Cambridge University Ladies’ Netball Club

Welcome to CULNC!

Hi, I’m Libby and I’m the Club Captain for the 2022/23 season. CULNC is one of the most popular and successful female sporting clubs in Cambridge. We consist of 4 teams, the Blues, Jays, Swallows and Wrens, with weekly training up to 4 times a week. The Blues, Jays and Swallows compete in weekly BUCS matches, and the newly introduced Wrens will play against local teams. The highlight of our season is the Varsity Match against Oxford in Lent Term and the Club will be training hard this season to secure wins for all teams.

We also run very 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.

Libby Bryant – CULNC Club Captain 2022/23






Recent News

Blues vs Birmingham 2’s

The Blues faced Birmingham 2’s on their own territory this week. A team known to bring both physicality and aggression onto the court, the Blues understood that the challenge ahead was not going to be easy. Birmingham fought with intensity from the first whistle,...

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Jays vs Warwick

Despite a unintentional extra warmup sprinting into the Warwick sports centre to avoid the rain, the Jays were feeling energised after a motivational talk by our captain, Amelia Burdett, ahead of the first quarter against Warwick 1s. We started the first quarter...

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Swallows Swoop Win Against Leicester

Swallows began their match against Leicester 3's with a questionable start. A few missed shots and challenging play left the first quarter at a dizzying 16-7 to Leister. The Swallows realised they had to step up their game. Team changes and a brilliant motivational...

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Each year we hold trials for the 4 university teams. Preseason will generally run from 19th September- 3rd October and will be hosted at Cambridge University Sports Centre. The 2 weeks will include netball training sessions and fitness to help everyone get back into the swing of things!

Trials are open to all members of the university and we encourage everyone from freshers to post-grads to trial and showcase their best netball. For more information visit the preseason and trials page.

University Netball

The Squads

We run 4 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 four teams.

This is Netball

We love our sport and our club. Watch our promo video and listen to our podcast to find out more about CULNC’s activities both on and off the court!


The Netball Varsity Match is an annual match held between the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford. The Varsity Match will have four matches with the traditional Cambridge Blues vs. Oxford Blues match, the Cambridge Jays vs. Oxford Roos 2nds team match, the Cambridge Swallows vs. Oxford Emus 3rds team match and the Cambridge Wrens vs. Oxford Koos 4th team match.

This year the match was held in Oxford in February 2022.

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

Sponsors & Partners