The University of Waikato Netball Club

Founded in 1987, the University of Waikato Netball Club is the biggest netball club in the Waikato, entering at least six teams into the Hamilton City competition annually. Both tertiary students and community members are able to join.

The premier team competes in the Hamilton City Premier competition, which it won for the seventh consecutive year in 2015. The team also plays in the Super 14 Club competition against premier club teams from Waikato, North Harbour, Auckland, West Auckland and Counties, and has won the competition four times in the past five years.

Alongside the Premier team, the University of Waikato Netball Club also has a premier reserve team and four-five lower grade (more social) teams.

All welcome – Competitive and Social Teams. You are also welcome to organise your own social team but must come along to the first trial to register the team. Games are played on Saturday’s from April through to August (including Uni holidays).  Fees are $200 per player for the season.


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The University of Waikato Netball Club is a member of University of Waikato Combined Sports (UWSC)

UTSNZ Netball

Join Team Waikato and represent the University of Waikato at the University and Tertiary Sport NZ (UTSNZ) National Tertiary Netball Championships which are set to take place in September every year.

In 2018, the tournament will take place on 22 - 23 September in Auckland.

You can register your interest by emailing:

Social sport

Social Sport is one of Hamilton’s premier social competitions and takes place on campus at the University of Waikato. Offering a range of sports including Futsal, Netball and Touch, Social Sport caters for all levels of sporting ability.

The Social Sport Indoor Series takes place between March – October, with all games being played at UniRec (Gate 1, Knighton Road). Social Sport netball follows this format:

  • Six-week leagues
  • Tuesdays or Thursdays (separate leagues), 5.30pm – 10.00pm
  • 45 Minute games on Tuesdays, 30-minute games on Thursdays
  • Mixed teams (minimum of one male, maximum of three males per team on the court)
  • Six players on the court (maximum of ten per team)
For more information, visit the Social Sport website

High performance

The University of Waikato works in partnership with Netball Waikato BOP to support talented netball players. For out how the University provides athlete support.