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Korfball

Sports Development

Korfball is a mixed gender Dutch sport with similarities to basketball and netball. SUKC was established in 2012 by a handful of players who already knew the sport. Within a year, they had assembled and trained up a cohort of Spartans - all new to the sport - and surprised everyone by finishing 5th at Nationals.

Boosted by its early success, SUKC's membership exploded in 2014 with a second team already filling out. The Spartans climbed to 3rd place at Nationals, with our very own Nikesh Patel voted as player of the tournament. An incredible achievement for someone who had started just a year ago. Our Spartan pros, Alex Bell and Kate Hotton, were also called up to represent England at the U21 European Championships. How did SUKC celebrate its third birthday? With the treble of course.

Not only were the Spartans crowded National Champions, they went undefeated in both the league and the OKA Chris Carter Cup! To polish off a perfect season, Alex Bell, Kate Hotton, Nikesh Patel and Emma Bryant made the GB World Cup squad.

Fancy yourself as a Spartan? Want to contribute to 2016's success? We'll train you up - no prior experience is required.

Contact us on korfball@soton.ac.uk or get in touch through our Facebook and Twitter accounts.


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Membership Information

These are the current membership plans offered by Korfball, although many groups offer a free period for new members to try out their group.

  • Annual Membership (£55)
    This allows the payer to attend training sessions and makes them eligible to be selected for league and BUCS games and will subsidize their entry into tournaments with the club.
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This Years Committee

All student groups within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Korfball this year are:

  • Emma Bryant
    President
  • Thomas Darnell
    Kit and Sponsorship
  • James Gouldson
    1st Team Captain
  • Thomas Kelly
    Treasurer
  • Matthew Venables
    Secretary
  • Jonathan Clark
    Tour and Tournaments
  • Iona Doig
    2nd Team Captain
  • Dinesh Yoganantham
    Vice President
  • Bishoy Romani
    Media and Fundraising
  • Nathan Bramley
    Social Secretary
  • Raglan Meredith
    Social Secretary
  • Stephen Kelly
    3rd Team Captain

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