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Marie Little Shield
2022 Applications now open!
The Marie Little OAM Shield is an annual tournament that provides women with an intellectual disability the chance to compete at a national level.
Marie Little OAM was the founder of Sport Inclusion Australia (formerly known as AUSRAPID) in 1986 and dedicated her working life to improve the lives of people with an intellectual disability, using the medium of sport. Renaming the event in her name was an honour of her work within the netball community.
The inaugural Marie Little OAM Shield began in 2013 with three teams contesting the title. In 2016, Western Australia and Queensland were invited to enter teams in to the competition.
The Marie Little OAM Shield is a national competition for girls aged 16 and over with an intellectual disability. The inaugural Marie Little OAM Shield began in 2013 with three teams contesting the title. In 2016, Western Australia and Queensland were invited to enter teams in to the competition.
The Marie Little OAM Shield is a female only competition unless otherwise specified by Netball Australia.
Definitions of athlete eligibility for the Marie Little OAM Shield shall be:
Age Eligibility: All participants must be aged 16 years or older in the year the competition is held.
Eligibility: Players competing in the Marie Little OAM Shield must complete the Sport Inclusion Australia MLS eligibility form.
2022 Netball WA Marie Little State Team
Player Applications open now!
See Player Selection Policy Below.
Applications closing at 9am on Monday 18th July 2022.
Copy of the application form can be obtained by emailing email@example.com
Trials and training taking place at:
Gold Netball Centre, 200 Selby Street, Jolimont, 6014
Wednesday 1st June Applications open – players and officials
Monday 11th July Applications close - officials
Monday 18th July Applications close - players
Sunday 24th July 1.00-3.00pm Trial 1 - skills
Sunday 31st July 1.00-3.00pm Trial 2 – match play
Sunday 14th August 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 1
Sunday 21st August 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 2
Sunday 28th August 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 3
Sunday 4th September 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 4
Sunday 11th September 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 5
Sunday 18th September 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 6
Sunday 2nd October 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 7
Sunday 9th October Match Play
Sunday 16th October 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 8
Sunday 23rd October 1.00-2.30pm Training Session 9
2 Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park NSW