About Swiss Netball

2019

2019

  • Under 17 Swiss National Squad win gold and take the Netball Europe Challenge Cup in Gibraltar
  • Swiss Netball Launch Ecoles Suisse program - A development initiative bringing Netball into Swiss primary schools in Geneva Canton.
  • L'équipe nationale suisse des M17 ans remporte l'or et la Netball Europe Challenge Cup à Gibraltar
  • Swiss Netball Lancement du programme Ecoles Suisse - Une initiative de développement visant à introduire le Netball dans les écoles primaires suisses du canton de Genève.
2018

2018

  • Under 17 Swiss National Squad win silver at Netball Europe Challenge Cup in Dublin
  • Swiss Netball launch Swiss League nationwide -A two division Adult Club League running from October to May. 1st division won by GGNA 2nd Division won by Aubonne.
  • Swiss Netball Launch Avenir Suisse - A development program targeting Swiss players aged 12-17 yrs who have little or no access to school Netball.
  • University of Geneva program to encourage students to try Netball
  • Ville de Genève Summer Netball Camp
  • Swiss Netball qualifies two C umpire course tutors: Karen Bugeja and Helen Ashton.
  • 9 C umpires qualified.
  • L'équipe nationale suisse des M17 ans remporte la médaille d'argent à la Netball Europe Challenge Cup à Dublin.
  • Swiss Netball lance la Ligue Suisse à l'échelle nationale - Une Ligue des Clubs Adultes en deux divisions, d'octobre à mai. 1ère division remportée par GGNA , 2ème division remportée par Aubonne.
  • Swiss Netball Launch Avenir Suisse - Un programme de développement ciblant les joueurs suisses âgés de 12 à 17 ans qui ont peu ou pas accès au Netball scolaire.
  • Programme de l'Université de Genève pour encourager les étudiants à essayer le Netball.
  • Camp de Netball de la Ville de Genève
  • Swiss Netball qualifie deux tuteurs de cours d'arbitrage: Karen Bugeja et Helen Ashton.
  • 9 Arbitres niveaux C qualifiés.
2017

2017

  • Under 17s win gold in European Championships Challenge Cup
  • 19 C award and 4 B award umpires qualify
  • Swiss Netball hosts Netball Europe AGM and Council meetings in Geneva
  • Coaching course drafting initiated in line with Jeunesse et Sport requirements
2016

2016

  • 3 Match Bench Officials and 18 C awards umpires qualify
  • Under 17s win silver in European Championships Challenge Cup
  • Ville de Genève invites Swiss Netball to run a summer camp, delivered by our national coach
2015

2015

  • Open Team travel to Belfast for European Championships and are runners up in the competition to Ireland.
  • Under 17 team travels to Hull for European Championships and top their group becoming European U17 Challenge Cup Champions
  • Netball Europe deliver a C umpires Course (Net Effect supported) and 17 umpires qualify
  • Swiss Netball hosts first ever International test series in Geneva vs Canada
2014

2014

  • U17s compete at Netball Europe Championships in Worcester, England.
  • The Open Team travel to Dublin for a four-way test series with Ireland, Gibraltar and Northern Ireland, Ireland continue to deny us the top spot
  • The Cadre continues to grow and flourish. Players benefit from outstanding coaches from the UK, including visits from England player Tamsin Greenway
  • 2 C Umpires and 3 Beginners Umpires courses delivered in the year
  • Junior Clubs tournament and Festival are successful in attracting more participation
  • Schools league and tournaments run throughout the year
  • Benedicte Desbiolles and Yann Bernadini deliver two professional development courses in Netball to Geneva teaching staff
  • Netball Switzerland becomes Swiss Netball and is rebranded
2013

2013

  • U17 team, coached by Emily Perry, compete at Netball Europe in Malta beating the hosts and coming runners up to Gibraltar
  • The annual Swiss tournament splits into a two-day event to cope with high entries of teams
  • The Peppermill attracts 14 teams and takes place inside seeing standards of play considerably improved. New match Regulations are introduced.
  • Peta Samios introduces the Beginner Umpire award and over 30 umpires are initiated.
  • The Open Team competes in Aberdeen at the Netball Europe Championships, drawing with Gibraltar in their pool matches and beating other nations
  • The Cadre d’espoir trains as two groups U13 and U17 in preparation for competitions
  • Teams from the UK are hosted in a tournament for U13 and U17 Cadre and Open teams in Bois-des-Frères, Geneva
  • The first Junior Clubs event takes place in Geneva with 4 clubs participating
  • Switzerland send a delegate to the INF Congress in Glasgow – the first time it is represented at this level
  • The Cadre nationale or Nationakader is formed to improve Open team standards training at venues across the country
2012

