Dates: Monday 11 April – Saturday 16 April
Venue: State Netball Centre, 200 Selby St, Jolimont
Entry: Championship Pass (allows entry to every day of the Championships) | Adults $60, Concession $40, Children 4 and under FREE
Entry: Day Pass (allows entry to both sessions on day) | Adults $15, Concession $10, Children 4 and under FREE
View the 2016 17U & 19U NNC Draw.
Tickets can be purchased at the door from Sunday April 10.


FINALS DAY
17U COMPETITON
Western Australia (38) def Australian Capital Territory (8)

19U COMPETITION 
Western Australia (34) def by South Australia (47)

Western Australia has finished 5th in the 17U competition and 4th in the 19U competition at the National Netball Championships at the State Netball Centre in Perth. 

Young gun 17U defender Olivia Lewis was awarded the MVP for the tournament. 

The 17U team secured 5th place after beating the Australian Capital Territory 38-8. 

Amber Clemesha was on fire shooting 23/26 (88%). 

The 19U went down to South Australia in the play off for third, 47-34. 

Sophie Garbin was again in good form shooting 23/27 (85%), while Morgan Millar missed just one shot all day ending up 9/10 (90%). 

WA’s umpiring talent was also on display on finals day with Andrea Paini umpiring the third place playoff in the 17U competition, while Christine Johnston umpired the 19U Grand Final.


DAY FIVE
17U COMPETITION
Western Australia (32) def Northern Territory (16)

19U COMPETITION
Western Australia (25) def by Victoria (35)

Western Australia’s 19U side will play off for third place after going down to Victoria in the semi final of the National Netball Championships, 35-25.

WA started the match strongly, before Victoria hit their stride in the second quarter pulling out to a six goal lead at the main break.

From there, Victoria never looked back opening up the margin to seven at the final change.

Shooter Sophie Garbin was again in good form, while Zoe Fisher and Natalie Bright were solid in defence.

It was a stark improvement on the round robin match between the sides, with WA going down 34-13 in that match.

The side will play the winner of New South Wales and South Australia, tomorrow at 10.30am.

The 17U side will play in the 5th v 6th play off tomorrow after defeating the Northern Territory 32-16 today.

Shooters Caitlyn Brown 14/16 (88%) and Mia Judkins 10/12 (84%) led the way for the side.

The team will take on ACT after they defeated Tasmania today.

This game will preface the 19U match, with first centre pass at 9.15am.

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DAY FOUR
17U COMPETITION
Western Australia (39) def by Queensland (32)

19U COMPETITION
Western Australia (40) def Northern Territory (25)

Western Australia’s 19U side will face Victoria for a place in the Grand Final, after finishing fourth at the end of the preliminary rounds at the 19U & 17U National Netball Championships in Perth.

The winner of the semi final will meet the winner of South Australia v New South Wales in the Grand Final.

WA met Victoria yesterday as part of the round robin tournament, which they lost 34-13.

19U shooter Sophie Garbin has had an excellent tournament so far, shooting 100/120 (83%) at 16.7 goals per match, the highest average in the competition.

Her accuracy has also proven to be a strong point, with her 83% conversion rate the highest shooting percentage of any shooter who has taken more than 100 shots.

The 17U side will take on the Northern Territory tomorrow, with the winner of the semi-final to take on the winner of Tasmania v the Australian Capital Territory for the 5th place play off on Saturday.

The side gallantly went down to Queensland, 39-32, in their final match of the round robin tournament, finishing 5th on the ladder, just one point behind New South Wales.

WA took a one-goal lead into the final change before a 13-goal final term from Queensland saw them secure 4th place on the ladder, and a spot in finals.

Shooter Alkira Rodney was one of the most consistent players for WA throughout the tournament, shooting 99/112 (82%).

The 19U side will take the court at the State Netball Centre at 3.30pm against Victoria tomorrow, with fans encouraged to arrive early to secure a seat.

The 17U side will take the court at the State Netball Centre at 9.00am against the Northern Territory tomorrow, with fans encouraged to come down early and support the team.

Tickets can be purchased at the door and are valid for both sessions, and are just $15 for adults, $10 for concession, while children under 4 are FREE.

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DAY THREE
17U COMPETITION
Western Australia (22) def by Victoria (36)
Western Australia (27) def Australian Capital Territory (20)

19U COMPETITION
Western Australia (35) def Queensland (30)
Western Australia (13) def by Victoria (34)

Western Australia is just one win away from a finals berth in both the 17U and 19U competition at the National Netball Championships in Perth.

