Sunday 5th March 2023

Netball National Squad Trials

Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6UU

We are excited to announce the return of the Scottish Student National Netball Squad! A squad compiled of the best student netball players in Scotland.

The squad is run by Scottish Student Sport and coached this season by Jen Wilkie, Catherine Johnson and managed by Rebecca Gilmour.


Trials will take place on 5th March. Once nominations have closed players will be invited to trial to one (or both) of the training sessions.

We currently have the following dates in the diary and would ask that any potential trialists ensure their availability for all dates:

  • Trials – 5th March (QMU) 1130-1530
  • Training – 19th March (Strathclyde) 1400-1700
  • Training – 23rd April (Oriam) 1000-1300
  • Match – 6th or 7th May (Edinburgh) 1000-1400

Eligibility: All trialists should be a currently matriculated student at a SSS-affiliated Scottish University or College as per the SSS Terms and Conditions.

To be considered to trial, players must have proven experience of playing at high level university/college netball or similar e.g. Junior National Squads or Regional/Franchise Pathways.  If you are unsure if you meet the criteria then please email Jen and we can discuss your application with you.

Trial Fee: £5 per player (covers the cost of the hall bookings).

Please note that selection for the Squad will incur additional costs which will be communicated in due course. Please discuss with your Sports Union as to whether they can support you with these fees

Trial Fee Payment: You will be able to pay by card via the SSS Playwaze booking system. If you wish to request support from your Sports Union to cover the cost of your attendance, please click ‘Defer Payment’ and this will send them an invoice request. PLEASE NOTE – you should talk to your Sports Union about financial support BEFORE you sign-up to this event

How to Nominate Yourself to Trial: Please click HERE to sign up to trial via the SSS Playwaze booking system. You will need to create an account in order to sign up, so please see out Playwaze How To Guide

Deadline for Nominations: 4pm, Monday 27th February 2023

Important Information:

  • You will be asked to provide the name and email address of your usual coach when you sign up to trial, so please have this ready
  • We may not be able to invite all nominees to Trial, depending on the number and quality of the nominations received. If you are not selected, your Trial Fee will not be refunded

Contact: All enquiries about the squad should be directed to SS Netball Chair, Emma Cartmill, on