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REGISTER NOW - MONASH UNI STORM 2018 VNL TRIALS
Monash University Storm will hold screening days and trials for its Victorian Netball League teams throughout August and September.  Register to attend by clicking the appropriate links below. We look forward to seeing you at our trials.   SCREENING DAYS Screening days are for all players who did not play VNL in 2017. *** You must attend a screening day in order to be eligible for/invited to our VNL trials in September *** Sunday August 20 - 6pm-9pm at Sportlink (2 Hanover Rd, Vermont...
Very Stormy month builds with three wins in four games
By David Turner - Monash Leader FOR a team that had earmarked 2017 as the first step on a long path back to the top, Monash University Storm is looking a little more like a contender than a renovator. On Wednesday night, the Storm hammered cellardwellers Ariels 59-36 at the State Netball Hockey Centre to make it three wins in the past four matches. And that lone defeat was an encouraging performance against finals candidate City West Falcons. It’s been quite a month and the Storm (3-4) now...
Round 7 VNL action
Victorian Netball League
The three divisions of the Victorian Netball League will host some interesting games in Round 7, with close matches predicted right across the league.     Championship   Geelong Cougars suffered their first loss of the season last week to the Boroondara Express, and will look to bounce back when they take on Melbourne University Lightning this round.   The midcourt contest will be fierce, with Vixens Training Partners, Kelsie Rainbow (playing for the Lightning) and Tayla Hon...
Close winning margins in key VNL matches
Victorian Netball League
Round 5 of the Victorian Netball League has wrapped up, and the round featured some key, close matches.   Just two teams in the league remain undefeated, the Geelong Cougars in the Championship division, and DC North East Blaze in Division One.   Championship The Geelong Cougars maintain their position on top of the Championship division ladder, after an 11 goal victory over the Wilson Storage Southern Saints.   Geelong are the only team in the division who remain undefeated, win...
Monash storm to first win of season
Victorian Netball League
Magpies Netball team player Shae Brown has helped the Monash University Storm to their first win of the season in the Championship division.   Brown, who has played in nine games for the Magpies during 2017, begun the game against the Peninsula Waves in the shooting circle, pairing up with Melbourne Vixens’ training partner Kim Commane.   Despite the added experience, the Waves led at half-time, 29-27.   It was the move of Brown from the goal circle to the midcourt that would alt...
Home game a success for Monash Uni Storm
It was a successful night for Monash Uni Storm at its first Victorian Netball League home game of 2017, with two of its three teams triumphing against Southern Saints. The Division 1 team secured its first win of the season, while the 19/U side is now unbeaten after two rounds after surviving a close one.  FULL MATCH WRAP BELOW.   CHAMPIONSHIP   It was the closest of close calls for our Championship team, who went down by a goal scored in the dying seconds. A slow start...
Monash Div 1 plots path back to top
After four years of close calls and near misses, Monash University Storm’s Division 1 team insists it’s ready to turn things around.   An inconsistent 2016 campaign saw Monash finish sixth, with seven wins and a draw from 18 games, despite taking down eventual premiers City West Falcons during the regular season and stringing together some impressive performances along the way.   And the previous three years saw fifth-place finishes in both 2015 and 2014, and a finals appearance in 20...
Monash 19/U primed for big 2017
History suggests that some of the most successful teams in the Victorian Netball League’s 19/U division are those that are able to keep a core group of players together for multiple seasons.   So expectations are high for Monash University Storm’s young group of 19/U stars, which will hit the court in 2017 with most of last year’s line-up intact.   Eight players from last year’s team will link up again this season, with a number of new additions providing depth and strength to an alre...
Monash Uni Storm 2017 VNL teams announced
A mix of experienced Monash Uni Storm hands and new blood will fly the club's flag this year, with Monash's Victorian Netball League squads announced. With the season now just seven weeks away, all three VNL teams are heavily into their preparation as the club plots its ascension back to the top of Victorian netball. The squad will be strengthened by the addition of Melbourne Vixens training partner Kim Commane, who saw significant court time at ANZ Championship level in 2016 and will suit up f...