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Wet Court Draw - 17June - draw attaached

posted 15 Jun 2017, 22:43 by Coaching TGNC

Please be informed that for Saturday, 17 June 2017, DPNA will be using the Wet Court Draw due to all of the rain on the grass courts earlier in the week. 

All games will be played on hard courts.

Game times will be changed and quarters shortened.

Please ensure your team is notified.

The Wet Court Draw is attached.

National Volunteer Week 8-14 May 2017

posted 10 May 2017, 04:45 by Coaching TGNC

THANK YOU to all of the wonderful volunteers we have at our Club, from President and Committee members to Coaches, Kit Bag Organisers, Team Managers, Tent Erector on a Saturday, Umpires, Coach & Umpire Mentors, Equipment Shed Tidier, Bib Washer, Scorers, Fruit Providers and all the many volunteers in between who help to provide the opportunity for our 450+ players to participate in our great sport each week.  Take a moment to look around the courts on Saturday and appreciate the number of volunteers required to make that happen, maybe you could even go out of your way and thank one of them!  Give Happy, Live Happy.

NetSetGO - Coach Clinic - 15May Hosted by The Gap Netball Club

posted 9 May 2017, 15:45 by Coaching TGNC

DPNA invite all club NetSetGO coaches to attend one of the following NetSetGO Clinics to be run by Carla Strahan.  
Past clinics run by Carla have been well received with very positive feedback.
New coaches and coaches of older age groups are also welcome - understanding what our younger players are learning will help coaches to facilitate players' transition to competitive netball and beyond.  

Free to attend

Monday 15 May 2017

6.00 to 7.30 pm


Hosted by The Gap Netball Club

Hilder Road State School, netball courts

Entry via Hilder Rd

The Gap

We draw your attention to the resources that are available for you as a coach.  These can be found at

See the “Set Session Plans” which provide you with 10 session plans.

Wear pink - 6 May 2017 for Breast Cancer

posted 27 Apr 2017, 06:27 by Coaching TGNC

Gap-1 Coach in GF for National Men's & Mixed Netball Titles

posted 21 Apr 2017, 04:41 by Coaching TGNC

Good luck to our very own Gap Netball Club Opens-1 coach, Patrick Griffin, who is playing in the Queensland State Mens Reserve team at the 2017 Australian Men’s and Mixed Netball Association (AMMNA) grand final at 11.00am, 22 April.  The game will be live-streamed for those not committed to their own games.  Good Luck Pat (Defence Team Captain)!  
All matches are being contested at the all new Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara (next to Metricon Stadium).

2017 Canteen Volunteers

posted 29 Mar 2017, 03:21 by Canteen TGNC

Welcome to the 2017 season.  All volunteers are welcome and if you would like your levy refunded, here’s a rewarding way to make that happen.  Come and volunteer in the canteen or BBQ at Downey Park.  Just 2 shifts guarantee your levy back.  Or bring a friend and do 1 shift together. Click this link to go to our invitation page on 

Dates for The Gap are

·    Saturday 29th April,

·    Saturday 17th June, & 

·    Saturday 5th August. 

We may also be required to help on carnival days.  

Thank you to those who have already signed up.  

If you need any help, I can be contacted on or 0412 744 705

Hellen Meland

Pre-Season Fitness with Ritual HQ CANCELLED tonight

posted 13 Mar 2017, 00:14 by Coaching TGNC   [ updated 19 Mar 2017, 22:17 ]

UPDATE:  Unfortunately our last session of pre-season fitness with Ritual HQ is cancelled tonight due to the weather.

6-6.45pm at HRSS courts for all TGNC registered players turning 13 and over, Umpires and coaches.

Only two more weeks to cram in your last pre-season fitness sessions before fixtures start at Downey Park on Saturday 25 March.

Thank you to Tyler and his team from Ritual HQ at The Gap who continue to support their local community netball club members, on and off the court.

Club Coach information session - 1st Monday of each month

posted 5 Mar 2017, 03:46 by Coaching TGNC

This is a reminder about our 1st Monday of the month, internal club coach information session.

Hilder Rd State School (HRSS) courts, alternate venue to be arranged if wet.

The topic for March is Fundamental Skills - teaching correct technique and identifying common errors:
  • Movement Skills
  • Ball Skills
  • Attacking Skills
  • Defending Skills
  • Shooting Skills
This session will be relevant to coaches across all age groups from opens to NetSetGO.

Please bring comfortable clothing and a water bottle.  Coaches are welcome to attend as active sideline participants - because our own poor technique from years ago means some of us can no longer play!

Please reply via e-mail to so we have an indication of numbers.

Coach Information Sessions Sunday 19 February

posted 17 Feb 2017, 07:07 by Coaching TGNC

Information sessions for the 2017 season will be held for all our wonderful volunteer coaches as follows:

Sunday 19 February 2017
Gymnasium, Hilder Rd State School
  • NetSetGO coaches, teams 8-10yrs at 2.30-3.30pm
  • Competitive coaches, teams 11 yrs to opens at 3.45-5.00pm
Receive game bags, coach shirts, presentation from AllSports Physio-The Gap, accreditation advice, blue card information, coaching resources and useful information for the coming season.


Thanks Communify!

posted 14 Feb 2017, 02:49 by Registrar TGNC   [ updated 14 Feb 2017, 03:21 ]

Community logo
We thank Communify for letting us put a registration banner at Green Corner on Waterworks Road at Ashgrove and we encourage members to support their programs. 
Communify is a local community organisation that provides opportunities for people, whatever their stage of life, to join activities that are interesting, stimulating, and that support an active, healthy and socially connected life.
Communify's services include domestic support, transport, volunteering, aged and disability services, childcare, volunteering and many other services for residents of inner North-West Brisbane.
The Newmarket poster
Communify will host a free community day to open a new community venue at the former Newmarket Bowls Club at 1-5pm on Sunday 19 March with Flipside Circus, food trucks, 'Kids Do Art' activities, music, and much more.

We encourage Club members to help Communify to strengthen our community's capacity by visiting their website to donate or get involved.

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