At the recent Vicki Wilson Netball Cup, the Moreton Bay College Opens team went undefeated all tournament to be crowned Queensland Champions. Run by Netball Queensland and endorsed by Queensland School Sport, the Vicki Wilson Championship is the premier netball competition for high schools across Queensland.

Teams compete in Vicki Wilson Shield (Years 7 to 9) and Vicki Wilson Cup (Years 10 to 12) divisions. Queensland high schools play off against other schools in their school sport region in the Vicki Wilson Cup preliminary rounds. The top 20 schools in Vicki Wilson Cup and Vicki Wilson Shield from across the state then enter the Vicki Wilson Cup finals series for the chance to be crowned state champion.

“The Vicki Wilson Cup and Shield Finals are the highlight on the netball calendar for Queensland secondary schools, attracting strong participation numbers from across the state,” said Erin Hodgkin, Participation Officer, Netball Queensland “Through this competition, Netball Queensland can unearth talented players, coaches and umpires who go on to join our development programs and pathways.”

With six out of the eight MBC team members already playing in State teams, the team went into the competition feeling confident. “After defending the QGSSSA Premiership, we knew we could bring home the Vicki Wilson Cup”, said Lily Gribble, Netball Co-Captain, Moreton Bay College. “I'm so proud to have been a part of this incredible achievement, for the girls and the school”.

This year was also the first year the College had a Junior team qualify for this tournament, with the team finishing in 6th place.

“We're proud of our strong netball culture at MBC”. said Peter Foster, Head of Co-Curriculum at The Moreton Bay CollegesWe nurture our younger players, as evidenced by the strength of our Junior Squads, and do our best to set all our players up for success”.