2012

  • Selection for first ever Open team takes place
  • U17 team announced selected from Talent Squad - Cadre D'Espoir
  • U17's head for Glasgow for European Championships
  • The 5th Annual May tournament attracts 23 junior and 10 senior teams - 33 teams in all particpate although the Senior event is rained off and postponed until September 
  • The Open Team head to Gibraltar and achieve World Ranking securing 2 victoires from their 8 matches
  • Cathryn Rich joins the Netball Europe management committee
  • The Cadre D'Espoir are selected rather than invited and the group doubles in size to 45 (over 70 girls trial for a place)
  • The Annual Swiss Netball Festival attracts 36 teams and is played over a full weekend
  • Zurich win the Peppermill Challange
  • Peta Samios delivers a pre-C umpires award to 16 people
  • Lac Léman League launched for U12 and U15 age groups
  • Nyon Netball Club starts with Juniors and Seniors (VIN)
  • New website launched
2011

2011

  • Dublin U17 European Championships
  • Review of tournament and procedures, assessment of feedback and planning for Cadre d?Espoir and U17 squad development 2011-12.
  • Victoria Knights appointed Head Coach.
  • Brussels Tournament. Switzerland A Runners Up Switzerland B 7th
  • Umpires course lead by Michelle Phippard
  • Annual tournament (4th), ISL, Lausanne(15 junior teams, 10 senior teams)
  • Inaugural AGM of Netball Switzerland
  • Cadre d?Espoir formed
2010

2010

  • Statutes drafted and provisionally approved
  • Switzerland enter the European U17 Championships in Belfast for the first time
  • Coaching course delivered to all PE teachers in the Primary Schools of Geneva by Cathryn Rich and Bénédicte Desbiolles
  • Fêtes des écoles - Parc de la Grange - Netball Switzerland fundraiser and promotion of the Game
  • Switzerland send 2 teams to Stockholm for an International adult tournament
  • Festival of Netball, ISL, Lausanne(10 junior teams, 11 senior teams including Paris)Coaching course delivered by Emily Flavell, Netball England (Courtesy of Net Effect bid)
  • Fatsnet World series Netball in Liverpool, The Swiss delegation is well-represented
  • Selection and training starts for U17 Dublin squad. New management team leading the team.
  • www.netballswitzerland.ch goes live
  • Bernex Netball Club founded
  • Netball Switzerland affiliates as Full Member of IFNA
2009

2009

  • Geneva welcomed Liz Broomhead, IFNA and Netball Europe visits deliver England Netball Level 1 Coaching course to 20 participants and holds promotional meetings with J.-J. Cuenod (Responsable d'Education Physique des écoles primaire, Genève) and 2 International Schools
  • Netball tournament in ISL, Lausanne - 8 teams participate (Junior and Senior mixed) - Winners GIN. awarded the Trophy donated by Caroline Lister.
  • Netball Switzerland steering committee formed
  • Junior Netball Tournament held for U9,U10,U13(10 teams) at IIL. Jo/Cath
  • Netball introduced to Bernex Primary school, Geneva(Bénédicte Desbiolles)
  • Zurich Netball club founded
  • GGNA Tour to Bath, UK 2 teams
  • Under 17 trials for European Championships
  • Netball Festival held ISL,Lausanne(12 teams) including Zurich, Aiglon, Lausanne, Geneva, Basel
  • Training begins for Under 17 squad
2008

2008

  • Cathryn Rich and Jo Beveridge liaise to organise a Two club tournament held in Geneva (Lancy ladies with GGNA and Geneva International Netball club) Four teams compete to win two pepperpots. Winners: GIN
  • Fixtures between GGNA, ISL, CDL, GES, Aiglon College and the netball network begins between school and junior teams
2007

2007

  • Geneva International Netball Club plays at LGB weekly
  • Lunchtime Netball Club for Girls and Mum's Netball group established at Institut International de Lancy
  • Geneva Girls Netball Association founded for girls aged 7 -17
2019

