England Netball is delighted to announce the long squad of Officials to be considered for the 2018 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL).
Using assessment data from last year’s matches, performances at England Netball Tournaments and Competitions, as well as match assessments on 2017/18 Premier League Matches the final group of umpires will be selected.
As part of their on-going professional development the final group of umpires will be invited to a high performance camp at England Netball HQ in the New Year to prepare them for the season ahead.
In addition to the naming of this long squad England Netball is also in the final selection stages of the agreeing the long squad of umpires for the U19 and U21 Superleague competitions. These leagues will run alongside the VNSL Superleague and will give a better opportunity for an interchange of umpires between all 3 competitions. Further details on this will be circulated in the next few days so watch this space.
England Netball would like to congratulate all the named officials in the long squad. The final selections will be made at the end of October with the league commencing in mid-February.
The full list is as follows:
|Alison Davies IUA
|Ann Marie Atkins
|Gary Burgess IUA
|Ian Fuller IUA
|Jackie Mizon IUA
|James Thomas ITID
|Jemma Carlton IUA
|Kate Stephenson IUA
|Louise Travis IUA
|Tracey Lamb IUA
Jo Stentiford was selected but was unable to accept due to family commitments.