News Archive, Category: Netball

The Team Bath Netball All-Stars return for a celebratory evening at the Team Bath Arena, 21st June 2024

Rewatch our All-Stars celebration as Team Bath Netball Super League legends return to the Blue & Gold

21 June 2024

There was a celebratory atmosphere at the Team Bath Arena on Friday as past and present Team Bath Netball players donned the famous Blue & Gold for one last time to celebrate the club's trailblazing Super League era. A host of iconic players from the club's two decades - including four members of the inaugural Super League squad in 2005-06 - took to the court alongside the 2024 Super League squad for a hugely-entertaining evening...

Jess Thirlby and Anna Stembridge, present and past England Vitality Roses Head Coaches, were inducted into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport in April 2024 for their contributions to Team Bath Netball

Coaching greats Jess Thirlby and Anna Stembridge back on the Blue & Gold benches for Team Bath Netball All-Stars celebration match

18 June 2024

Team Bath Netball coaching greats Jess Thirlby and Anna Stembridge will be back on the bench at the Team Bath Arena this Friday after being confirmed as the coaches for the All-Stars celebration match. Thirlby and Stembridge, present and past England head coaches respectively, famously forged a successful coaching partnership together with Team Bath but will be on opposition sides for one night only as a Blue team take on a Gold team. The duo...

Team Bath Netball's players and staff line up at the end of their last-ever Netball Super League match against Cardiff Dragons on Saturday 15th June 2024.

Team Bath Netball keep fighting to the end as Super League era comes to an emotional conclusion in Cardiff

16 June 2024

Team Bath Netball’s historic 19-year tenure in the Super League came to an end on Saturday on an emotional evening in Cardiff. Cardiff Dragons claimed a well-deserved 58-41 victory on the night, built on a strong first-half performance, but Team Bath fought to the end and gave a large, vocal travelling contingent of fans in the Utilita Arena plenty to cheer as they won the second half 23-21. Player-coach Kadeen Corbin, a veteran of three...

A graphic promoting the Team Bath Netball All-Stars Super League celebration match at the University of Bath on Friday 21st June 2024

Trailblazing champions among Team Bath Netball legends back in Blue & Gold for All-Stars celebration match at Team Bath Arena

13 June 2024

A host of iconic players from Team Bath Netball’s storied past will be donning the famous Blue & Gold once again on Friday 21st June for an All-Stars match celebrating the franchise’s trailblazing contribution to the sport. Rachel Dunn, Clare Elsley, Tamsin Greenway, Jo Vann and current Head Coach Asha Francis, who all helped Team Bath win the inaugural Super League title during the 2005-06 season, are among the returning stars taking to the Team...

A picture of Team Bath Netball's Phoebe Maslen and Severn Stars player Jess Shaw during their 2024 Netball Super League showdown. CREDIT: Clive Jones

“One last chance to play together” – Team Bath Netball determined to go out on a high in Super League swansong at Cardiff Dragons

10 June 2024

Team Bath Netball are determined to “go out with a bang” as they prepare for their last-ever Super League fixture this weekend. The Blue & Gold make the short journey across the Severn Bridge to face Cardiff Dragons on Saturday (6pm centre-pass) and will be cheered on by a good contingent of travelling fans at the Utilita Arena - click here to buy tickets. The match, round two of the Battle of the Bridge, is...

An evening of tears, cheers and high emotion as capacity crowd bring the noise for Team Bath Netball’s last Super League home game

31 May 2024

Nineteen years after first blazing a Blue and Gold trail for elite netball in the UK, Team Bath tonight played their last-ever Super League home match on an evening of high emotion at the Team Bath Arena. There was to be no final win to mark the occasion, visitors Strathclyde Sirens – themselves nearing the end of their Super League journey – winning the last quarter to secure their first victory of the 2024 season. That did not...

Statement from Team Bath Netball: Netball Super League 2.0

30 May 2024

Following a formal tender process, Team Bath Netball (University of Bath) have been informed by England Netball that they have not been granted a licence to continue in the Netball Super League past the end of this current season. This news will be a bitter disappointment to our fans across the southwest and understandably has left everyone involved in the franchise shocked and devastated. Team Bath Netball have actively engaged with England Netball throughout the...

Title-chasing Manchester Thunder prove too strong for Team Bath Netball in penultimate home game of Super League season

24 May 2024

Table-topping Manchester Thunder proved too experienced for Team Bath Netball in their penultimate home match of the 2024 Super League season. The visitors underlined their title credentials during a dominant first quarter which set the platform for an 82-50 victory in front of another 1,200-strong crowd at the Team Bath Arena. The Blue & Gold fought throughout, though, and a much-improved second-half display – inspired by a raft of pre-planned changes to the on-court combination...

Defenders Tash Pavelin and Jayda Pechova among four Team Bath Netball players selected for 2024-25 Roses programmes

22 May 2024

Tash Pavelin will join fellow Team Bath Netball defender Jayda Pechova in the Vitality Roses programme for the 2024-25 season. Goal-defence Pavelin is one of three players elevated to the full-time programme from the Future Roses, whose newly-announced contingent includes Blue & Gold Super League stars Sophie Kelly and Phoebe Maslen. University of Bath Sports Performance student Pechova, supported by a Trendell Sporting Scholarship, continues in the Vitality Roses programme for a second successive year...

Team Bath Netball “keep reinforcing the positives” ahead of last 2024 Super League home games against Thunder and Sirens

19 May 2024

Team Bath Netball go into their last two home matches of the 2024 Super League campaign determined to “keep reinforcing the positives” as they look to gain some reward for their improving performances. Wins have proved elusive for the youthful Blue & Gold squad since the opening weekend but they have been much improved collectively and individually, particularly during the second half of the season when they have been right in contention for long periods...

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