Cardiff Metropolitan University Netball

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Netball

Cardiff Metropolitan University Netball

Netball Academy

Based in the new Archers Arena, our Junior Netball academy is affiliated to Welsh Netball and is part of the Cardiff and Vale Junior Netball League.

It is open to young people of all abilities from complete beginners to experienced players.

We not only offer skill development but also a range of fun competitions and tournaments throughout the year for both age groups.

For Who?   Junior Girls; Ages 7 – 11 (school years 3 – 6)

                   Senior Girls; Ages 12 – 16 (school years 7 – 11)

 When?      Tuesdays 4.30 – 5.30pm Juniors

                   Tuesdays 4.30 – 5.30pm Seniors



Contact 029 2041 6777 for further information.

Club Background

Cardiff Met has a long standing tradition for netball excellence. We have one of the most advanced sports performance programmes in the UK for netball and this is emulated in the great performances we provide on court. Cardiff Met Netball aims to provide opportunities for all players, both at participation and performance levels. This is achieved by developing several Cardiff Met Netball teams that are incorporated in the following squads:

Cardiff Met Netball Club – BUCS 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th teams

Cardiff Met Netball Club Representation in Cardiff and District League –  A team in Division 1 & B Team in Division 6.

Cardiff Met Campus Sport Netball – Recreational and Social Teams

Celtic Dragons Netball National Super League – Representation by Cardiff Met Netball Players

Welsh Netball Team – Representation by Cardiff Met Netball Players

The Netball Club is one of our Focus Sports within the Athletic Union who have been identified as a high performance club and under the guidance of the Performance Director aim to achieve the very highest standards. Focus Sports benefit from additional funding which includes a number of funded gym memberships and access to all sports facilities for focus athletes, strength and conditioning, nutritional support and discounted physiotherapy.

The Club’s Players also have the opportunity of holding a Club Role, this is so the players themselves can shape the club; your sport, your club!  Roles are Club Chair, Vice Chair, Social Secretaries, Social Media Editors, Umpiring Secretaries, Fundraising Officers and a Kit Officer.


Competing for Cardiff Met Netball

Cardiff Met Netball is one of the most popular clubs for females at the university, and is one of the few clubs that cater for six teams. Every year the netball club has a large intake of netball players, with annual fresher’s trial held in the first week of fresher’s. Please see the events section of the Athletic Union website for details of this year’s trials. All teams successfully compete in BUCS every year always achieving great success and results. Additionally the club enters teams into the Cardiff and District league every Monday and Thursday evenings.


There are several training sessions that take place each week.  Daays and times vary for each team and each team is allocated a minimum of three training sessions and fitness/conditioning opportunities.

Socialising at Cardiff Met Netball

The Netball Club has an active social program that fits around the playing and training commitments.  There are regular events on the social calendar all season and they are a great part of being a member of the netball club.