The East Region Goalden Globe presentations took place on Sunday 22nd November 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 restrictions the event was delivered via a celebration video which was released through Netball East's social media platforms.

Nominees and guests joined Netball East on Facebook at 2.30pm to help celebrate netball in the region and honour the volunteers who have been invaluable in helping to grow Netball in the region. The presentation included stories and footage from the nominees across all 8 categories followed by a volunteer recognition awards ceremony,  Guest speakers included, Sheelagh Redpath East President and HLM, Joan Mills MBE, EN president and HLM, Dawn Bullimore East Essex County Chair and Imogen Greatbatch EN Volunteer Lead,

 The East Region Goalden Globe 2020 winners are:

• Sheelagh Redpath Officiating Award (grassroots) –  Phyll Karkoski

 • Outstanding Club of the year Award –  Crosskeys

 • Grassroots Coach award - Chloe Baker

 • Chris Harpham / Young Volunteer Award – Emily Stanton

 • Muriel McNally Award – Linda Gaine

 • Mary Bulloch Administrator Award – Helen Preston

 • Unsung Hero Award– Myra Hawtree

 • Netball Teacher Award – Lisa Rattu

Presenting the Goalden Globe awards were: Paul Clark East Chair, Sheelagh Redpath East President and HLM, Cheryl Danson OBE and HLM and Yvonne Adshead East HLM.

It was a lovely afternoon celebrating the amazing work and valued support given by our volunteers and the achievements of those within East region.

Congratulations to all our winners who will now go forward to be nominated for the England Netball Vitality Goalden Globes 2020. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the National event will be delivered virtually on Thursday 10th December at 7.45pm, where the National Winners will be announced.  Our very best wishes and good luck to all the East winners for the National event.  


Linda Gaine

Linda is a key part of the Colchester league Committee and dedicates a lot of her time to helping the league to grow. A thoroughly deserved award, well done Linda!

Linda will now go forward to be nominated for the England Netball Vitality Goalden Globes 2020, taking place virtually on Thursday 10th December.