Edinburgh’s Oriam is set to host the highlight of the Netball Scotland club competition calendar, as the Team Scotland Series continues with the Scottish Netball Finals on Saturday 3 June.
With almost all athlete who represent Scotland at the Commonwealth Games having come through their sport’s National Championships, the Team Scotland Series is a ground-breaking collaboration bringing together Scottish Championship events across 13 Commonwealth Games sports. Part of Team Scotland’s work to support member sports and champion the ongoing success of Scots on the national and international sporting stage, it aims to bring these domestic events to a wider audience, inspiring more Scots to excel.
On Saturday, Scotland’s top club sides will battle it out in the finals of the Scottish Cup, Scottish Youth Cup and Evelyn Beattie Quaich competitions, with the winners crowned Scottish Champions.
East Kilbride are out to defend the Scottish Cup title they took last year in a battle with Glasgow South Saltires. This year’s East Kilbride side defeated Saltires in the semi-final and will take on ENC Onyx in the 2017 final.
Kelvin Netball Club are also reigning title holders after lifting the Evelyn Beattie Quaich in 2016. In an all-Glasgow final on Saturday, Kelvin meet Bellahouston Blaze, who reached the finals with a win over Aberdeen Nets.
The Scottish Youth Cup will see Scotland’s stars of the future take to the court in the U13, U15 and U17 age-groups. Peebles, last year’s winners in the U15 Youth Cup and runner-up in the U13 category, are finalists in both age groups once again.
Hosted at Netball Scotland’s partner facility Oriam, the event returns to the east of the country for the first time in over three decades. After record spectator numbers in 2016, Scotland’s top club players are looking for your support as they go for Scottish Cup glory.
Tickets can be purchased on the door at £5 for adults and £3 for concessions.
Event Schedule (Doors open at 9am):
Evelyn Beattie Quaich (9.30am) Bellahouston Blaze v Kelvin
U13 Youth Cup (11.15am) – Perth & Kinross v Peebles Rockets
U15 Youth Cup (12.35pm)- Peebles Pulse v G84 Pressure
U17 Youth Cup (2.05pm)- Avon v Holyrood Celts
Scottish Cup (3.50pm) – East Kilbride v ENC Onyx
For full information, including venue map visit the Scottish Netball Finals event page.