We are very sorry that our social and Somerset League senior section is currently at capacity. We are operating a waiting list. If you would like to find out more about GNC or if you would like to be added to the waiting list, please get in touch using the contact form below.
Alternatively, for further information on opportunities to play netball in the area, please contact Lucy Higgins (Somerset Netball Development Officer) on firstname.lastname@example.org.
New club members wishing to compete at regional league level should get in contact before attending training. Please use the contact form below.
We welcome members of any fitness or ability level, those wishing to be part of a competitive team or those just wanting to join in with training. Whether you are looking to compete at Regional or County level, or if you just want to turn up and play, we have something for you.
New members can attend 3 training sessions for free, before committing to join the club. New senior members can come along at any point in the season and should introduce themselves to a session leader. For insurance purposes, previous members (within 3 years) will need to register, with payment, before attending a training session.
Senior training takes place at Taunton Vale Sports Club on Tuesday evenings from 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Our Regional League teams train in the sports hall and our Somerset League teams train outdoors on the hard courts. Training is a mixture of skill development and match play and is led by qualified Level 2 coaches.
For a breakdown of membership costs based on a joining date and membership category please contact the Club Secretary (via the bottom of this page). Registration via the England Netball system ENgage must be completed, along with full payment. Please note that match fees are separate and are £4 per day (i.e. £1 per quarter played).
Membership fees must be paid in full, or players will not be eligible for training or matches. If costs are a concern for members please speak to our Treasurer to discuss payment options.
What you get for your fees (including match fees):
Affiliation to England Netball
Playing insurance supplied by England Netball
Somerset County Netball Association affiliation fee
Netball South West affiliation fee
League entry fees
Facility hire for training and matches
Coaching from qualified coaches
Officials for matches
Social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
Contribution to mileage cost
There are 11 competitive teams in the club and players are selected into teams based on their attendance and performance at trial/selection days. For more information please see the club’s Selection Policy and Criteria. The 1 teams are:
Galmington – Regional League 1
Trident – Regional League 3
Hovelands - Regional League 3
Claremont - Somerset Premier Division
Parkfield – Somerset Division 1
Queensway - Somerset Division 2
Newbarn - Somerset Division 2
Comeytrowe - Somerset Division 3
Highfield - Somerset Division 4
Manor - Somerset Division 4
Deane – Taunton Social League
Members who are selected into a team are expected to adhere to the GNC Code of Conduct. Furthermore, all teams (apart from Deane) are expected to make the following commitments:
Subscribe to Galmington Netball Club as a member
Attend pre-season match practice sessions
Attend weekly training sessions
Available on match days (Somerset League teams play on Saturdays and Regional League teams on Sundays)
Payment of match fees on the day of the match
Provide own match kit
Provide transport to away matches – all team members should take turns to drive, if you cannot drive or don’t have a vehicle, you may need to make other arrangements to take your turn.
In addition to the above, Galmington, Trident and Hovelands squads are also expected to attend indoor training sessions. There is a nominal fee for indoor training.