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Korfball

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 2018/19'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.


About Korfball

Membership Fee Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Korfball, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

NameCostValid PeriodDetailsJoin
Year Membership£6022/09/2018 - 20/09/2019This includes travel to local leagues, reduced rates on tournaments and tours, qualified coaching each week, opportunities to do additional korfball courses and a social shirt!Buy Now
Semester 2 Membership£3007/01/2019 - 01/09/2019Includes training, entry to the weekend league, travel to away league games, all affiliations, any external coaching, BUCS entry/ travel. Buy Now

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The Committee

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

  • Jessica Illingworth
    2nd Team Captain
  • Sophie Brown
    3rd Team Captain
  • Megan Gaen
    Kit and Sponsorship
  • Natasha Wilson
    Media and Fundraising
  • Thomas Kelly
    President
  • Iona Doig
    Secretary
  • James Poulton
    Social Sec
  • Robert Scott
    Social Sec
  • Elenie Biscombe
    Tour and Tournaments
  • Amber Moore
    Tour and Tournaments
  • Alexandra Thomas
    Treasurer
  • Rebecca Fletcher
    Vice-President