Korfball

What is korfball? With Dutch origins, best described as a mix between netball and basketball. It is the only mixed team sport where players alternate between attacking and defending, allowing everyone a chance to shoot.

It is a sport for all with the social side arguably being the main event. As a mixed team sport, we hoast some of the best socials in the SU. We are a laid back club, welcoming new members throughout the year in welcome week, or even through Engage Sports sessions later in the year. So, if you want to try something new and be part of one of the best clubs in the university, come and give Korfball a go! Come check us out at the welcome fair on Sept 25th/26th (click here for details

Taster Sessions will occur at the start of term and more importantly, will be completely FREE. These will be 4-6pm Saturday 30th Sept, 4-6pm Sunday 1st Oct and 7-8pm Saturday 7th Oct in the David Ross Sports Village. All sessions are the same so pick the one that's most convenient for you or come to them all! In the weekdays after we'll be hosting some introductory training sessions too.

University of Nottingham Korfball Club has four teams to cater for all abilities and commitment level. Our teams play weekly in three leagues and travel to fun-filled weekend tournaments. An annual trip to Holland, the home of Korfball, for a huge international tournament and incredible socials are the highlights of the year. Every year we host the University of Nottingham Beginners Tournament which is a fun day of korf played in fancy dress with teams (and newbies) from across the country, It is a great day to learn about korfball and make some new friends! Followed by a social, of course.

UoN Korfball always shines in BUCS events; with our first team continually finishing in the top four teams in the country at National Championships. Our second, third and fourth teams also have the opportunity to win BUCS points allowing us to shine as a club even more: with last year's 2's winning Gold at Trophy and 3's winning silver at National Plate. So if you'd like to be part of one of the nation's most successful university clubs in Korfball, come and have a go!

 

 


Saturday 30th Sept 4-6pm, Sunday 1st October 4-6pm and Saturday 7th October 7-8pm at David Ross Sports Village. Introductory training in the following first couple weeks.

We are always happy to take on new members and there will always be a place on one of our teams for anyone who wants to play at whatever level they choose. Come and have a go!

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1st Team Captain
Emily Rachael Murphy
Club Development Co-ordinator
Alice Kempski
Fixture Secretary
Alex Jordan Hawkins
President
Neil Hudson
Publicity Officer
Gabrielle Ruby Wellon
Secretary
Dominic Coy
Social Secretary
Philip Raymond Barnes
Isobel O'Riordan
Treasurer
Daniel Scerri
Vice-President
Eve Duke
 

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