Previous News Stories
Hamersley Reps For State 19U & 17U
Good luck to all our Hamersley members representing WA at the National Netball Championships, being held in Brisbane 11-16 April.
Beth Harvey Assistant Coach 19U, Chelsea Bartlett (Curtin Hamersley Comets Player) 19U, Toni-Marie Smith 19U, Liz Dronfield 17U, Taryn Smith Assistant Coach 17U.
Posted: 8 April 2019
Metro League Finals
Congratulations WDNA on a fantastic result in the inaugural Metro League Grand Final.
Finals placing:
14U - Premiers
16U - Premiers
18U - Premiers
Open - 4th Place
Congratulations to Lauren Greene (14U), Chelsea Cook (16U), Grace Moran (18U) and Emily Haywood (Open) on being awarded the Most Valuable Player in their Team.
Kenisha Simiyu (18U), Anna Charles (16U) and Arwen Deans (14U) for being awarded Grand Final MVPs.
We are very proud of all our Hamersley players, coaches, managers, families and friends. You have been great ambassadors for our club.
Posted: 6 April 2019
Managers Meeting & Equipment Collection
The managers meeting will be held on Tuesday 9 April at 6:15pm in the Olympic Kingsway Sports Club.
Equipment will be available for collection from the storage shed next to Court 27 either before the meeting from 5:45pm or after the meeting until 7:30pm.
Posted: 4 April 2019
Strength & Conditioning Program
Registrations are now open for Term 2 of our 2019 Strength & Conditioning program.
This year the model has been changed to better accommodate individual needs. The program is now based off a movement competency model. Individuals progress to the next training level only when they can demonstrate proficiency in key movement patterns.
Head over to our Strength & Conditioning page to read more or register directly via Warwick Workout.
Term 2 commences 29 April, registrations close 24 April.
Posted: 3 April 2019
Leadership Program Nominations
Leadership nomination forms are now open on our Leadership Program page. Nominations close at midnight, 16 April 2019.
Posted: 2 April 2019
Smartballs Coming To Hamersley!!
Hamersley is excited to announce the introduction of the SMARTBALL®. As you may have read on social media, Smartballs have taken off in American basketball. Not wanting to be left behind and seeing an opportunity for our players, we have imported 5 netball Smartballs to try out this season.
Smartballs have two cameras allowing players to take selfies during the game and post instantly to Hamersley Facebook and Instagram. So if you're a shooter and have just scored an amazing goal or you've just made a spectacular intercept you can now take an "on court" selfie. Umpires will allow 3 seconds for you to get that perfect selfie and... READ MORE
Posted: 1 April 2019
Parents Meeting
A parents meeting will be held on Tuesday 2 April from 6:15-6:45pm at the Olympic Kingsway Sports Club for parents of existing members and new parents who weren't able to make the 'New Parent Meeting'.
Even if you've been a member of the club for several years, you are encouraged to attend. This meeting will cover key details about what's new around the club and advise you of our key focuses for 2019.
New parents who attended the 'New Parent Meeting' do not need to attend this meeting.
Posted: 29 March 2019
Netball WA Announces WANL Fixtures
The fixtures for the 2019 West Australian Netball League (WANL) have been announced by Netball WA.
For further details on the competition visit Netball WA's website.
A Quick Link on this homepage has been created for easy access to the 2019 WANL fixtures.
A Quick Link on this homepage has been created for easy access to the 2019 WANL fixtures.
Posted: 26 March 2019
Personalised Warm Up Tops
Due to popular demand Victory Athletic are offering a last chance to order your personalised Warm Up Top (surname only). Orders must be received by this Sunday 31 March.
Orders can be placed with Victory Athletic instore this Friday 29 March, via their website or give Glenn a call on 0431 636 214.
Posted: 26 March 2019
Do You Have A News Story To Share?
Our first Hamlet newsletter of the year will be published in April. Do you have a news story you want to share? It can be anything on or off the court such as a funny video from training, a sporting achievement outside of netball, a new baby announcement, an engagement or a wedding? We'd love to know!
Please email any info to Annie McKendry, our Hamlet Coordinator.
Posted: 25 March 2019
State Schoolgirl Trials
Trial forms are now open for 12U and 15U WA State Schoolgirls Teams via the School Sport WA website.
Posted: 24 March 2019
Hamersley Training
Our first training sessions for the 2019 season start today, 19 March! Don’t forget your jacket and water bottles, make sure your nails are short and smooth and all jewellery removed prior to attending training.
Please ensure you are at your training court at least five minutes prior to your training start time. For training times, court numbers and team info view our Team Lists.
Posted: 19 March 2019
Compulsory New Parent Meetings
Compulsory meetings for parents of new members only will be held on Tuesday 19 March at 4:45-5:30pm and 6:15-7:00pm at the Olympic Kingsway Sports Club.
The meetings are a "Welcome to Hamersley" introduction for new parents, where our President Alexis Stevens and our Development Unit representatives Beth Harvey, Janine Birkett and Lyn Pemberton, will give a brief presentation about the club and how it is run.
Parents please attend one meeting only, which ever time slot is more convenient for you. Players aged 15 and older are welcome to accompany their parents to the meeting.
Posted: 13 March 2019
No Limits Netball
No Limits Netball is a fantastic opportunity for males and females with an intellectual disability aged 11 and over to engage with the sport of netball, meet new friends and play in a safe environment as part of a team.
The program involves a weekly training session at the WDNA outdoor courts and optional participation in a statewide carnival in June as part of the Smarter Than Smoking Association Championships No Limits Division.
For more information and registration details please visit our No Limits Netball page.
Posted: 13 March 2019
Coaches Equipment Collection
Any coaches who weren't able to collect their equipment before the Coaches Meeting will have another opportunity to do so on either:
Monday 18 March 6:30-7:00pm
Tuesday 19 March 5:40-7:30pm
The equipment can be collected from the storage shed next to Court 27.
Posted: 13 March 2019
Metro League
Congratulations to the following members who have been selected to represent WDNA in the pilot season of Metro League.
Madi Vanzetti *
Yasmine Hunter
Emily Haywood (VC)
Jacinta Ramirez-Smith
Karlien Van Wyk

