Nominations are being sought for athletes wishing to be considered for the Sunshine Coast Lightning (SCL) team who will compete in the 2022 Australian National Championships (ANC).

The new-look pathway competition, which replaces the Australian Netball League, will be fought out between state and territory member organisations and Suncorp Super Netball League clubs from 22 August until the 28 August 2022 in a tournament-style event at the Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium in Traralgon.

In 2022 Lightning will submit a team into the ANC which will become the underpinning team for SCL SSN team.

The ANC program will offer chosen netballers exposure to an elite high-performance program, with a focus on athlete development. The Lightning ANC Team will provide a tangible pathway for selected athletes into the SSN, while also providing SCL Training Partners and emerging players invaluable elite competition.

The SCL ANC Team Selection Policy

Athlete selections will be conducted in accordance with the SCL ANC Team Athlete Selection Policy.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the Selection Policy. All athletes and parents are encouraged to be familiar with this policy when nominating.

To be eligible for selections please complete the following NOMINATION SURVEY before 5pm on Friday 10 June 2022. 

Selection details

In accordance with the SCL ANC Team Athlete Selection Policy, the SCL ANC Team and Training Partners will be a paper selection in 2022.

The Selection Panel members will take into consideration an athlete’s previous and current performance at identified netball competitions and events when selecting SCL ANC Team and Training Partners.

The SCL ANC Team Selection Panel will select 12 athletes into the SCL ANC Team and select up to four (4) Training Partners.

Please contact General Manager Performance – Brian Hopley, bhopley@sunshinecoastlightning.com.au for any enquiries.

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