MLeague 2018 – Grand Final Results & MVPs

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With both Junior and Senior MLeague concluding this week for the year, see below the full results, including final season MVP standings.

Premier Men’s:

  • Geelong Jaguars defeated Bayside Bobcats, 47-38
  • Jaguars: 47/62, 76% (Pastore: 26/34, 76% and Allum: 21/28, 75%)
  • Bobcats: 38/50, 76% (Roberts: 20/27, 74% Clavarino: 16/20, 80% and D’Monte: 2/3, 67%)
  • GF MVP: Alastair Punshon (Jaguars)

Season MVPs:

Rank Name Team Votes
1st Brodie Roberts Bayside Bobcats 16
2nd Brayden Pastore Geelong Jaguars 15
3rd Matthew Doyle Melbourne City Blackhawks 14
4th Riley Richardson Northern Lightning 13
5th Andrew Simons Melbourne City Blackhawks 11
6th David Butler Southern Seahawks 10
Alastair Punshon Geelong Jaguars 10
8th Tim Malmo Southern Seahawks 8
9th Cameron Allum Geelong Jaguars 7
Simon Cartwright Melbourne City Blackhawks 7
Daniel King Doncaster & Districts 7
Josh Smith Northern Lightning 7

 

Premier Mixed:

  • Parkville Panthers defeated Valley Wolves, 67-26
  • Panthers: 67/88, 76% (Cowling: 33/45, 73% Starzer: 18/25, 72% and Roberts: 16/18, 89%)
  • Wolves: 26/31, 84% (Story: 11/11, 100% Punshon: 8/10, 80% Billings: 6/8, 75% and Nagle 1/2, 50%)
  • GF MVP: Riley Richardson (Panthers)

Season MVPs:

Rank Name Team Votes
1st Alastair Punshon Valley Wolves 17
2nd Brayden Pastore VU Vultures 16
3rd Riley Richardson Parkville Panthers 13
4th Andrew Lewis Western Wildcats 12
5th Christian White Doncaster & Districts 11
6th Alec Deasey Valley Wolves 10
Ellen Hurley Doncaster & Districts 10
8th Maddie Gray City West Falcons 8
9th Matthew Doyle Doncaster & Districts 7
Tee Salanoa VU Vultures 7

 

Division 1 Men’s

  • Northern Titans defeated St Kilda Bullets, 50-41
  • GF MVP: Michael Dower (Titans)

Season MVPs:

Rank Name Team Votes
1st Matt Legasic Northern Titans 14
2nd Joshua Ellis St Kilda Bullets 12
Paul Teys Melbourne Bucks 12
4th Matthew Meaney Melbourne City Combat 11
5th Sam Bury Doncaster & Districts 10
Aaron Clarke Melbourne Bucks 10
7th Leigh Southern Melbourne City Combat 9
Kyle Young St Kilda Bullets 9
9th Ben Bruitzman Northern Titans 8
Michael Dower Northern Titans 8
Jarvis Holt Melbourne City Combat 8
Nathan Selvidge Northern Titans 8

 

Division 1 Mixed

  • Melbourne Bucks defeated Fitzroy Phoenix, 50-42
  • GF MVP: Zac Nathan (Bucks)

Season MVPs:

Rank Name Team Votes
1st Michael Dower Fitzroy Phoenix 25
2nd Daniel King Doncaster & Districts – Teal 18
3rd Kurt Thompson Ariels 15
4th Mananwa Aranui Doncaster & Districts – Teal 11
5th Kai Suzuki-McGauran Northern Titans 10
6th Emma Farrant Fitzroy Phoenix 9
Stace Woodrow Ariels 9
8th Jessica Lallo Northern Titans 8
Kate Patterson Fitzroy Phoenix 8
10th Daniel Kostovski Doncaster & Districts – Red 7

 

Junior MLeague

  • Doncaster defeated Waverley, 33-27
  • Grand Final MVP: Anthony Maniapoto (DDNA)

Season MVPs:

Rank Name Team Votes
1st David Capron Waverley District 17
Anthony Maniapoto Doncaster & Districts 17
3rd Foster Mason-Saunders St Therese’s 12
4th Tristan Commans St Therese’s 11
Flynn Pospisil Darebin Blue 11
6th Corey Jones Darebin Green 10
Riley Owen Darebin Green 10
8th Lucas Farrimond Waverley District 9
Connor Lilly Darebin Blue 9

All season results for both Senior and Junior MLeague can be found on the MyNetball site located here.

VMNL wish our community a safe and happy break and look forward to an exciting 2019, which will be headlined by what is sure to be an enthralling hometown Nationals!

2019 Nationals: Coaching appointments

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We are pleased to announce the coaching staff for the 2019 AMMNA Championships.

