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Players of the future to learn from stars

Players of the future to learn from stars at MILO Netball Discovery Days

Over 1800 young netballers will have the chance to improve their skills and learn from the best at twelve MILO Netball Discovery Days to be held around New Zealand during August.

MILO Netball Discovery Days are designed to help players aged 11 to 13 improve their skills and learn about key aspects of the game. Activities are interactive, with a focus on participation, and will cover a wide variety of netball skills.

A Silver Fern will take part in each of the MILO Netball Discovery Days to share netball tips and get involved in the activities, giving players a chance to meet their netball heroes.

MILO Marketing Manager Maree Glading says that MILO is committed to encouraging young New Zealanders to participate in sport.

“We’re delighted to be supporting the MILO Netball Discovery Days for the fourth year, giving young netball fans the chance to meet a Silver Fern and to get involved in netball,” she said.

Netball New Zealand’s Game Development Manager Kate Agnew says that MILO Netball Discovery Days are excellent opportunities for young players to improve their game, and for others to be introduced to the sport.

“It’s vital for the future of netball that young players from around New Zealand have the opportunity to develop their skills and we’re very glad that we can provide opportunities for this to happen through the MILO Netball Discovery Days,” she said.

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MILO Netball Discovery Day Dates:
Thursday 3 August, 9am-12pm
Mount Action Centre, Mt Maunganui

Thursday 3 August, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Pettigrew Green Arena, Napier

Sunday 6 August, 9.00-12.00pm
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North

Tuesday 8 August, 10.30am – 2.00pm
Auckland Netball Centre

Tuesday 8 August, 10am – 1.30pm
Morrinsville Event Centre

Wednesday 9 August, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Otara Leisure Centre

Friday 11 August, 11.00am – 2.30pm
ASB Kensington Stadium, Whangarei

Friday 11 August, 10.00am – 1.30pm
Taupo Events Centre

Sunday 20 August, 10.00am – 1.30pm
Stadium Southland, Invercargill

Tuesday 22 August, 4.30 – 7.30pm
QEII Stadium, Christchurch

Wednesday 23 August, 4.00 – 7.00pm
Edgar Centre, Dunedin

Friday 25 August, 9.00am – 12.00pm
Stadium 2000, Blenheim


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