* Former Hamersley player

Coach: Nicole Mann
Manager: Emma Heeley
Gian Dowsen
Grace Moran
Alex Morgan (C)
Kenisha Simiyu

Head Coach: Janine Friday
Manager: Leanne Spivey
Anna Charles
Chelsea Cook
Sophie Freeman (C)
Ellen Gastevich
Anzel Jansen
Jessie Kirk
Kira Milankov *
Amelia White
Nakeiyah Pitt
Training Partner:
Amy Harrison
Lucy Heron

* Former Hamersley player

Assistant Coach: Ellie Sanzone
Manager: John Deans
Arwen Deans
Shae Fitzgerald
Lily Gilsenan
Paige Hancy
Taya Herangi
Giorgia Pezzando
Robyn Windeatt (C)
Danielle Engelbrecht
Lauren Green
Sofaia Talemaira
Training Partner:
Sarah Chessells
Amanda Barilla
The competition sees the best players, coaches and umpires of each Association involved in a 9-week competition held at the State Netball Centre and Perth Netball Association, from February 8 - April 5.
Round 6 - Friday 15 March
Round 7 - Friday 22 March
Semi Finals - Friday 29 March
Grand Finals - Friday 5 April
Full fixtures can be found here.
Posted: 11 March 2019
2019 Teams Have Been Announced!
The 2019 teams are now available on our Team Lists page. We'll see you all at your first training session on Tuesday 19 March. Your training times and a clickable court map will be shown on your team's page. Let's make 2019 another brilliant year to remember!!
Posted: 9 March 2019
Personalised Warm Up Tops
The last ordering date to receive your optional personalised Warm Up Top (surname only) before the season starts is Saturday 16 March.
Orders can be placed with Victory Athletic instore or via their website.
Posted: 4 March 2019
Grading Has Now Finished
Phase 2 Grading has now finished for all age groups. We would like to thank the Development Unit, the Selectors and all the members & volunteers who helped out during this year's Registrations & Trials.
The Selectors will have a final meeting on Thursday 7 March. The 2019 Teams will then be announced on the Team Lists page in the About Us section on Saturday 9 March at 9:00am.
Training for all teams will start on Tuesday 19 March. Your training times and a clickable court map number will be shown at the top of your team list.
If you have any questions please visit our FAQs page first.
For questions about the trials/grading process contact:
Junior Coordinator (11U, 12U, 13U & 15U)
Open Coordinator (18U & Open)
For questions about the registration process contact our Registrar.
Posted: 27 February 2019
New Members Uniform Open Day
For new members Victory Athletic will be holding a special open day on Saturday 16 March from 9am-12 Noon.
Their address is Unit 4/12 Mumford Place, Balcatta.
Posted: 25 February 2019
Need a Uniform?
Starting on Friday 22 February our uniform suppliers Victory Athletic will be open every Friday from 3-5pm for players to purchase uniforms. Their address is Unit 4/12 Mumford Place, Balcatta.
Orders can also be placed online via their website.
For new players to the club the compulsory items are the club dress, club short or long socks, and navy booty shorts or briefs. Other optional items are available.
Hamersley also run a second hand uniform service. Visit our Uniforms page for full details.
Posted: 16 February 2019
Phase 2 Leg Numbers
The leg numbers of those players successfully through to Phase 2 Grading have now been listed on our Registrations & Trials page.
Posted: 16 February 2019
AGM Minutes
Hamersley Netball Club held their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 29 January. A copy of the minutes can be found on our Resources page under the Player & Parent Resources Section.
Posted: 13 February 2019
Trial 2 Leg Numbers
The leg numbers of those players successfully through to Trial 2 have now been listed on our Registrations & Trials page.
Posted: 9 February 2019
Netball WA State Team Selections
Congratulations to the following members who have been selected to represent WA in the 2019 National Netball Championships.
17 & Unders

