Ashbury Netball Club Inc

Ashbury Netball Club 50 Years

Welcome to the official website for Ashbury Netball Club Inc.


To all our members, past and present, players, coaches, managers, umpires, administrators, parents, spectators and volunteers, we thank you all for your support over these many years and for contributing to the ongoing success of our Club.


We welcome your feedback. All our contact information is available on our Contact Information page.

Thank You

Submitted by ashbury on 23 April 2023 - 10:43am

Thank you for everyone who participated in the the March Past! Great effort by all!

Mrs Evans and Mrs Spillane would be very proud!

Start of the 2023 IWNA Winter Competition

Submitted by ashbury on 14 April 2023 - 8:36am

The 2023 season will commence on Saturday 22nd April at IWNA, Cintra Park Concord.

Ashbury will field 22 teams from 8s though to Seniors, along with our Mini Magpies program.  Minis will commence the following Saturday 29th April.

The competition fixture is now available Winter Comp Fixture. Select drop down - 2023 Winter, then relevant age/grade.

Coaches, please make sure that players, especially new players, have a meeting place or court number to meet on the first day IWNA Court Plan Map

Parking is very congested around Cintra Park and I would ask you to leave plenty of time to get to the grounds and to please be considerate of the residents and DO NOT PARK IN DRIVEWAYS.


The official March Past will take place at 10.00am on 22 April - the 8.30am and 9.30am games will be played 30 minutes earlier so please make sure you note the change in game times for Round 1.

8.00am – 10/2 Wattles

9.00am – 8B Bilbies, 10/3 Waratahs, 10/4 Wallabies, 11/3 Daffodils

We would like as many Ashbury players to be there to support our Club in the March Past.


One team to nominate a scorer for the whole game (no swapping) who will be responsible for scoring AND ticking player participation in the appropriate space on the score sheet.   If a player is absent the tick box should be left blank. It is generally accepted that the first name team should score but this is not a rule.

Scorer to record all details of any players playing up e.g. Full name printed legibly PLUS the team they are playing up from.   Sample ScoreCards

Any questions regarding scoring please email me or seek out a member of the ANC Committee on the day.


Please also remember, strict guidelines for uniforms apply - ANC dress with black sports briefs or ANC shorts & shirt; mainly white socks and appropriate footwear.  Players are able to wear either three quarter or full length black tights with the ANC shirt or dress.  Tights must be of a reasonable thickness, predominately black without any logos.

Players in the Mini Magpies program wear black shorts or tracksuit pants with the Woolworths NetSetGo shirt and appropriate footwear.  

White long sleeve shirts may be worn under the uniform if cold.

Any enquiries regarding uniforms, please contact our Uniform Coordinator, Merrill Sells (

NO JEWELLERY (this includes ear-rings, nose-rings, rings, bracelets etc.  ALL MUST BE REMOVED.

If anyone has had their ears pierced recently, THEY CANNOT BE TAPED, ear-rings must be removed. Please leave all jewellery at home so it doesn't get lost.

If players have long hair, it must be tied back and out of their eyes.


Each year we hold a fundraising BBQ at IWNA to raise funds for equipment and trophies.  This year we will also be holding another event.

o    BBQ at Cintra Park Rd 5, Saturday 20 May 2023 - Volunteers required.  Team roster will be shared closer to the date.

o    Trivia Night, Friday 16th June at Magpies Club

Please watch our website and Facebook page for future details.


In the case of wet weather during the season, decisions to play are usually made the morning of the game, with the exception for the Minis and Modifieds who play on the grass, games may be cancelled the night before.  Coaches will contact players in the event of cancellation.  Messages will also be included on the ANC and IWNA Facebook pages.


Ashbury Netball Club encourages all participates - coaches, players, umpires, officials, parents and spectators - to enjoy the game of netball.  Our aim is to improve the environment of all participants, from players through to coaches and umpires and our spectators.  The people involved in our sport are volunteers and we ask for your co-operation and understanding as we progress through the season.  We are all required to adhere to the policies set down by Netball NSW.  The below link for their Codes of Behaviour Policy outlines requirements for coaches; players; umpires; parents/guardians; spectators and administrators.  The Club will take firm action against unacceptable behaviour.  Netball is played mostly for enjoyment and poor behaviour takes that away from those involved.  NNSW Code of Behaviour Policy

Wishing all teams a successful competition.

