Academy Trials Part 2- U15

Shropshire County Netball Association

Shropshire County Netball

U15 (14-15 year olds, school years 9 & 10, September 2020)

County Academy Trial information 2020 – 2021

TRIAL DATES – Dependant of any further Government Guidelines:

Saturday 14th November 12:00-14.30pm (times to be confirmed)

Sunday 22nd November 12:00-14.00pm (times to be confirmed)


                                  Thursday 5th November 2020 16:00hrs

Please read all this information carefully

Players must be nominated by a qualified club coach from the player’s registered team OR a School Teacher who has attended a scouting workshop

Academy Details

Trials and Training Venue The Langley Academy

Sports Centre, Duce Drive, Dawley TF4 3JS.

Training will take place FORTNIGHTLY on

Sundays  and continue from December 2020 to June 2021. 

6th December, 10th Jan, 24th Jan, 7th Feb, 28th Feb, 14th March, 28th March, 25th April, 9th May, 16th May, potential date for Shropshire County Tournament, 23rd May, 13th June

Players are expected to show a dedication to training and should not enter trials unless they are able to show high levels of commitment to training, learning and working hard.

Please ensure that you are able to make this commitment before accepting a nomination.


The Academy caters for players aged 14-15 years (school years 9 & 10, September 2020) They will train on a fortnightly basis for 2 hours.

The content of the programme is based around the England Netball Framework which encompasses personal development in terms of; game sense and decision-making, technical skills, positional skills, nutrition, mental preparation and fitness. At all times the essence of the programme is QUALITY, CONSISTENCY & FUN.

All training will be centrally based at the Netball Centre, The Langley Academy Sports Centre, Dawley, Telford TF4 3JS.

First trials will be held on Saturday 14th November. Details to follow once registered. Players will then be short listed and invited to a second trial on Sunday 22nd November . Details to follow,  from which selected Players will be invited to join the Shropshire Satellite Academy.  NO CLUB OR SCHOOL KIT TO BE WORN

Completed entry forms must be completed on line by 16:00 Thursday 5th November 2020 *An automated response will confirm your application. You will receive details of times once Shropshire Netball has this confirmed by the venue.  

* Any applications after this date will not be processed *

A fee of £5 must accompany all applications and can be paid on-line to Shropshire County Netball

Reference : Use Athletes Surname & Initials

Sort code: 30-99-27  Account Number: 00778453

Application will be held as pending until payment is verified by County Treasurer

Trialists must:

  • Be under 15 on September 1st 2020 and 13 or over
  • Have the name of the nominating coach/teacher on their application
  • Have fully completed an entry form
  • Meet the U15 academy criteria
  • Have met the entry form deadline

Please note that all players who are chosen to represent Shropshire Academies must be registered with a club and hold an England Netball Affiliation number. If you currently do not attend a club you are eligible to trial but must be registered before 1st September or we may retract any offer of a place within our academies.

Hardship Fund

There is a financial commitment to being part of the Shropshire Academy although we would not want this to be a barrier to girls attending trails or the Academy. For players needing to access the hardship fund please see the eligibility requirements and further information at:

Trials information and the selection policy can be found Here

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