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EKA Inter Areas 2018

May 28, 2018 in SWKA Squad by beth

This was held at the Spice Ball Arena, Banbury, Oxfordshire on 19th May 2018.

The squad was coached by Emily Jones (Horfield) and was made up of the following:


Ramzi Barbir – Thunder

Jake Cooper – Thunder

Sam Ward – Thunder and Bristol Uni

Martjn Klaver – Bristol City

Owain Turner – Bristol City

Chris Rainforth – Bristol Uni


Ruth Barbir – Thunder

Rebecca Fitch – Thunder

Lizzie Tighe – Thunder and Bristol Uni

Niki James – Thunder

Robyn Welsh – Bristol City

Claire Witham – Exeter City

The squad finished 5th with just two losses all day.

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Season 2017-18

May 28, 2018 in Awards by beth

Winners and runners up – 2017/18
Senior Ref of the Year – Jake Cooper (Bristol Thunder)
New Ref of the Year – Jo Davies (Exeter Uni)
Champions – Bristol Uni 1 – and promoted to Western Regional League
Runners Up – Horfield 1
Male MVP – Paul Kim – Exeter Uni
Female MVP – Meg Collins – Taunton Soul
Male Top Scorer – Stuart Hall (Gloucester Lions) – 80 goals
Female Top Scorer – Emily Jones (Horfield 1) – 41 goals
Relegated – Bristol Thunder 3
Play off winners to retain their league position – Taunton Soul 2

Champions – Exeter City 2 – and promoted to SWKL1
Runners Up – Bristol City 2
Male MVP – Stephen Penny – Taunton Soul 3
Female MVP – Sarah Chapman  – Gloucester Lions 3
Male Top Scorer – Mike Hatch (Bristol City) – 46 goals
Female Top Scorer – Rosie Stewart (Exeter City 2) – 38 goals


Winners – Bristol Thunder 1

EKA Promotion Winners – Bristol Thunder 1

SWKL End of Season Awards 2015/16

March 14, 2016 in Awards by Michelle

Thanks everyone for a fab day of korf at Merchant’s Academy. We had Steve Jones (international referee) officiating the Gloc vs Exeter City match – great game to watch. Award Winners from the evening do at Colston Yard (super venue and great hosts, by the way) are:

DIVISION 3 Winners: Exeter City
‘New Ref of the Season’: Susannah Johnson (Horfield)
‘Ref of the Season’: Tom Richards (Gloucester Lions)

Top Scorer (Female): Leah Elston-Thompson (Bristol Thunder)
Top Scorer (Male): Sam Alexander (Bristol Thunder)
MVP (Female): Ruby Gatehouse (Horfield)
MVP (Male): Conor Smyth (Bristol Thunder)
League Runners-up: Taunton Soul 2
League Winners: Bristol Thunder 3

Top Scorer (Female): Essy King (Bristol University)
Top Scorer (Male): Tom McLaren (Taunton Soul)
MVP (Female): Lois Haddock (Gloucester Lions)
MVP (Male): Tom Richards (Gloucester Lions)
League Runners-up: Bristol University 1
League Winners: Exeter City

Well done everybody. Hopefully we can get some photos up on here and Facebook.

WRL Play-off – Sunday, 8 May 2016

March 7, 2016 in Competition by Michelle

This is a round-robin play-off to earn the opportunity to compete in the Regional League in the 2016/17 season.

The participants in this round-robin are the 8th placed team in the current season in the WRL, along with the winners of SWKL1, the winners of the Welsh League and the winners of the Oxfordshire League.

The venue will be City Academy, Bristol. Time is provisionally booked from 1 – 5pm. This will be refined as the matches and participants are confirmed.

SWKL Play-off – Sunday, 24 April 2016

March 7, 2016 in Competition by Michelle

The play-off between the 7th placed team in SWKL1 and 2nd placed team in SWKL2 will take place on Sunday, 24 April 2016. The winner of this match will compete in SWKL1 next season.

Participants and, therefore, venue and time to be agreed.

SWKA AGM – Sunday, 17 June 2018

February 19, 2015 in Admin by Michelle

This year’s AGM will be held in The inn on the Green Bristol on Sunday 17 June 2018. All clubs encouraged to attend – you have one vote.

Agenda will  be released by 3 June 2018

Inter-Areas 2016 Returns to Bristol – Sunday, 15 May 2016

February 18, 2015 in Competition by Michelle

The South West Korfball Association will once again welcome players from across the country to Bristol for the England Korfball Inter-Area competition on Sunday, 15 May 2016. England Korfball area associations will be joined by a team from the British Students as well as the senior national teams from Scotland and Wales.

South West clubs will be well represented in the competition at The City Academy Bristol.

The competition runs from 9am to 5pm across three courts at the City Academy, Russell Town Avenue, Bristol. Book your place on the viewing gallery and come along and support your club-mates.