Four teams of U12s were out at the Trafford Tournament on Saturday. For some of those travelling across to the North West it was their first taste of match experience. It gave our coaches the opportunity to see LANC talent in action against strong opposition. There were plenty of goals, wins, closer scores, smiles and effort, much had improved since our last outing in Manchester so big congrats to all four teams.
Prem also travelled West to Oldham on Sunday where the result went against us 39-51. Plenty of time in the season for this young team to improve on bits to get the win next time out.
Earlier in the week our Bradford Netball nights team had another super win 35-21. Then a draw for our Leeds Netball Nights team 29 all against Pitch Slap coached by one of our rookie coaches Jess Fox.
ALEX REID TOURNAMENT
Many of our club members were playing at the Alex Reid Memorial Tournament on Saturday. This is an fund raising event which also raises awareness of Cardiac risk in the young. This year for the first time the organisers had arranged free screening for undiagnosed cardiac abnormalities for all participants. The tournament is run in memory of Alex, a member of our netball community who died of such a heart abnormality. More details about CRY screening is available here
Hopefully everyone has joined our Facebook group make sure you are included on Twitter Leeds Athletic NC. Not much going on at the moment but as the season progresses it will definitely hot up!!
There are coaching and umpiring courses available throughout the year across the country run by England Netball. Athletes and parents are encouraged to take up the opportunities. Financial support and advise is available from the club please contact Susie Stead or Mark Boocock for further information. See below details of coaching courses.
Also umpiring courses here
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