Sunday, March 24, 2019

Israel Netball Highlights

 

1993 – Netball tournament in 14th Maccabi Games without Israeli team.

1997 – Netball tournament in 15th Maccabi Games.

1999 – Group of players, led by Jodi Carreira, started playing on local basketball court using chalk netball markings. Separate groups established in Jerusalem and Cfar Menachem.

2001/2005/2009/2013/2017 – Junior and Senior teams in 16th/17th/18th/19th/20th Maccabi Games.

2002 and 2004 – Junior team participated in Maccabi Great Britain Youth Games.

2003 – Junior tournament hosted by Israel Netball with teams from South Africa, Dimona and Ra'anana.

2003 – Senior team in Maccabi International Tournament in England.

2005 – Malta: Three participants attended FENA AGM and gained Level 1 coaching certificates; later that year, they gained Level 2 certificates at course held in Israel.

2006 – Participation in Development Division of European Netball Championships held in Wales.

2007 – Israel Netball accepted as associate member of IFNA, and invited to attend IFNA Congress and World Netball Championships held in New Zealand.

2008 – Senior team in European Netball Festival held in Ireland where they achieved first international win.

2008 – Establishment of new netball club in Modi'in.

2009 – Establishment of new netball clubs in Ma'aleh Adumim and Tel Aviv, as well as first netball league season.

2010 – Senior team in European Netball Festival held in Malta.

2011 – Inauguration of indoor netball courts in Tel Aviv and later Modi'in.

2011 – Attendance at International Netball Federation Congress and World Netball Championships held in Singapore.

2012 – Israel Netball accepted as full member of Netball Europe and INF, allowing participation in pre-ranking tournament held in Gibraltar; in 2014 ranked 35th on world netball stage.

2013 – Under-21 team participates in World Youth Netball Championships held in Glasgow, Scotland.

2014 – Israel Netball focuses on umpiring and by the end of the season boasts four new C-Level umpires.

2015 – Attendance at International Netball Federation Congress and World Netball Championships held in Sydney, Australia.

2016 – Participation in Netball Europe Open Challenge Section held in Newcastle, England.

2017 – Participation in Netball Europe Open Challenge Section held in Aberdeen, Scotland.

2018 – Participation in Netball Europe Open Challenge Section held in Gibraltar.