Netball

Asha Francis

Sport / Event > Netball

Position > Goal Shooter, Goal Attack, Wing Attack

Date and Place of Birth > 20.03.1986

Height > 177cm

Coached by > Jess Thirlby

Date arrived at Team Bath >

Clubs > Team Bath

Occupation > Teacher who is taking time out to be a mum to Elise

Biography >

Returning captain Asha Francis leads the 2015 squad after a season away to give birth to her daughter, Elise. The modern foreign languages teacher has competed in seven of ten super league championships. Her wealth...

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Ama Agbeze

Sport/Event: Netball

Position: Goal Defence/Goal Keeper

Date and Place of Birth: 12 November 2013, Selly Oak

Height: 6ft 3in

Clubs: Loughborough Lightning, Leeds Carnegie, Team Bath, West Coast Fever, Melbourne Vixens, Central Pulse

Biography:

Former Team Bath netballer Ama currently plies her trade in New Zealand with Haier Pulse, a Wellington-based team who compete in the ANZ Championship.

Ama has won over 50 caps for England, establishing herself as on of the top defence players in the game since she make her début in 2001.

Career highlights:
Selected...

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Gemma Sole

Sport/Event: Netball

Date and Place of Birth: September 1990, Scotland

Date arrived at Team Bath: September 2009

Course of Study:
Modern Languages and European Studies

Occupation: Human Resources professional, International netballer

Representational honours: Scotland

Biography:

Sporting excellence runs in Gemma's family. She is the daughter of the Grand-Slam-winning former Scotland rugby captain David Sole, who was part of the victorious British Lions squad of 1989. Gemma followed in her father's footsteps, becoming a full Scottish international, although this time on the Netball court, not the rugby pitch.

A talented...

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Denise Ellis

Denise EllisTitle > Regional Development Coach at Netball South West

Athletes Coached >
National Excel Athletes
The University of Bath High Performance Netball Group
Team Bath Toucans Premier Squad.
Assistant SL Coach
The Univesity of BAth BUCS Squads

Qualifications > B. Ed (Hons)  PE & IT, Advanced Coach

Biography >
Denise left Team Bath in December 2013 after a successful period assisting Jess Thirlby in coaching our Superleague Netaball team. She is now employed by...

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Abigail Burgess

Abigail BurgessSport/Event >
Netball

Place of Birth >
Bath, UK

Height > 173cm

Coached by >
Zaya Morris-Taylor

Date started the Talent Development Programme >
24 February 2012

School of Study>
Ralph Allen

Clubs >
Team Bath

Biography  >
Abi is in Year 10 and a pupil at Ralph Allen School.

She plays for the school’s Netball, Hockey, Football, Cricket and Rounders team and is a member of the school’s Dance Club.

Abigail plays Netball for the U16s...

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