Being thrown into the deep end, MN went from never having played any external Netball teams to playing (and absolutely smashing) the England Men's and Mixed Netball Nationals. Our performance captain chose 14 members to train and take to nationals, whilst others were cheering them on from the stands. It was a surreal experience which after weeks we still can't get over.
MVP of the Tournament 2022: Manish Manoj
To win this award, the umpires chose the player who impressed them the most at the end of each match. Warwick MN won man of the match in EVERY SINGLE game we played. Overall in the whole tournament, Manish won the most of these, hence this award.
When we heard his name announced it's safe we all screamed and clapped for him.
So incredibly proud of this man.
Manish had never played netball before coming to us, so this was such an achievement as he was going up against some of the best players in the country.
What Does This Mean for Us?
1. We are working on increasing competitive opportunities for our members (matches against other external teams).
2. Our league will now be more casual, for our members who want to play in a league but maybe aren't too confident yet.
3. Our Dev Captain (Oscar Salter) is going to be looking for a team to take to Nationals 2022.
4. Warwick MN will be given more travel opportunities (and supporters can come along too).