LANC welcomes junior players from the age of 8. Junior squads compete in the West Yorkshire Junior League in u12 (2 teams), u14 (two teams) and u16 (one team) age banded divisions.
The WY junior league also run a HiFive league, which is for U11 girls. This league starts after Christmas and is a great start to netball. We enter two teams for this league.
Trials for u14 and u16 players are held each September and selected players are expected to attend weekly training sessions, held at GSAL. U12 is a transitional year from U11 through to U14, so there will be trials if there are too many players for two squads, but we will try and make this less formal than the older squads.
Please refer to club info tab and handbook for details of training, kit, fees etc".
West Yorkshire Junior League : The West Yorkshire Junior League comprises 5 divisions of up to 10 teams per division and is run by the by the West Yorkshire League Committee. The divisions are age banded, u12, u14 (2 divisions) and u16 (2 divisions).
LANC squads play in u12, u14 (top division) and u16 (top division) and matches are played on Sundays at centralised venues across the West Yorkshire region. Venues for 2013/14 season are Dewsbury Sports Centre, Whitcliffe Mount, North Bridge Leisure Centre and Thornhill School. Addresses and directions can be downloaded here.
The season is divided into two halves, Sept – Dec and Jan – Mar. During the first part of the season, the teams play against each other to determine their position in the divisions. After Christmas, the top two teams in u14 and u16 age groups progress into a Junior Yorkshire Regional League.
Junior Yorkshire Regional League : The winners and runners up from the u14 and u16 Junior West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and East Yorkshire/Humberside leagues are entered into the Junior Yorkshire Regional League, 8 teams in total. The winners and runners up of the u14 and u16 Regional Leagues progress to the National Clubs Finals to compete with the top teams from the other 8 regions in England. The National Club Finals are usually held in April/May over a weekend. Details on the National Clubs Finals can be found on the England Netball website.