The first step towards crowning the 2015 Northern Inland Regional State League Champion will take place this weekend with Inverell Netball Association hosting the opening day’s play on Sunday 19 July.
The competition will be divided into two Divisions; Group 14, Quirindi, Narrabri, Inverell and defending Champions Tamworth will contest the top division, whilst Division 2 consists of Moree & District, Narrabri, Inverell, Tamworth and Quirindi.
This first day of competition will see the teams contest five rounds, with each team enjoying a Bye, before play continues at Gunnedah Netball Association the following week on Sunday 26 July for Day 2.
Netball NSW Regional Coordinator Northern Inland Monique Smith said excitement was building around the region as they anticipated the 2015 Northern Inland season commencing.
“I’m looking forward to getting the 2015 Northern Inland Regional State League underway, and seeing all the teams in action after months of preparations,” Smith said.
“It’s great to see Tamworth back to defend their 2014 title, as well as Group 14 graduating to the top division after taking out Division 2 last year. Both Associations have been hard at work on the training track, and we should see some great contests from Moree & District, Narrabri and Quirindi, as well as our Day 1 hosts Inverell.
“Also special mention to Quirindi who has two teams contesting for the first time in three or four seasons – it’s great to have them back in the Regional State League fold.
“Hopefully we can get some great crowds at the various Associations who will be hosting Northern Inland action this year, to help cheer on the teams to victory. Also would like to wish best of luck to everyone involved – players, coaches, umpires and officials,” Smith concluded.
2015 Northern Inland Regional State League – Fixtures
Day 1 – Sunday 19 July, Inverell Netball Association
Day 2 – Sunday 26 July, Gunnedah Netball Association
Day 3 – Sunday 23 August, Tamworth Netball Association
Finals – Sunday 30 August, TBC
Click here for the full list of fixtures/results
For additional information please contact Monique Smith, Regional Coordinator – Hunter and Northern Inland on (02) 4921 6084 or [email protected]