Netball Scotland Awards a further 32 Thistle Mark Awards

14th March 2017

Netball Scotland are delighted to announce the continued success of our newly launched Club Accreditation Scheme; The Thistle Mark, continues to recognise and reward our hard working clubs. The panel responsible for processing 40 applications, as part of this cycle, were impressed by the level of time and effort being invested in making our clubs go from good to great. The Thistle Mark criteria is set to ensure that clubs have a clear progressive pathway and are recognised and rewarded for what they achieve.


Application breakdown as follows-


Gold – 4

Silver – 4

Bronze – 33


In total we were thrilled to award a total of 32 further Thistle Mark awards in this cycle, bringing our total to 74 accredited clubs in Scotland.




Following on from the sucess St Andrews Netball Club had in the first cycle of applications we are delighted to announce a further three clubs have been granted Silver Thistle Marks to reward their clubs sucessful govenance, profile, empowerment and performance.


Congratulations to Bucksburn Netball club, Rebound Netball Club and Holyrood Netball.  




Thistle Mark Bronze Awards were achieved on this cycle by –


Aberdeen University

ACES Netball Club


BBN Biggar

BBN Blantyre

BBN Camglen

BBN East Kilbride

Bridge of Earn


Cowie Juniors

Cowie Ladies

Dumfries Blues

Dumbarton Harp

Dunfermline Juniors

Glasgow Flames

Glasgow University





Moray BBN

New Deer

Queen Margaret University


St Andrews University


Strathclyde University

Gala Gazelles



The second cycle is now open and applications are welcomed until 31st May 2017.


Looking to complete a Thistle Mark Application or just want more details about the scheme click here.


We would like to thank all those clubs who submitted an application and look forward to their continued success.






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