Welcome to southcoastblaze

About Us

About IMB South Coast Blaze

IMB South Coast Blaze is a franchise in the Netball NSW Premier League, the pinnacle of netball competition in NSW, with an Opens and Under 23s team. The franchise nurtures the best current and emerging elite netball talent from the South Coast and South Western Sydney, including the Illawarra, Kiama, Shoalhaven and Macarthur regions.

IMB South Coast Blaze is an independent Premier League Franchise supported by Association Members Illawarra District Netball Association and Campbelltown District Netball Association as well as St George District Netball Association, Southern Highlands Netball Association and Eurobodalla Netball Association.

We are proudly supported by our Naming Rights Partner, IMB Bank, and our Franchise Partner, Cleary Bros, and also have the non-financial support of the Illawarra Academy of Sport.

2023 IMB South Coast Blaze player leadership team stand with IMB Bank General Manager Corporate Services, Lauren Wise (top right)

The Shimano South Coast Blaze Indigenous Emerging Talent Scholarship

The Shimano South Coast Blaze Indigenous Emerging Talent Scholarship

Each year, one Indigenous athlete from the South Coast Blaze program (Player, Training Partners or TIP athlete) or a representative level player from an #OurBlaze Partner Association, will be identified to receive a $500 scholarship to assist with the costs of training as an elite athlete and assist in their netball journey.

This is a wonderful opportunity, and we thank Shimano for their commitment to improving opportunities for young Indigenous Athletes in our Programs.

Learn more about the Shimano South Coast Blaze Indigenous Emerging Talent Scholarship program.

Club Captain

Taylah Davies, Opens player, South Coast Blaze

Opens player Taylah Davies is the South Coast Blaze Club Captain. She don’s the coveted number #1 dress.

“I’m honoured to be Club Captain of the South Coast Blaze and I’m thrilled to wear the Blaze dress. I’m also incredibly proud to lead our club, to continue to build on the fabric of culture we have developed and to support an enduring pathway for elite netball on the South Coast.”
Taylah Davies, Club Captain, Season 2020 and 2021

Meet Taylah.