The 17U team take on Queensland in a must win game tomorrow, while the 19U side take on the Northern Territory, who currently sit winless.

The day started in the best way possible for the 19U side, defeating Queensland 35-30, with Sophie Garbin once again leading from the front under the goal post, shooting 25/30 (84%).

However, the team hit a hurdle late in the day, falling to an undefeated Victorian side, 34-13.

The 17U side also fell to Victoria, 36-22, however bounced back against the Australian Capital Territory.

The 27-20 win over the ACT kept WA’s finals hopes alive.

The 17U side takes on Queensland tomorrow at 12.45pm, while the 19U side takes on the Northern Territory at 12.15pm.


DAY TWO
17U COMPETITION
Western Australia (25) drew with South Australia (25)
Western Australia (28) def Tasmania (14)

19U COMPETITION
Western Australia (36) def Tasmania (25)
Western Australia (31) def by South Australia (38)

Western Australia’s 17U State Team has gone through Day 2 of the National Netball Championships undefeated, while the 19U team recorded a win and a loss.

The 17U side played out a thrilling 25-25 draw against South Australia in their first match of the day, with shooter Alkira Rodney scoring a last second goal to ensure the sides split the points.

Rodney finished the match shooting 17/21 (81%), while Amber Clemesha added 8/11 (73%).

Later in the day, WA beat Tasmania 28-14 to move into the top four, with two days of competition remaining before finals.

In the 19U competition, WA started their day in the best way possible, securing an 11-goal win over Tasmania, 36-25.

Western Australia applied strong pressure across the court, allowing just eight goals in the first half, while Shooter Rose Aryang ended the match shooting 27/31 (88%).

In the late match, WA fell to South Australia in a tightly contested match, 38-31.

The sides were level heading into the final quarter, however 13 goals in the last term saw the South Australians get over the line.

Sophie Garbin was again in good form shooting 22/25 (88%), while the side sits fourth on the ladder.

In the 17U competition tomorrow, WA takes on the Australian Capital Territory and Queensland, while the 19U side takes on Queensland and Victoria.


DAY ONE
17U COMPETITION
Western Australia (24) def by New South Wales (28)
Western Australia (35) def Northern Territory (10)

19U COMPETITION
Western Australia (46) def Australian Capital Territory (27)
Western Australia (33) drew with New South Wales (33)

Western Australia has recorded strong starts in both the 17U & 19U National Netball Championships at the State Netball Centre in Perth, with both sides recording wins on Day 1 of the week-long competition.

The 19U side got their Championships off to the perfect start with with a 19-goal victory over the Australian Capital Territory, 46-27.

Shooter Sophie Garbin didn’t miss a beat, shooting 25/28 (90%), while defender Natalie Bright produced a stellar game and made shooting difficult for the ACT.

In one of the final matches of the night, the 19U side played out a thrilling 33-33 draw with New South Wales.

WA trailed by five goals at the final change before a 10 goal to five final term erased the deficit to move the hosts into second place on goal difference.

In Round 2 of the 17U competition, Western Australia recording a big win over the Northern Territory, 35-10.

Shooter Alkira Rodney was on fire, shooting at 15/16 (94%), while Caitlyn Brown, Amber Clemesha and Mia Judkins all contributed to WA’s goal tally.

Earlier in the day, the 17U charged home against New South Wales, however fell just short going down, 28-24.

The West Australians trailed 25-14 at the final change, but a 10-goal to three final term saw the margin reduced to just four goals.

The 17U side sits 4th on the ladder, just goal difference behind 2nd placed South Australia and 3rd placed Queensland.


Netball WA is proud to host the 2016 17U & 19U National Netball Championships.

The national titles will be contested simultaneously in Perth from the 11th-16th of April, with all 8 States and Territories committed to participating in both age groups.

“We are excited to be welcoming the country’s best netballers in the 19U and 17U age groups here to Western Australia next year,” Netball WA CEO, Simon Taylor said.

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Netball WA are pleased to announce the 17U and 19U State Teams for the 2016 National Netball Championships.
The national titles will be contested simultaneously at the State Netball Centre in Perth from April 11-16, with all eight States and Territories committed to participating in both age groups.

Selection was based on athlete performances during the Fever in Time Program, High Performance Competition and all phase trials, as well as ensuring the most effective combination of athletes.

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