Author Archives: Debbie Hallas

Netball UK donation encouraging netball in Malawi

It’s hard to ignore the rise of netball in Malawi, as the Malawi Queens really stamped their name on the international scene with victory over England Roses to claim bronze,  in last year’s Fast5 World Series in Sydney. While star shooter Mwayi Kumwenda is a professional netballer for Melbourne Vixens in the Australian Netball League […]

Why the Mirage is not an illusion – Gabby Marshall

Why the Mirage is not an illusion – by Gabby Marshall With my club side Manchester Thunder and England Netball partnering with Mizuno, the opportunity arose to try out their range of netball shoes. I have always worn netball specific shoes as opposed to running shoes as I know the importance of grip, support and […]

Netball Posts – a buyer’s guide just in time for Christmas!

Christmas is coming – FAST! Have you run out of ideas of what to buy? Or even what to put on your own Christmas list for Santa? A netball post is an ideal present for netballers young and not so young (for the more competitive adults). A great idea and something to share with all […]

Will the kids drive you mad this half term? Want help?

Will the kids drive you mad this half term? We can help you, and save you £££’s in the process! Half term is fast approaching, so have you got anything planned when the kids wake up on Monday morning? No doubt they will be attached to their devices or playing on computer games, which can become […]

New netball rules – have you got to grips with them?

For most of us the netball season is now well underway, whether you are playing local/regional league or the new Mizuno Premier League. So how are you doing with the new rules so far? I was coaching at my first league game of the season on Sunday and I have to say on the whole […]

Have you got the balls to pick? 10% OFF THIS WEEKEND ONLY!

Have your balls deflated? Is the grip so smooth your balls slip through your fingers? Or maybe they’ve finally burst at the seams… Start your season as you mean to go on with brand new netballs. Don’t struggle on dropping the ball or tiring yourself out before you start through constantly pumping up balls that […]