Hawks Netball Club Vs Warboys Witches – Friendly 22/10/2020

GOOD LUCK LADIES!! To all those playing in tomorrow nights friendly against Warboys Witches.
Great to see the return of competitive netball in line with 4b of the back to netball road map and play not being too disrupted by the new restrictions!
Sadly no spectators allowed but we will be cheering you on from home! 💜🦅
#riseagain #netballfamily #netballislife #GoHawks #netballready #gohawksgo #PlayToWin 💜🦅💚🧙‍♀️


As we all know these are very uncertain times but as we reach 4b of the roadmap back to netball, Hawks Netball Club are happy to be welcoming newcomers again!

While we wait with bated breath for news of a return to competitive match play from the lovely ladies of CDNL, we have started back at training on Wednesday evenings 7.30-9pm in St Ives, Cambs.

Using our new Teamo app managed by our Covid officer and our Head Coach, you can easily keep track of your sessions and notifications as well as the Covid track and trace function. All sessions are run within the government and England Netball guidance, with all the precautions (and restrictions) in place. Allowing us to work on fitness and individual skills as well as set play, team skills and getting back to some adapted match play.

With the dark nights drawing in and people feeling increasingly isolated and frustrated. Netball is a great way to banish the blues, have fun meeting some new people and great fitness for those feel good endorphins.

We aren’t sure when we will be back to ‘normal’ (or if we ever were) but if you would like to join us along the way, find out more more about the club or to arrange a taster session please get in touch newcomers@hawksnetball.co.uk

#hawksnetballclub #guesswhosback #riseagain #englandnetball #englandroses #cdnl #netballfamily

UK Coaching – Duty to Care

Our Head Coach Becky has been putting her time off court to good use and has achieved her UK Coaching Duty to Care badge.

The program has been developed as a series of Knowledge Checks and coach learning resources set across the five distinct pillars that represent the Duty to Care ethos: Safeguarding, Inclusion, Diversity, Well-being and Mental Health.

Becky, like UK Coaching believe that great coaching is beyond just the technical and tactical elements that make up the playing of a sport. It’s about the person-centered experience, i.e a coach-participant relationship that is positive, motivational, caring and rewarding.

We look forward to getting back on court with her soon!

Book your session now

After some fantastic netball fitness and individual skills sessions in the park we will be back on the outdoor courts this week. There will still be individual drills and no shared equipment, each session has been careful planning to make sure we are working within England netball and government guidance.

From the latest updates we are all very excited that here could be light at the end of the tunnel with progress made for grassroots sport to emerge out of lockdown. 🙌🏼

Hawks Netball Club are running weekly individual skills and fitness sessions on court and in the park to help ease the transition from lockdown couch to courts Wednesday’s from 7pm. Limited spaces available – book your slot now coaching@hawksbetball.co.uk


Last night as you may have seen, we all received an email from England Netball regarding the current situation with the Coronavirus. England Netball have reviewed the current Government guidelines and have made the decision to suspend all netball activity across the country.

CDNL have further commented on this and have suspended the rest of the winter league and put Summer League and the AGM on hold for the time being, but have promised to get us all back on the courts as soon as they can.

This sadly means that all our training will be immediately suspended until further notice. And we will be putting squad trials and our club AGM on hold until we know more.

We will continue to follow any new guidance from the Government and EN and keep you all informed. But for the meantime stay safe, stay active where possible and we hope to be back on the court all together soon! 💜 🦅

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the committee.

January’s rearranged games

Due to the weather making one of the courts at Milton unplayable Hawks have been busy fitting in rearranged games on some rather cold and drizzly evenings. Hawks 2 kicked off last week with a fantastic 33-21 win against Rockets, with a flying start in Q1 finishing 12-4 and 10 mins of Q2 played with only 6 players due to a blood injury. Hawks 3 played Jets last night finishing 20-39, the result didn’t reflect the match, with some great play from all being built on throughout the game. Well deserve bonus point for getting within half. Well done Ladies!

Super Sunday

Hawks 1 faced Harriers this Sunday. With a combination of H1 and H2 players the game started strong with a Q1 win for Hawks. A close game followed with some fantastic patience, considered play down the court. The final score sadly didn’t go our way finishing Hawks 46 Harriers 51. But a well deserved bonus point for finishing within 5 and their highest score of the season so far, well done ladies.

With a rare weekend off for our CDNL teams and as we catapult towards the Christmas holiday half way point, time to have a look at the tables…

After a rocky start Hawks 2 are finally finding their feet, securing 2 solid wins and some promising progressive play in their last 3 games. We hope to see them continue to climb the rankings to start the second stage of games out of the danger zone.

Hawks 3 have had an impressive start securing 4th place in Division 4. Our Hawks Newcomers have made a fantastic addition to the team and we hope to see them continue to go from strength to strength.

Over in CCNA Hawks 1 have been struggling with a string of players having to take time out due to injury. We wish them a speedy recovery and will be cheering on all the Hawks 2 and 3 players playing up in the premier league to supporting the team.

Continuing the winning streak…

Last night we entered a mixed team of Hawks 2 and 3 into City of Ely’s Children in Need Tournament along with 11 other teams. £358 was raised for charity….and we WON!!!

Absolutely smashing performance from all the girls! All the strategy work we have been doing at training was really put into practice. You did Hawks very proud! ….More chocs to add to the CDNL Quiz Night winning stash to share out at training this week.

Hawks news

We are very excited to announce that we have a Sport Massage Therapist joining Hawks Netball Club. Jo Phillips has recently qualified as a Level 3 Sport Massage Therapist and will be joining us to provide treatment for Hawks Netball Club Members. She will work along side players to make sure we are all in top shape and performing our best on the court. Welcome to Hawks Jo!