News from the Netball Scoop committee

News from the Netball Scoop committee

By |2018-07-19T22:26:24+10:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: AUS, NZ, UK, World|5 Comments

It’s been a privilege to hold the role of Netball Scoop Chair since October 2016. It’s a role that is ever-changing and ever-challenging and I feel I’ve given it a good crack. But it’s time to step aside.

Having been around in the original Sportzline forum-era back in 2001 and seeing the online community grow and morph into what has become Netball Scoop has been pretty remarkable.

Being involved in netball in this capacity is never something I set out to do – every opportunity I’ve had involving netball I feel has been from sheer luck, but I am truly grateful for the privilege.

As the first Chair of Netball Scoop, it was important to implement a vision ensuring growth and longevity and I hope I’ve created a solid foundation for that to continue.

Netball Scoop has grown significantly in its (almost) seven years of existence – from the quality and quantity of contributors, to the following of nearly 35,000 across social media.

Having also overseen the social media platforms for the last few years I’ll miss the banter, the laughs, the GIFs and memes, navigating the sea of opinions, but most importantly sharing the work of the brilliant Netball Scoop writers and photographers. They are truly some of the best in the business.

I’ll wrap up my duties at the end of the 2018 Suncorp Super Netball season, with a new Chair to be announced following the AGM in early September.

I encourage you to continue supporting Netball Scoop, the committee and the team at large as they strive to continue showcasing the best sport in the world with integrity and unrivalled passion.



Michael Hutchinson
Outgoing Netball Scoop Chair

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  1. Rona Hunnisett July 20, 2018 at 2:41 am

    Omg, you will be missed! Thanks for all your help, guidance, knowledge and general good humour – you have made a significant mark on where Scoop is now. Enjoy your down time…but not too much of it 😉 Don’t be a stranger! x

  2. Pardalote July 20, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    You have done terrific work, Lurch, thankyou

  3. Clayhay July 20, 2018 at 10:16 pm

    This is a huge loss to NS. Thank you for everything you have done Please dont walk away completely… your input, insight and stats would be missed too much!

  4. Michael Hutchinson July 20, 2018 at 10:18 pm

    I won’t be too far.

    See you in Liverpool next year, Rona?

  5. Woodsy August 31, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Can anyone tell me when the cut off date for players to sign for their nz team for anz championships. Greatly appreciated if u know the date.

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