Open Men’s: Christina Puopolo

High Performance Squad: Daniel Cooke

Men’s Reserve 1: Alexia McConnell

Men’s Reserve 2: Kimberly Kiely

Open Mixed: Ashley Chapman

Mixed Reserve: David O’Hare

Men’s 23 & Under: Daniel Cooke

Men’s 20 & Under: Craig Moore

Men’s 20 & Under Reserve: Brieannan DeJong

Men’s 17 & Under: Geoff Taylor

Men’s 17 & Under Reserve: Fiona Vahland

VMNL congratulates all those on their appointments. Assistant Coaches and Team Managers will be announced at a later date. For further details on trials click here.

Victorian Trial Dates Confirmed

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Trials for all Victorian state netball teams will be held throughout August and early September this year.

Trials for Open Men’s and the High Performance Squad (for those on the fringes of Open’s selection) will kick trials off on Friday August 10th, and, like last, will trial separately to the other divisions. Juniors, Mixed, U23s and Men’s Reserves will then follow in late August and early September.

Teams selected will compete in the 2019 Australian Men’s and Mixed Netball Championships, to be held in Melbourne over Easter, from Sunday 21st to Saturday 27th April, 2019 at the Casey Stadium, 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne.

VMNL invites all interested players to attend trials via pre-registering online at the following link:

Click here to Pre-Register

Each team will be selected by the respective coach and a selection panel. Please do not wear State/Aus representative uniform.

Dates, times and locations for all trials can be found below. Please arrive during the registration time. Triallists are required to attend all selection sessions. If you are not able to attend, you must submit an apology to vmnl.netball@gmail.com

Open Men’s:

Mixed (Open Mixed and Reserve Mixed):

Men’s Reserves (Reserve 1 and Reserve 2) and U23s:

Juniors (U17s, U20s):

If you have any queries regarding trials, please email Karen Wild at vmnl.netball@gmail.com

Flyers for each can be found here:

We look forward to seeing you at trials!

Applications now open for 2019 AMMNA Championships Coaches and Managers

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Applications are now open for COACHES and MANAGERS for the 2019 Australian Men’s and Mixed Netball Championships, to be held in Melbourne over Easter, April, 2019.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with some of Australia’s most outstanding men’s and mixed netballers along with the best emerging talent the sport has to offer.

Moreover, the opportunity of coaching or managing a tournament team will provide a host of new and exciting challenges to those whose experience lies predominantly in league coaching/managing.

The recent championships in Sydney was the largest tournament yet, with over 600 participants across seven states, and again featured live streaming and expert commentary showcasing Men’s and Mixed netball to it’s biggest audience ever.

For further details about the requirements of each role, see the respective Position Description below.

Nominations are now open until Friday July 27th, 2018 and can be submitted online at the following link:

APPLY HERE

If you have any queries regarding your application please contact Karen Wild at vmnl.netball@gmail.com

We invite those interested to submit their application and look forward to working together to ensure Victoria’s continued success at the AMMNA Championships.

MLeague is back in 2018!

The premier Men’s and Mixed netball competition returns in 2018.

Now in its 13th year, MLeague is an opportunity for some of the most talented male and female netballers in Australia along with the brightest emerging talent in the state, to come together and compete on a weekly basis.

Commencing on Wednesday September 5th at the State Netball and Hockey Centre in Parkville, MLeague is split over four divisions: Premier Mens, Premier Mixed, Division One Men’s, and Division One Mixed.

Team applications are now open for all four divisions. To submit your application, complete the team entry form below and return by Friday, July 27th. Early entries are recommended as team positions are limited.

If you are an individual looking to join a team, a Facebook group has been set up for you to leave your details and connect with teams looking for players. The group can be found here: Individual Player Facebook Group

Also take note of the Rules and Regulations along with the new Player Points allocations – this has changed since 2017 and teams will need to make themselves aware of this.

If you have any further questions please contact Matthew Blomeley, the MLeague Coordinator, directly at: vmnl.mleague@gmail.com

Relevant Documents:

The Road to 2018: Victorian Teams Announced

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VMNL is proud to announce the Victorian teams set to compete at the 2018 Australian Men’s and Mixed Netball Association Championships.

The Victorian squad below will fly to Sydney and compete at 2018 AMMNA Championships at the Genea Netball Centre (aka Netball Central), Sydney Olympic Park from Sunday 1st to Saturday 7th April, 2018.

Congratulations to all athletes who have been selected to represent Victoria in 2018.

