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What a fantastic season of Netball DESS has had. There has been great attendance and commitment to training at all ages and levels. We have between 4-6 teams per year group and all receive high quality training sessions each week from our expert team of coaches.

All league matches have now finished but there are still lots of tournaments coming up so training will continue each week as per usual to help prepare for these events and competitions.

U9 Development

Our development teams have their first fixture against Foremarke next week (Wednesday 20th Nov. at DESS) and we can’t wait to see them apply their new skills on court. Good luck girls!

U9 A & B

Our Y3&4 Netballers have had a great season so far and their final tournaments are on Sunday 17th November for Y4 A&B and Sunday 24th November for Y3 A&B teams.

U11 Development

Our development teams played brilliantly in their first tournament at JESS J against JPS and JESS. Lots of fun was had and the development and progress the girls have made throughout the season has been outstanding! Well done to all those who played and good luck for those who are playing at Foremarke next week.

U11 A & B

Results so far are as follows:

  • Year 5B team; 2nd in their league and Cup Final runners up.
  • Year 6B team; 1st in their league and Cup Final runners up.
  • Good luck to our Y5&6 A Teams who have their finals coming up!

Dates for the diary for U11 (Y5&6 A+B) Netball:

  • Thursday 14th Nov – DESC Netball Tournament (Y5 A+B Teams)
  • Tuesday 19th Nov – Finals Tournament (Y5 A Team only)
  • Thursday 21st Nov – Youth Sevens at the Sevens Stadium (1 x U11 Team)
  • Tuesday 26th Nov – Finals Tournament (Y6 A Team only)
  • Wednesday 4th Nov – DESS Festive Tournament (Y6 A+B Teams)
  • Friday 10th Jan – BSME Netball (1 x U11 Team)
  • Thursday 6th Feb – NAS Cup (6 A Team only)

External Netball Clubs

All players of every age and every ability level are encouraged to join an external team in addition to playing for the DESS school team. This has a plethora of benefits and provides players with more court time, playing experience and development. Some recommended clubs are: Active Netball (RU Active), Tigers, Hurricanes, Exiles, Desert Girl Netball Club and Dubai Netball Academy.


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