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.


Premier/Premier Reserve Trials: Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th January, 5.30pm at UniRec Sports Hall. Registration from 5pm on Tuesday.

Lower Grade Trials: Thursday 9th March, 5.30pm (registration from 5pm), and Saturday 11th March, 9am at the University of Waikato outdoor netball courts.

Contact: Elsa Brown

More information: Facebook

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

Tertiary Events

Join Team Waikato and represent the university at the National Tertiary Netball Championships which are set to take place 24-25 September in Auckland. Trials will be held during August and will be open to all University of Waikato students who wish to participate. Follow University of Waikato Sport on Facebook for all the latest trials information.

For more information about this and other upcoming sports events, click here

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 court)
  • Six players on 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 more information about how the University provides athlete support, click here