to contest the world youth championships in Glasgow in August.

Netball New Zealand has announced the 12 girls selected in the 2013 New Zealand Secondary Schools (NZSS) Netball Team that will represent New Zealand at the Trans-Tasman Secondary Schools Netball Tournament, a competition that is based in New Zealand and Australia on alternate years, and will be held in Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre from the 27th - 30th May, 2013.

ANZ is right behind the game - and those people who make netball what it is. That’s why ANZ is awarding a total of $100,000 in grants to help schools, clubs, teams and fans with whatever they need get more from the game this season.

NetballSmart resources are available to all players, coaches and umpires free of charge and may be requested at any stage throughout the year.