Mens:

Open Mens

Mens Reserve 1

Mens Reserve 2

Players

Ely Harrison

Clint Allwood

Alec Deasey

Corey Jackson

Ben Bruitzman

Taurin Eimermacher

Daniel Jefferies

Chris Cameron

Brendan Ellis

Jake McSwain

Simon Cartwright

Jesse Hadfield

Tim Malmo

Josh Clavarino

Chris I’Anson

Alastair Punshon

Brandon D’Monte

Daniel King

Riley Richardson

Rein Kivivali

Troy Micic

Brodie Roberts

Sam MacKerras

Bryce Rowley

James Robertson

Rowen May

Daniel Stone

Andrew Simons

Brent Pace

Kurt Thompson

Patrick Toomaga

Training Partners

Josh Biasia

Arlo Cramp

David Priddle

Coach

Christina Puopolo

Jenni Lewis

Alexia McConnell

Assistant Coach

Daniel Cooke

Lisa Mynott

Manager

TBC

Lisa Mynott

Narelle Davis

Mixed:

Open Mixed

Mixed Reserve

Players

David Butler

Tarnee Adams

Lachlan Deane

Nat Billings

Sara Febbo

Jamie Clark

Andrew Lewis

Colin Croft

Elle McDonald

Michael Dower

Jess Maher

Alex Green

Corey Nexhip

Brent Holtham

Dylan Nexhip

Hannah Kuhar

Libby Nicol

Kate McCarthy

Sophie O’Shea

Kate Patterson

Sarah Szczykulski

Michelle Williams

Trent Williams

Kyle Young

Bridget Ryan

Training Partners

Samuel Dugan

Coach

Jarrod Walker

David O’Hare

Manager

Elisa Caldwell

Jane Higgs

23 & Under:

23 & Under Men’s

23 & Under Men’s Reserve

Players

Jayden Cowling

Eddie Bryant

Adam Franz

Jack Carpenter

Isaac Jones

Daniel Evans

Danny Loates

Jarvis Holt

Billy Mahoney

Corey Howden

Cameron Martin

Rhys Jameson

James Munter

Regan Munro

Jake Noonan

Harry Mynott

Brayden Pastore

Chuck Perera

Luke Marko Rawlings

Daniel Rooney

Mark Reich

Nathan Selvidge

Joshua Smith

Kai Suzuki

Coach

Matthew Blomeley

James McGann

Assistant Coach

Joshua Schultz

Manager

Tracey Matthews

Narelle Costello

20 & Under:

20 & Under Mens

20 & Under Mens Reserve

Players

Manawa Aranui

Christian Batagol

Hadley Dixon

Cameron Hughes

Joel Gosbell

Ben McAllister

Kyele Heagney

Adam Matthews

Adam Hoogwerf

Brodie Noble

Anthony Maniapoto

Ben Rippon

Damon Marulich

Jake Symons

Dale Mason

Jackson Turner

Jake Novak

Jessie Viney

James Sutton

Zac Wojtowicz

Training Partner

Emilio Edmonds

Coach

Craig Moore

Julia Farrimond

Manager

Sonya Febbo

Tammy Karkanakis

17 & Under:

17 & Under Mens

17 & Under Mens Reserve

Players

Samuel Bury

Callum Baird

David Capron

Tristan Comans

Jed Christian

Lucas Farrimond

Jay Dingle

Leo Heard

Ronan Finigan

Cooper Hillier

Liam Hocking

Flynn Pospisil

Connor Lily

Ronan Pring

Tou Metoune

Liam Smith

Riley Owen

Bodhi Stringer

Foster Mason Saunders

Luke Williams

Quinn Spencer

William Uerata

Training Partners

Joshua Ferris

Brodie Reeves

Coach

Geoff Taylor

Brieannan De Jong

Manager

Karen Wild

Teigan Whitby

Victorian Trial Dates Confirmed

18055730_10154735940702762_5091468066881682360_o.jpgTrials for all Victorian state netball teams will be held throughout August this year and in response to its increasing competitiveness, there will be a new format.

Open Men’s will kick trials off in the first weekend of August and will trial separately to the other divisions. Juniors, Mixed, U23s and Men’s Reserves will then follow over the next three weekends.

VMNL is also wanting to improve our junior pathways and allow more time for pre-season training and development, therefore trials for all teams will be earlier than in previous years.

Teams selected will compete in the 2018 Australian Men’s and Mixed Netball Championships, to be held in Sydney over Easter, from Sunday 1st to Sunday 8th April, 2018 at the Genea Netball Centre (aka Netball Central), Sydney Olympic Park.

VMNL invites all interested players to attend trials via pre-registering online at the following links for each respective division:

Open Men’s, Mixed, Reserve Men’s and U23s

U17s and U20s

Each team will be selected by the respective coach and a selection panel. Please do not wear State/Aus representative uniform.

Dates, times and locations for all trials can be found below. Please arrive during the registration time. Triallists are required to attend all selection sessions. If you are not able to attend, you must submit an apology to vmnl.netball@gmail.com

Open Men’s:

Mixed (Open Mixed and Reserve Mixed):

Men’s Reserves (Reserve 1 and Reserve 2) and U23s:

Juniors (U17s, U20s):

If you have any queries regarding trials, please email Karen Wild at vmnl.netball@gmail.com