Final Grades and Playing Times

Submitted by ashbury on 3 April 2023 - 4:59pm

Please refer to the allocated final grades and playing times for the ANC teams participating in the 2023 IWNA Winter Competition.  The fixture will be released shortly.  Details for the Mixed Competition will be shared separately.  

Please check emails this week as there will be further information shared regarding the first day of competition.

N/A ANC Mini Magpies N/A 8.30am
Junior ANC Wattles 10 Div 2 8.30am
Modified ANC Bilbies 8 Black 9.30am
Junior ANC Waratahs 10 Div 3 9.30am
Junior ANC Wallabies 10 Div 4 9.30am
Junior ANC Daffodils 11 Div 3 9.30am
Modified ANC Koalas 9 White 10.30am
Junior ANC Daisies 11 Div 1 10.30am
Junior ANC Meteors 13 Div 1 10.30am
Junior ANC Comets 13 Div 4 10.30am
Junior ANC Shamrocks 14 Div 2 10.30am
Junior ANC Saints 14 Div 3 10.30am
Junior ANC Crystals 12 Div 3 11.30am
Junior ANC Rubies 12 Div 4 11.30am
Junior ANC Rockets 13 Div 3 11.30am
Senior ANC Flugels C1 12.30pm
Senior ANC Opals C3 12.30pm
Cadet ANC Wrens Cadet 2 12.30pm
Senior ANC Jets C4 1.50pm
Cadet ANC Swans Cadet 5 1.50pm
Senior ANC Smilers A1 3.10pm
Senior ANC Gems C2 3.10pm


Submitted by ashbury on 2 April 2023 - 9:00am

Training Venue:  Croydon Park Bowling Greens (Netball courts), Brighton Avenue, Croydon Park.  


Players should make sure they come with plenty of water, wear appropriate footwear and comfortable clothing for training.


Submitted by ashbury on 24 February 2023 - 9:33pm


It is with profound sadness that Ashbury Netball Club advises of the passing of Mrs Betty Spillane (ANC Life Member 1999) after a short illness.

Mrs Spillane was known to many in the Ashbury netball community as an official, an umpire but primarily as a COACH (her first love).  She coached many teams as premiers or runners-up, both for St Francis Xaviers' Primary School from the early 1970s and with Ashbury up until her retirement in 2020.  For many years she coached multiple teams per season and held so many positions with Ashbury we've lost count. 

She was at the 2022 grand finals (in the rain) and was so proud of all our players, coaches and umpires on their success.  She will be missed by all of us.

We extend our heartfelt condolences to her husband Don and daughters Donna, Frances, Vicki, Peta and their families on their loss.

Further details will be advised when available.

Eternal life grant unto her O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her.  May she rest in peace.


Submitted by ashbury on 16 February 2023 - 12:00pm


Ashbury Netball Club has teams in a variety of grades in juniors through to seniors as well as running a Mini Magpies (5-7 years) Program.  All players are welcome and we encourage boys to join our Mini Magpies Program and Junior teams, as boys are able to play up to the age of 12 years in their own age group.  Due to the success of the Mixed Summer Competition, IWNA have opened registrations for Mixed and Men’s teams and the following new divisions:

  • Women's Over 45's
  • Men's Open
  • Mixed Open
  • Mixed Cadets ( for 13-17yr Boys and 14-17yr Girls)

The viability of this competition will be dependent on registrations.  Games will be played on Saturday's from 4:30 - 5:30PM at Cintra Park.  

PLEASE NOTE - you can only register once and players interested in playing in two teams eg Senior Ladies and Mixed need to email with details.  If you have any questions regarding the above new divisions, please contact

Registrations will be online via the PlayHQ platform.  If you do not already have a PlayHQ account (from 2022), you will be asked to create an account:

  • Username = your email address
  • Password = set password as required
  • Payment of fees is required at time of registration (a requirement of PlayHQ)

When registering it is very important that you choose the correct Competition to register under, based on the age the participant will be as at 31 December 2023. You do not register according to the team/age group you may be playing. ANC allocates players to teams.

Please ensure you select 12 mths registration as this fee will also cover the 2023 Summer Competition component otherwise you will be paying more again if you wish to play in the Summer Competition.

