The East Midlands Netball Regional Celebration Event took place on Saturday 16th June at the Netball Centre, Loughborough University.
The event is the climax of the netball season across the East Midlands, with awards given to the region’s competition winners and Regional Goalden Globe winners. These prestige awards are given to a select few volunteers who have contributed to the advancement of netball through efforts such as coaching, umpiring and administrating.
The event began with a High 5 Game between Futureprint and Corby Netball Academy. Corby’s expertise came through in the end with a 12-4 win.
The event also hosted a Fast Net game against two of the teams who competed in the East Midlands Regional League during the season. TFC played against Pennine and it was Pennine who came away with a 32-18 win.
A half-time display was given by Loughborough Acrobatics who have recently returned from the National Championships. Cancer Research UK were presented with a cheque for funds raised from the Regional Back to Netball Tournament held earlier in the year.
A raffle and refreshments helped to raise another £227 which will also be forwarded to Cancer Research UK.
After the games the main proceedings of the day took place. The winners of the East Midlands and Regional Goalden Globes Awards were:
Competition Winners Included: