2024 - 2028
Following a major review of the Victorian Netball League, Netball Victoria revised the structure of the the competition for 2024 - 2028 with a re-defined purpose: "VNL delivers the training & competition environment to develop athletes, cacohes, technical officials and administrators within the Victorian performance pathway." Click here for Netball Victoria Media Release.
Boroondara EXPRESS was successful in achieving a new licence and 3 new licences have been granted - Western Warriors (north-west), Bendigo Strikers & Gippsland Stars. Ariels were unsuccessful in this licence period.
The new competition
- has expanded to 12 licences in total (9 metro & 3 regional).
- will have 2 divisions - Championship & 23&Under - instead of 3 (Champ, Division 1 and 19U)
- will include up to 2 development teams per club, recognised formally as VNL development teams (VNL reserves)
2018, 2019 - 2023
All VNL clubs had their licenses extended for season 2018 whilst Netball Victoria conducted an extensive review of the VNL program.
Applications for the 2019 - 2023 licenses were opened up to both existing VNL clubs and new clubs, with an ongoing maximum of 10 clubs accepted into the competition - meaning that existing clubs MAY be replaced by a new VNL club. The announcement of the 10 successful clubs was made by Netball Victoria on September 6, 2018.
Boroondara Netball Association (EXPRESS) has been successful in achieving a 5 year VNL licence. Once again, feedback from the VNL Reference Group was extremely positive, cementing our position as a premier netball Association in Victoria.
Click here for the full announcement.
2015 - 2017
Following an extensive review of the 10 clubs involved in the VNL competition, Boroondara EXPRESS (formerly Genesis) will have its VNL licence renewed for a further 3 seasons (2015 - 2017). Feedback received from the VNL Reference Group was extremely positive with particular emphasis on our administration, development programs, long standing sponsors, communication, integral relationship with the Boroondara Netball Association and strong playing group support.
2012 - 2014
Boroondara Genesis is granted another 3 year licence in the Victorian Netball League (2012 - 2014)
2009 - 2011
Netball Victoria announced today the ten successful licencees in the new Victorian Netball League (2009-2011). We are proud to announce that the Boroondara Netball Association was granted one of the ten licences. Each licence group will have a team in each of the three VNL divisions: Championship, Division 1 and 19&Under. The new VNL structure is expected to deliver netball to a new level for players, coaches, umpires and administrators from across Victoria. Congratulations to our supporters and everyone involved in our application.
Click for link to the official Netball Victoria Victorian Netball League website