CULNC is one of the largest and most successful women’s sports clubs at Cambridge University. CULNC is a highly competitive club, promoting equally enjoyment alongside success. Netball is the largest female sport in British Universities & Colleges Sport and Cambridge is proud to have 4 competitive teams, the Blues, Jays, Swallows and Wrens. We’re excited to continue running the development squad which is open to everyone. Furthermore, the annual Varsity Match against Oxford is not only the highlight of the season, but often its ‘Varsity Magic’ leads to outstanding performances. We are extremely proud of our achievements and wish to maintain our reputation as a dedicated and friendly Club.

CULNC aims to promote high performance, success, and fun at both college and university level. Our development squad links college and university netball in order to make the most of the talent that Cambridge has to offer. For more information see our development squad page.

Aside from the university teams, CULNC also runs the extremely popular College Netball League and annual Cuppers tournaments for both ladies and mixed netball. Both of these are great opportunities for players of all abilities to get involved at a more social level. We encourage as many as possible to come along and have a go. So, everything to play for!

On behalf of CULNC, I would like to thank our coach and all our supporters and sponsors. Your continued dedication is highly valued and immensely appreciated.

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If you have any general questions or feedback for us, please don’t hesitate to contact us.



Club members are expected to attend all training sessions, and be present for BUCS matches on Wednesday afternoons when selected. We appreciate that timetabling your academic studies around Netball isn’t always possible, so please get in touch and with any concerns.

Training and Matches

Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
Blues & Jays 20:00-22:00 BUCS Match



Swallows & Wrens 18:00-20:00 BUCS Match 16:30-17:30 08:00-10:00
Dev. Squad 09:00-10:00

The Blues, Jays and Swallows all play weekly BUCS matches on a Wednesday afternoon alternating home and away matches. All teams will each have a Varsity match against Oxford, this year taking place in Cambridge.


Being a member of CULNC is great fun both on and off the court. Our Social Secretary organises regular Wednesday socials with other sports clubs in Cambridge, and CULNC also attends many highlights of the Cambridge sporting calendar including the Hawks & Osprey’s Ball and Varsity Rugby Match at Twickenham. Other events include CULNC Christmas Party, Annual Dinner and Varsity celebrations.

Blue Status

Netball is a Full Blue sport. 1st team players have the opportunity to qualify for a Blue. All 1st, 2nd and 3rd team players who play in the Varsity Match are awarded University Colours, which entitles Osprey membership. Extraordinary Blues may be awarded on an individual basis via an application to the Blues Committee.

If you have any further question please contact us!


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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