2019

  • Under 17 Swiss National Squad win gold and take the Netball Europe Challenge Cup in Gibraltar
  • Swiss Netball Launch Ecoles Suisse program - A development initiative bringing Netball into Swiss primary schools in Geneva Canton.
  • L'équipe nationale suisse des M17 ans remporte l'or et la Netball Europe Challenge Cup à Gibraltar
  • Swiss Netball Lancement du programme Ecoles Suisse - Une initiative de développement visant à introduire le Netball dans les écoles primaires suisses du canton de Genève.
2018

2018

  • Under 17 Swiss National Squad win silver at Netball Europe Challenge Cup in Dublin
  • Swiss Netball launch Swiss League nationwide -A two division Adult Club League running from October to May. 1st division won by GGNA 2nd Division won by Aubonne.
  • Swiss Netball Launch Avenir Suisse - A development program targeting Swiss players aged 12-17 yrs who have little or no access to school Netball.
  • University of Geneva program to encourage students to try Netball
  • Ville de Genève Summer Netball Camp
  • Swiss Netball qualifies two C umpire course tutors: Karen Bugeja and Helen Ashton.
  • 9 C umpires qualified.
  • L'équipe nationale suisse des M17 ans remporte la médaille d'argent à la Netball Europe Challenge Cup à Dublin.
  • Swiss Netball lance la Ligue Suisse à l'échelle nationale - Une Ligue des Clubs Adultes en deux divisions, d'octobre à mai. 1ère division remportée par GGNA , 2ème division remportée par Aubonne.
  • Swiss Netball Launch Avenir Suisse - Un programme de développement ciblant les joueurs suisses âgés de 12 à 17 ans qui ont peu ou pas accès au Netball scolaire.
  • Programme de l'Université de Genève pour encourager les étudiants à essayer le Netball.
  • Camp de Netball de la Ville de Genève
  • Swiss Netball qualifie deux tuteurs de cours d'arbitrage: Karen Bugeja et Helen Ashton.
  • 9 Arbitres niveaux C qualifiés.
2017

2017

  • Under 17s win gold in European Championships Challenge Cup
  • 19 C award and 4 B award umpires qualify
  • Swiss Netball hosts Netball Europe AGM and Council meetings in Geneva
  • Coaching course drafting initiated in line with Jeunesse et Sport requirements
2016

2016

  • 3 Match Bench Officials and 18 C awards umpires qualify
  • Under 17s win silver in European Championships Challenge Cup
  • Ville de Genève invites Swiss Netball to run a summer camp, delivered by our national coach
2015

2015

  • Open Team travel to Belfast for European Championships and are runners up in the competition to Ireland.
  • Under 17 team travels to Hull for European Championships and top their group becoming European U17 Challenge Cup Champions
  • Netball Europe deliver a C umpires Course (Net Effect supported) and 17 umpires qualify
  • Swiss Netball hosts first ever International test series in Geneva vs Canada
2014

2014

  • U17s compete at Netball Europe Championships in Worcester, England.
  • The Open Team travel to Dublin for a four-way test series with Ireland, Gibraltar and Northern Ireland, Ireland continue to deny us the top spot
  • The Cadre continues to grow and flourish. Players benefit from outstanding coaches from the UK, including visits from England player Tamsin Greenway
  • 2 C Umpires and 3 Beginners Umpires courses delivered in the year
  • Junior Clubs tournament and Festival are successful in attracting more participation
  • Schools league and tournaments run throughout the year
  • Benedicte Desbiolles and Yann Bernadini deliver two professional development courses in Netball to Geneva teaching staff
  • Netball Switzerland becomes Swiss Netball and is rebranded
2013

2013

  • U17 team, coached by Emily Perry, compete at Netball Europe in Malta beating the hosts and coming runners up to Gibraltar
  • The annual Swiss tournament splits into a two-day event to cope with high entries of teams
  • The Peppermill attracts 14 teams and takes place inside seeing standards of play considerably improved. New match Regulations are introduced.
  • Peta Samios introduces the Beginner Umpire award and over 30 umpires are initiated.
  • The Open Team competes in Aberdeen at the Netball Europe Championships, drawing with Gibraltar in their pool matches and beating other nations
  • The Cadre d’espoir trains as two groups U13 and U17 in preparation for competitions
  • Teams from the UK are hosted in a tournament for U13 and U17 Cadre and Open teams in Bois-des-Frères, Geneva
  • The first Junior Clubs event takes place in Geneva with 4 clubs participating
  • Switzerland send a delegate to the INF Congress in Glasgow – the first time it is represented at this level
  • The Cadre nationale or Nationakader is formed to improve Open team standards training at venues across the country
2012