Taryn Smith (Assistant Coach)
Liz Dronfield (Vice Captain)
19 & Unders

Beth Harvey (Assistant Coach)
Toni-Marie Smith
Meg Gibson (Training Partner)
Sydney Rafferty (Training Partner - Withdrawn)
Posted: 5 February 2019
Trials Start Sunday 3 February
Hamersley trials start this Sunday! Good luck to everyone trialling. Below are the dates and times for all of the first trials. Please arrive about 20 minutes early to allow time for check-in and warm up.
11U - Sun 3 Feb, 4:30 - 6:00pm
12U & 13U - Sun 3 Feb, 6:00 - 8:00pm
15U - Tue 5 Feb, 6:00 - 8:00pm
18U - Tue 12 Feb, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Open - Tue 19 Feb, 7:00 - 9:00pm
All trial dates and times can be found on our Trials Calendar. Trials will be played at the WDNA Outdoor Courts.
Players are to wear a white shirt and black or navy netball skirt or sports shorts to all trial sessions. Appropriate netball shoes to be worn.
All players need to bring enough water to get them through trials. We also suggest bringing a small towel.
A trial number will be issued for the first trial from the registration table where you check-in. If you enter through the main gates the registration table can be found before Court 8.
For further information please refer to our Registrations & Trials page, Trials Handbook and FAQ's.
Posted: 31 January 2019
Registration Payments Due Soon!
Have you paid your registration fees? All registration payments must be received by close of business on Friday 1 February.
Don't forget our bank details have changed since last year. The new details can be found here. All payments need either your MyNetball Participant ID or Name as reference.
Registrations close 5:00pm on Thursday 31 January.
Posted: 28 January 2019
Strength & Conditioning Program
Registrations are now open for Term 1 of our 2019 Strength & Conditioning program.
This year the model has been changed to better accommodate individual needs. The program is now based off a movement competency model. Individuals progress to the next training level only when they can demonstrate proficiency in key movement patterns.
Head over to our Strength & Conditioning page to read more or register directly via Warwick Workout.
Term 1 commences week beginning 4 March 2019 and registrations close 27 February.
Posted: 26 January 2019
2019 Registrations Closing Soon!
Last chance to register! Hamersley Registration Forms for the 2019 season will close on Thursday 31 January at 5:00pm. Visit our 2019 Registrations & Trials page and follow the links to register via MyNetball.
Posted: 24 January 2019
Position Vacant - Hamlet Coordinator
Hamersley is looking for a new Hamlet Coordinator. The Hamlet is a newsletter published throughout the year which mainly includes member achievements. In 2019 we are looking to publish 3 issues.
The Hamlet Coordinator is a subcommittee position earning 20 points per year towards Autoparts Toyota Legends Award status.

