Cambridge University Ladies’ Netball Club

Welcome to CULNC!

Hi, I’m Ciara and I’m the Club Captain for the 2020/21 season. CULNC is one of the most popular and successful female sporting clubs in Cambridge.  We consist of 3 teams, the Blues, Jays, and Swallows, each of which competes in weekly BUCS matches and trains up to 3 times a week. We can’t wait to build on the previous successes of each team this season. Despite the disruption caused by Covid-19, CULNC is committed to delivering as high-quality training and matches as possible in a way that is safe for all our players. The highlight of our season is the Varsity March against Oxford in Lent Term and the Club will be training hard this season to secure wins for all 3 teams.

We also run successful college netball leagues including both mixed and women’s teams. There will be an opportunity to sign up for a team through your College.

In addition to the sporting excellence achieved by CULNC, the Club creates an incredibly friendly, welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all its members. We run fun social events weekly throughout the year and foster strong friendships between teammates.

Information about 2020/21 Preseason (which incoming freshers are welcome to attend) and Trials will be made available on this website soon. We hope that many new faces will be joining the CULNC family this year!

Ciara Agnew – CULNC Club Captain 2020/21


Each year we hold trials for the 4 university teams. Preseason will begin during late September and will be hosted at Cambridge University Sports Centre. The week will include three netball training sessions and fitness to help everyone get back into the swing of things!

Trials for new players will be held on Thursday 10th October (time TBC). If you are interested in trialling for CULNC pleaese register and email me ( to get hold of the summer training and preseason programme as these will help you prepare trials.

University Netball

The Squads

We run 3 teams at university level with three competing in BUCS.

The Committee

Meet and get in touch with this year’s committee running the club.

Fixtures and Results

Keep up to date with all the matches from all three teams.

Recent News

Keeping Tabs with CULNC- Episode 1

Missing your netball fix during the long summer months? Look no further because here is the new CULNC podcast! This week our president Rosie had a chat with Mary (both Homerton) about her international netball career and her time at CULNC - you can find our new...

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Overview of the Blues’ season 2019/20

The Blues have had a highly successful and incredibly fun season. It took the Blues a few matches for things to click into place, but once they did the Blues just became better and better. The season began with strong wins over Birmingham 4s and a tough Loughborough...

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Overview of the Jays’ season 2019/20

The Jays have had a fantastic season filled with wins, losses, fun and, unfortunately, quite a few injuries along the way. Our season started with a loss against a strong Loughborough side before we found our mojo in a heavily contested game against Lincoln 1s, with a...

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This is Netball

We love our sport and our club. This year’s Varsity promo video gave us a great opportunity to showcase netball and tackle misconceptions about the rules and nature of the game!


The Netball Varsity Match is an annual match held between the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford. The Varsity Match will have three matches with the traditional Cambridge Blues vs. Oxford Blues match, the Cambridge Jays vs. Oxford Roos 2nds team match and the Cambridge Swallows vs. Oxford Emus 3rds team match.

This year the match was held in Oxford in March 2020

College Netball

League Rules

Find all the league rules and code of conduct here.


We have preseason and hold trials at the start of Michalemas each year.

Fixtures and Results

Keep up with your college ladies and mixed team’s fixtures and results.


Our sponsors are a very important part of our club. They support us year on year and enable us to compete and train in our sport at the level we do. We are glad to be able to help our sponsors gain access to Cambridge University and our growing club.

As our club grows so does our reach and exposure of our sponsors. We are very excited to be returning on Cambridge radio soon.

If you are interested in sponsoring us or giving any help or support, please contact our Sponsorship and Publicity Officer.

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