2012

  • Selection for first ever Open team takes place
  • U17 team announced selected from Talent Squad - Cadre D'Espoir
  • U17's head for Glasgow for European Championships
  • The 5th Annual May tournament attracts 23 junior and 10 senior teams - 33 teams in all particpate although the Senior event is rained off and postponed until September 
  • The Open Team head to Gibraltar and achieve World Ranking securing 2 victoires from their 8 matches
  • Cathryn Rich joins the Netball Europe management committee
  • The Cadre D'Espoir are selected rather than invited and the group doubles in size to 45 (over 70 girls trial for a place)
  • The Annual Swiss Netball Festival attracts 36 teams and is played over a full weekend
  • Zurich win the Peppermill Challange
  • Peta Samios delivers a pre-C umpires award to 16 people
  • Lac Léman League launched for U12 and U15 age groups
  • Nyon Netball Club starts with Juniors and Seniors (VIN)
  • New website launched
2011

2011

  • Dublin U17 European Championships
  • Review of tournament and procedures, assessment of feedback and planning for Cadre d?Espoir and U17 squad development 2011-12.
  • Victoria Knights appointed Head Coach.
  • Brussels Tournament. Switzerland A Runners Up Switzerland B 7th
  • Umpires course lead by Michelle Phippard
  • Annual tournament (4th), ISL, Lausanne(15 junior teams, 10 senior teams)
  • Inaugural AGM of Netball Switzerland
  • Cadre d?Espoir formed
2010

2010

  • Statutes drafted and provisionally approved
  • Switzerland enter the European U17 Championships in Belfast for the first time
  • Coaching course delivered to all PE teachers in the Primary Schools of Geneva by Cathryn Rich and Bénédicte Desbiolles
  • Fêtes des écoles - Parc de la Grange - Netball Switzerland fundraiser and promotion of the Game
  • Switzerland send 2 teams to Stockholm for an International adult tournament
  • Festival of Netball, ISL, Lausanne(10 junior teams, 11 senior teams including Paris)Coaching course delivered by Emily Flavell, Netball England (Courtesy of Net Effect bid)
  • Fatsnet World series Netball in Liverpool, The Swiss delegation is well-represented
  • Selection and training starts for U17 Dublin squad. New management team leading the team.
  • www.netballswitzerland.ch goes live
  • Bernex Netball Club founded
  • Netball Switzerland affiliates as Full Member of IFNA
2009

2009

  • Geneva welcomed Liz Broomhead, IFNA and Netball Europe visits deliver England Netball Level 1 Coaching course to 20 participants and holds promotional meetings with J.-J. Cuenod (Responsable d'Education Physique des écoles primaire, Genève) and 2 International Schools
  • Netball tournament in ISL, Lausanne - 8 teams participate (Junior and Senior mixed) - Winners GIN. awarded the Trophy donated by Caroline Lister.
  • Netball Switzerland steering committee formed
  • Junior Netball Tournament held for U9,U10,U13(10 teams) at IIL. Jo/Cath
  • Netball introduced to Bernex Primary school, Geneva(Bénédicte Desbiolles)
  • Zurich Netball club founded
  • GGNA Tour to Bath, UK 2 teams
  • Under 17 trials for European Championships
  • Netball Festival held ISL,Lausanne(12 teams) including Zurich, Aiglon, Lausanne, Geneva, Basel
  • Training begins for Under 17 squad
2008

2008

  • Cathryn Rich and Jo Beveridge liaise to organise a Two club tournament held in Geneva (Lancy ladies with GGNA and Geneva International Netball club) Four teams compete to win two pepperpots. Winners: GIN
  • Fixtures between GGNA, ISL, CDL, GES, Aiglon College and the netball network begins between school and junior teams
2007

2007

  • Geneva International Netball Club plays at LGB weekly
  • Lunchtime Netball Club for Girls and Mum's Netball group established at Institut International de Lancy
  • Geneva Girls Netball Association founded for girls aged 7 -17
2016
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2012
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