News Archive, Category: Netball

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...

Young fans Hannah Holness and Molly Goult join their heroines on court

Lucky, young fans join Superleague Stars

13 November 2017

Two lucky young fans experienced life as Superleague netballers recently after winning a competition to train with Team Bath Netball’s star-studded squad. Molly Goult, who plays for Team Bath’s U14A side, and friend Hannah Holness got to meet and chat to their favourite players before joining in a fun warm-up session. They then took part in drills and skills training before spending time with coaches Anna Stembridge and Jess Thirlby as they ran the more...

Our region, your team – here’s your Team Bath Netball squad for 2018 Superleague season

31 October 2017

With all 15 players now named for the new Vitality Netball Superleague season, Team Bath Netball unveiled its first full-squad pictures today.  The images, issued this evening, topped a day when the team’s stars were pictured individually on social media against West Country backdrops as excitement builds towards the pre-season tournament and the league itself. “We’re so proud to be a founder franchise of the Superleague and excited at what the future will hold”, said...

Asha Francis, Paige Reed, Abi Robson and Jazz Scott have been named in the 2018 Team Bath Netball Superleague squad

Performance pathway graduates named in 2018 Team Bath Netball Superleague squad as Lois Rideout returns as Futures chief

27 October 2017

Asha Francis, Paige Reed, Abi Robson and Jazz Scott are the latest players confirmed in the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2018 Vitality Superleague season. All of them are graduates of the Blue and Gold’s prolific performance pathway, which has expanded this season to include a network of Academies and Hubs for players right across the South West. Heading up the new Futures Pathway will be Lois Rideout, a former Team Bath Superleague player...

Rachel Shaw, Alex Lane and Anna Hopkin have been named as MJ Church Ambassadors, October 2017

Rachel Shaw, Alex Lane and Anna Hopkin proud to join family of MJ Church Ambassadors

24 October 2017

Team Bath Netball Superleague star Rachel Shaw plus badminton player Alex Lane and swimmer Anna Hopkin, both reigning national champions in their respective sports, are the latest Team Bath athletes to be named as MJ Church Ambassadors. They will join the likes of Paralympic silver-medallist Piers Gilliver (wheelchair fencing) and Olympians Ben Fletcher (judo) and Joe Choong (modern pentathlon) in bringing Team Bath’s partnership with MJ Church alive by attending events and inspiring the company’s...

Team Bath Netball, 2017 British Fast5 All-Stars. CREDIT: Chloe Neill

Team Bath star Kadeen Corbin in England Netball squad for Malawi test series

19 October 2017

Team Bath Netball’s Kadeen Corbin has been named in the England squad for next month’s three-match Vitality Netball International Series against Malawi as the countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games continues. She is joined by sister Sasha and two other former Blue and Gold stars, Rachel Dunn and captain Ama Agbeze, in the 12-strong squad for the Roses’ final internationals of the year. The Malawi Queens are currently ranked sixth in the world...

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Just the job – recruitment experts Investigo to support netball and rugby programmes at University of Bath

17 October 2017

Award-winning recruitment experts Investigo are joining forces with the University of Bath in a unique sporting double-header. The company will support the rugby and netball programmes based at the University for the 2017-18 season. Both the BUCS Super Rugby and Netball Superleague teams will wear the Investigo logo on their kit. Club members from the sports will also enjoy the opportunity to benefit from Investigo’s expertise in the employment market. [caption id="attachment_58298" align="alignright" width="292"] Mia...

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

International stars join Team Bath Netball as 2018 Superleague tickets go on sale

16 October 2017

Josie Janz-Dawson and Sophie Drakeford-Lewis are two new talents announced as joining Team Bath Netball today as tickets go on sale for the Blue and Gold’s 2018 Vitality Superleague home matches. Fans will be able to see them and a host of returning and other stars at the Team Bath Arena that will feature a new reserved-seating format, largely dispensing with the need to queue at the venue on match nights. Current season-ticket holders will...

The Shaw sisters - Rachel (far right) and Jess (third left) have re-signed for Team Bath Netball.

Shaw sisters “sure thing” for Team Bath

15 October 2017

Netball international Rachel Shaw says the Team Bath Netball squad has become “a second family” to her as she and her younger sister Jess sign up to the Blue and Gold for the 2018 Vitality Superleague season. She said: “I really love the buzz and energy around this team and the novelty of putting on the Blue and Gold never wears off for me”. The talented siblings have already played for England and are renowned...

Team Bath launch new performance network

10 October 2017

More talented young netballers from across the South West will now have the chance to develop their game the Blue and Gold way following the launch of a new Team Bath Netball Futures Pathway. Two Team Bath Netball Academies and three Team Bath Netball “Hubs” have been set up across the region, allowing 80 aspiring netballers, aged from 14 to 21, to benefit from top-class coaching and lifestyle and sports science support. This new network...

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