The WRAS 2017 netball squad was announced on Monday 22 August 2016

Who is eligible?

Previous WRAS athletes and invited athletes from the 2016 netball rookie program who are living or attending school in the Western Region are eligible to trial for the 2017 netball program

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The area bounded by Lithgow, Mudgee, Gilgandra, Narromine, Condobolin, West Wyalong, Young and Oberon

Age and Number of Athletes

The WRAS 2017 netball program will cater for pre-elite athletes born in 2001, 2002, and 2003 (must be attending secondary school in 2016)

Up to 24 athletes will be selected


You must attend all development training activities and events that are conducted throughout the duration of the program


The 2017 netball program will run from September 2016 to July 2017


Athletes will be assessed on set criteria included in this information.  WRAS expects netball to be your primary sport of participation

Benefits to athletes selected in WRAS

  • Intensive training by quality coaches
  • Skill development
  • Development camps (including live in camps)
  • Strength and conditioning programs, support and advice (including functional movement screening)
  • Optical screening
  • Sports science testing and support
  • Education/personal development sessions
  • Opportunities to compete in events