News Archive, Category: Netball

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Another chance to try out for Futures Athlete Development Programme as current stars shine on international stage

15 March 2018

Talented young sportspeople have another opportunity to try out for the Team Bath Futures Athlete Development Programme at a free screening day taking place next month. It is taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.45am to around 2pm on Saturday, April 7, and will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. Athletes currently on the programme – which provides access to...

University of Bath celebrates Gold Coast 2018 and PyeongChang 2018 links by hosting UK’s first Commonwealth Big Lunch

13 March 2018

Some of the country’s top sportspeople joined dignitaries, students and local schoolchildren at the University of Bath today to celebrate its links to both the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Commonwealth Big Lunch, organised and hosted in conjunction with UK Sport, saw 130 guests enjoy food from around the Commonwealth in the first of a nationwide series of events building up to the Commonwealth Heads of Governnment...

Impressive Manchester Thunder side end Team Bath Netball’s winning start to Superleague season

09 March 2018

Team Bath Netball’s winning start to the 2018 Vitality Superleague season was ended by a clinical Manchester Thunder side on Friday. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold edged the first and final quarters in front of a noisy sell-out crowd but Thunder, inspired by excellent goal-attack Kathryn Turner, were fast and fluent going forward and deserved their victory, eventually coming out on top 60-51. Anna Stembridge, Team Bath Netball Superleague Head Coach, said: “We’re obviously disappointed...

International defender Zanele Vimbela joins Team Bath Netball Superleague squad ahead of Thunder clash

07 March 2018

Experienced South African international defender Zanele Vimbela has joined the Team Bath Netball Vitality Superleague squad for the remainder of the 2018 season. The 28-year-old, part of the SPAR Proteas squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, arrived in the UK on Sunday and will be available to make her debut when Manchester Thunder visit the Team Bath Arena on Friday (centre-pass 7.30pm - click here to buy tickets). “I’m setting in very well,...

Chelsea Lewis, January 2018

Team Bath Netball star Chelsea Lewis “could not be prouder” after Wales selection for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

02 March 2018

Chelsea Lewis has become the third Team Bath Netball player to be selected for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after her place in the Wales squad was confirmed on Thursday. The prolific goal-shooter, who can also play goal-attack, has vast international experience having played at two Netball World Cups, in 2011 and 2015, and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. “I am so honoured to be selected to represent Wales at Gold Coast 2018,” said...

MATCH POSTPONED: Team Bath Netball v UWS Sirens is off due to adverse weather conditions

01 March 2018

Team Bath Netball’s Vitality Superleague home match against UWS Sirens on Friday (March 2) has been postponed. Heavy snowfall and the subsequent travel disruption has meant that it is not safe for Sirens, who are based in Glasgow, to make the journey to the South West. The Sports Training Village is also closed from 1.30pm today (Thursday) following an amber weather warning from the Met Office. A rearranged date for the fixture will be announced...

“Resilience and determination” helps Team Bath Netball edge out Severn Stars in last seconds of Superleague thriller

27 February 2018

Head Superleague Coach Anna Stembridge has praised her players’ “resilience and determination” after a goal in the dying seconds against West Country rivals Severn Stars maintained Team Bath Netball’s perfect start to the season. An epic derby match at the University of Worcester on Monday saw the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold trail 39-36 going into the final quarter but draw level at 40-40, only for Stars to respond with three unanswered goals to seemingly regain the momentum. Team...

Layla Guscoth makes an interception as Team Bath Netball beat Surrey Storm 60-44, February 2018

Team Bath Netball provide plenty of home cheer as they quell Storm in front of sell-out crowd

23 February 2018

Team Bath Netball maintained their 100 per cent record for the 2018 Vitality Netball Superleague season by beating Surrey Storm in front of a delighted home crowd on Friday. In their first match this year at the Team Bath Arena, the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold were pegged back to 12-12 at the end of a fluctuating first quarter before giving a sell-out crowd of 1,420 supporters plenty to cheer during a stunning second period. With...

Team Bath Netball tame Celtic Dragons to continue winning start to 2018 Superleague season

20 February 2018

Team Bath Netball will go into their first home of the 2018 Vitality Superleague season this week on the back of two away wins after recording an impressive 54-35 victory at Celtic Dragons on Monday. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold won three of the four quarters and drew the other as they overcame spirited opposition from the Welsh franchise to continue their 100 per cent start to the season. As in the opening match at...

Team Bath Netball’s Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin selected for 2018 Commonwealth Games

14 February 2018

Team Bath Netball’s Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin have been selected by Team England for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It will be a third Games for Blue and Gold captain Beckford-Chambers, who helped England win bronze at Delhi 2010 before narrowly missing out on a medal at Glasgow 2014 with a Roses squad that also included attacking star Corbin. Both are vastly experience on the international stage and last month helped England defeat...

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