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Thinking about becoming an umpire?

By |September 5th, 2023|Categories: Medway Netball League News|

Becoming a netball umpire is a rewarding way to get involved in the sport and contribute to its smooth and fair execution. Here are the steps to become a netball umpire: Understand the Game: Start by having a deep understanding of the rules, regulations, and mechanics of netball. Study the [...]

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Wellbeing – Netball Nutrition

By |September 5th, 2023|Categories: Medway Netball League News|

A healthy diet for a netballer, or any athlete, is crucial for providing the energy, nutrients, and hydration needed to perform at their best, recover effectively, and maintain overall health. Here's a guideline for a balanced and nutritionally sound diet for a netballer: 1. Carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are the primary source [...]

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International Womens Day

By |March 7th, 2023|Categories: Medway Netball League News|

International Womens Day - Wednesday 8th March On International Women's day, we celebrate the inspirational founder of the Medway Netball League, Pam Woolmer. In 1954 Pam gathered some friends and neighbours to a village hall in Cuxton and there started the Medway and Maidstone Netball league ( Later to [...]

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MNL Celebrate their Jubilee

By |April 11th, 1979|Categories: History of Medway Netball League|

The Medway Netball League celebrated their Jubilee on the 11th April 1979 at the Casino Sports Hall, Chatham. From left to right : Wendy Williams, Tom Molony, Gloria Davies, Peggy (?), Frances Bilney, Pam Woolmer (Founder), Deidre Leeming, (?), (?), Jan Bracey, Jean Waite, Tina Head.

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MNL make the Guinness Book of Records

By |January 1st, 1972|Categories: History of Medway Netball League, Medway Netball League News|

Medway Netball League achieved a Marathon Record for playing non-stop competitive netball for 54 hours in 1972 breaking the previous record by 6 hours. 3,820 goals were scored – averaging nearly 3 goals a minute! Play started at 11 pm on Friday 27th October and finished at 4 am on [...]

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Medway Netball league was founded in 1954

By |June 11th, 1954|Categories: History of Medway Netball League|

The Medway Netball League was founded on one evening in 1954 at Cuxton Village Hall by Pam Woolmer. From that first evening attended by Pam’s friends and neighbours, six teams were formed. The league has grown from those 6 teams in 1954 to 48 adult teams competing across 6 divisions in [...]

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