Duties will include:
  • Gathering photos and video footage for news items.
  • Collecting information from members on achievements (engagements, weddings, births and other achievements outside of netball etc).
  • Covering events such as Grand Finals.
  • Forwarding all edited information to the website team for design, production and publishing.
No experience is necessary but this would be an ideal position for someone who is either studying or working in communications, writing, media or marketing to gain practical experience and would look great on your CV!
If you are interested or would like further information please contact Sally Johnson our Website Coordinator.
Posted: 21 Januray 2019
Hamersley 2019 AGM
This is a reminder that Hamersley will be holding its 2019 AGM on Tuesday 29 January at 7:00 - 7:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Olympic Kingsway Sports Club, Bellerive Drive, Kingsway.
Posted: 21 January 2019
2019 Hamersley WANL Players
Hamersley would like to congratulate the following players who have been selected for WANL clubs in 2019.
Curtin Hamersley Comets
Molly Fullgrabe - Open
Kristy Horner - Open
Georgia Morgan - Open
Sydney Rafferty - Open
Ellie Sanzone - Open
Toni-Marie Smith - Open
Tracey Swami (former player) - Open
Emily Alexander - 20U
Meg Gibson - 20U
Marli Hughes - 20U
Maddie Hunter - 20U
Keisha Kean - 20U
Lily Pepper - 20U
Charley Rafferty - 20U
Lauren Ramirez-Smith - 20U
Olivia Richardson - 20U
Gemma Walton - 20U

East Freo Sharks
Emma Cosh (former player) - Open
Olivia Fowler (former player) - 20U

Southside Demons
Katherine McKenzie - Open
Roberta Ramirez-Smith - 20U
Jacinta Ramirez-Smith - Training Partner 20U

West Coast Warriors
Hana Stokes - Open
Joely Carroll - 20U
Liz Dronfield - 20U
Ella Tudor Roberts - 20U
Ashleigh Weyer - 20U
Chloe Hodkinson (former player) - 20U Training Partner

Western Roar
Chloe Harrison - 20U
Emily Hathaway - 20U
Lindal Rhode (former player) - Open
We are very proud to have so many Hamersley Club members playing in so many teams across the whole WANL competition. Well done to all players!
Posted: 15 January 2019
2019 Curtin Hamersley Comets Teams Announcement
Curtin Hamersley Comets Head Coach Alexis Stevens has today announced the three Comets teams to compete in the 2019 WA Netball League in Women’s Open and 20U, and Men’s divisions.
Women's Open Team
Chelsea Bartlett
Sarah East
Molly Fullgrabe
Mia Henderson
Kristy Horner
Eli Johnstone
Georgia Morgan
Claire Pickerill
Sydney Rafferty
Ellie Sanzone
Toni-Marie Smith
Tracey Swami

Women's 20U Team
Emily Alexander
Jennifer Brown
Ivy Chamberlin
Meg Gibson
Marli Hughes
Maddie Hunter
Keisha Kean
Lily Pepper
Charley Rafferty
Lauren Ramirez-Smith
Olivia Richardson
Gemma Walton

Men's Team
Kamran Ahmed
Joel Anderson
Brad Anderson
Kristofa Charlie
Elliot Clark
Brendan Flegg
Alistair Gray
James King
Robert King
Kevin Maunder
Joel Maylor
Wade Moore
Alexis said the trials, as well as the offers and acceptance period was very successful for the Comets with three well balanced teams being selected.
“I am so pleased with the Comets list for 2019. We’ve got a very talented squad and I am confident they will all thrive in the Comets environment. All three of our teams have great mixture of youth and experience. Also it’s great to see a number of Hamersley club players and Curtin Uni students or alumni in the group.”
Announcements regarding training partners, assistance coaches and the support teams will be made by the Comets in the coming weeks.
Round 1 of WANL is scheduled for 31 May 2019 at the State Netball Centre.
Posted: 14 January 2019
2019 Committee of Management Nominations Are Now Closed
Nominations for 2019 Hamersley Netball Club Committee of Managment positions are now closed.
Posted: 8 January 2019
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Posted: 2 January 2019