Netball

Netball provides participation and competition at all ability and age groups during the Michaelmas and Lent Terms with school fixtures against many Independent Schools and welsh schools as well as playing local Netball Clubs; the senior teams play in the very competitive Brecknock Netball League.

The school enter the County Tournaments all age groups playing against the South Powys schools. The U16 and U18 Regional Tournaments lead onto participate in the Welsh National Finals Schools Tournaments. Christ College regularly reach the U19 National Finals and in fact 16 times over the last 20 years. The netball girls regularly tour overseas and visited South Africa in 2013 and 2016 as well as returning again in 2019.

Further development and pathways for individuals allow elite players to be selected for Mid Wales Squads; Powys County selection; Mid Wales Development Squad; and Welsh Netball Squads.

Netball demands and relies upon core strength, so contributes effectively to any fitness regime; the game also improves an individual’s balance and co-ordination and contributes in part to the high standard of girls’ sport at Christ College.