EXAMPLE (Revised)

If a player is turning 9 this year she would need to register in the Woolworths NetSetGo Modified (8&9 years) Program.  However if a 9 year old player is registering for a 10 year old team, she must register in the Junior (10-15 years) Program.

Any 9 year old player who registers in the Junior (10-15 year) group WILL NOT receive a NSG pack and there is NO WAY to facilitate this at all.

If a player is turning 17 this year. If the team played in last year was a Senior team, and she will likely play in the same team, however when registering she will register as a CADET as that is the age group allocated for the player date of birth.

Please follow the appropriate link for your AGE (as at 31 December 2023):

NetSetGo Mini Magpies

This program is for children aged 5-7 years that participate in the skills program only.  Uniform not required. Players will receive a NetSetGo pack (via mail to the address entered when registering).

5-7 years $130 per player

NetSetGo Modified

This program is for children aged 8 & 9 years that participate in the Modified rules netball competition only.  Ashbury uniform required. Players will receive a NetSetGo pack (via mail to the address entered when registering).

8-9 years $190 per player
Junior 10-15 years $190 per player
Cadet 16 & 17 years $210 per player
Senior Including Mixed and Men's 18 years & over $250 per player

Official (Non-Player Coach, Manager, Umpire)

All Officials (non-playing Coaches, Managers and Umpires) must complete the online registration form and provide a Working With Children Check (WWC) details (18 years & over)

  $52 per person

Please note:

  • Any new player under 18 years of age must provide the Club with proof of age in the form of a copy of your birth certificate or passport (NO ORIGINALS ACCEPTED).
  • Training days are usually on Tuesday and Wednesday (dependent on availability of coaches).  WE WILL NOT KNOW THIS INFORMATION UNTIL AFTER REGISTRATIONS CLOSE AND GRADING IS COMPLETED.
  • Game times on Saturday are set by IWNA when they complete the fixture and will not be known until the end of March.

Active Kids Voucher

If you wish to claim your $100 Active Kids voucher (eligible school enrolled child), please DO NOT COMPLETE this online registration form UNTIL you have your Active Kids Voucher ID Number (through Service NSW).  To redeem the voucher, the voucher ID number must be entered at the time of registration and checkout/payment.  It cannot be used once registration is complete.


  1. Active Kids Voucher – have the Active Kids Voucher ID Number PRIOR to commencing the PlayHQ registration process.*
  2. Creating Account – please ensure that you double-check all your details have been entered correctly, especially fields such as date of birth, as we are unable to amend if incorrectly entered.
  3. Payment – have your Debit or Credit Card on hand to make the payment.

*The Active Kids Voucher ID Number MUST be applied at time of registration. It cannot be used once registration is submitted.


IWNA Calendar 

Registrations Open Wednesday 4 January 2023
Registrations Close Wednesday 15 February 2023
Grading Day Saturday 25 February 2023
Uniform Day Saturday 4 March 2023
Training Commences Week commencing 20 March 2023
IWNA Start of Competition Saturday 22 April 2023


2023 Committee

Submitted by ashbury on 12 January 2023 - 9:44pm

The 2023 Committee is listed here.


Submitted by ashbury on 1 January 2023 - 9:00am

All players are reminded that they must wear our registered uniform either:

  • Green dress, black sports briefs, Ashbury Socks (optional) or predominately white socks, OR
  • Ashbury shorts and singlet, sports briefs, Ashbury Socks (optional) or predominately white socks. 

If you have long hair, it must be tied back off your face.  Nails must be cut short and filed, no jewellery (rings, ear-rings, nose-rings or any piercings, bracelets) to be worn and should be left at home so that it doesn't get lost.   See below for further information on jewellery.


5.1.1  Players may not wear anything that could endanger themselves or other players, specifically:

(a) No adornment or jewellery may be worn other than a wedding ring which must be covered with tape

(b) A medical alert bracelet may be worn provided it is covered with tape

We are seeing more instances of players with ear-rings and nose-rings taped, which is a breach of the rules. Players are saying they are unable to remove certain types of ear-rings or have just had their ears pierced.

All umpires are reminded that they need to check all players prior to the start of the game to ensure that players are not wearing any jewellery.

ALL players and coaches need to be aware of this rule and that the only exceptions are a wedding ring and medi-alert bracelet.

Any player caught playing with jewellery will be asked to leave the court until such time as the item is removed,