News Archive, Category: Netball

Team Bath tournament a “huge success on and off court” as BBC Sport bring netball to global audience

06 January 2018

Team Bath Netball got their 2018 off to a cracking start as they came out on top in a hugely-entertaining tri-tournament against Severn Stars and Wasps Netball, broadcast live on BBC Sport. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold came from behind to beat Stars 35-27 and then overcame 2017 Superleague champions Wasps 29-25 in the final match of a fantastic afternoon of netball at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Wasps were also 39-32 victors...

BBC Sport to show live coverage of Team Bath Netball tri-tournament in groundbreaking agreement

04 January 2018

Netball fans are set for a treat this weekend when Team Bath, Wasps Netball and Severn Stars feature in a tri-tournament which is sold-out but which will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website, BBC Sport app and available via the Red Button on connected TVs. Saturday's annual Tri-Tournament – staged in the Team Bath Arena at the University of Bath – will this year receive global exposure through the online coverage announced by Team...

World wins, family fun and a royal return made 2017 memorable at Sports University of the Year

26 December 2017

It was a year that saw the University of Bath named as the country’s top sports university, welcome royalty and thousands of families to the Sports Training Village and celebrate plenty more success on the national and international stage. Now, with a memorable 2017 coming to a close and the dawn of an exciting Olympic and Commonwealth year upon us, it is time to reflect on another outstanding 12 months at one of the country’s...

The BUCS season so far – plenty of promise for student sport clubs going into 2018

20 December 2017

As we head into the Christmas break, SU Bath Sport Officer Will Galloway and BUCS Performance Officer Sophie Thomas provide a sport-by-sport review of an exciting first half of the 2017-18 British Universities & Colleges Sport [BUCS] season for University of Bath students… American Football: Despite introducing a rookies league into their weekly training in an attempt to get more people playing sooner, the team have sadly fallen in all their battles so far this...

National champions and international athletes among exciting new cohort of University of Bath sporting scholars

18 December 2017

Sixteen student-athletes who have already made their mark on the national and international stage are the latest intake of scholars to receive support on both their sporting and academic journeys from the University of Bath. This year’s cohort includes an England Rugby Sevens player, an international heptathlete from the United States, three Team Bath Netball stars, a British swimming champion and emerging talents in hockey, modern pentathlon, rowing, tennis and windsurfing. The talented group, who...

Another chance for talented young sportspeople to try out for Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme

15 December 2017

The Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme will be staging another free screening day in January, offering young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential the chance to try out for the talent development scheme. As well as testing their physical fitness, speed and power, the screening day – taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village from 8.30am on Saturday, January 6 – will also feature an introduction to sports psychology. It is...

Team Bath Netball spring into action at Super Fours tournament in Surrey

10 December 2017

Team Bath Netball continued their preparations for the 2018 Vitality Netball Superleague season with three encouraging performances at the inaugural Springfree Super Fours tournament on Saturday. The round-robin competition was hosted by Surrey Storm and also featured Scottish franchise UWS Sirens and Benecos Mavericks, who took the title after edging out Team Bath 42-39 in the final match of the day thanks to three goals in the last minute. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold had...

Kadeen Corbin celebrates half-century of caps by inspiring England Netball to series victory over Malawi

26 November 2017

Team Bath Netball’s Kadeen Corbin has strengthened her claim for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games selection with two standout performances for England against Malawi Queens over the weekend. England Head Coach Tracey Neville described Corbin’s shooting as “world-class” after her player-of-the-match display inspired the Roses to a hard-fought 66-60 victory over the tourists in Friday’s opening match. Corbin was hugely influential once again on Sunday, on her 50th appearance for her country, as England took...

Team Bath Netball to host Superleague champs and local rivals in January tri-tournament

23 November 2017

Netball’s 2018 will burst into action on January 6 when Team Bath take on Wasps and Severn Stars in a curtain-raising tri-tournament at the Team Bath Arena. Starting at 1pm, fans will be entertained by three matches featuring the Blue and Gold, 2017 Vitality Netball Superleague champions Wasps and Stars, who were exciting league debutantes last season. Tickets are on sale now for what promises to be an exciting start to another big year of...

Josie Janz-Dawson and Sophie Drakeford-Lewis have joined Team Bath Netball for the 2018 Superleague season

Team Bath Netball to take on Wales in first pre-season friendly

14 November 2017

The new-look Team Bath Netball squad will get their first competitive run-out of pre-season this weekend when they take on the Welsh national squad preparing for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The match is taking place at Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre on Saturday (4pm) and will provide the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold with an early opportunity to test out new combinations in a game environment. Australian defender Josie Janz-Dawson and England U21 goal-shooter Sophie...

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