News Archive, Category: Netball

Homegrown defensive talent Rachael Fee “super excited” to be called up to Team Bath Netball Superleague squad for 2020 season

15 January 2020

England age-group defender Rachael Fee has been named as the 15th and final member of Team Bath Netball’s squad for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. The highly-rated 18-year-old from Devon is the latest homegrown talent to progress through the Team Bath Futures Pathway to the senior ranks having previously represented the Blue & Gold at U17, U19 and U21 level. Exeter College student Fee, who plays at both goal keeper and goal defence, also has...

Plenty of positives as Team Bath Netball U19s and U21s put up a good fight against strong Manchester Thunder opposition

14 January 2020

Team Bath Netball’s NPL teams enjoyed good support when they took on Manchester Thunder in their first home matches of the 2019-20 season on Saturday. The U19s got off to a slow start in the first game of a busy afternoon at the Team Bath Arena and Thunder were able to build up a substantial lead by the end of the first quarter. However, while they couldn’t claw back the deficit, the Blue & Gold...

Free netball at the Sports Training Village this weekend as Team Bath’s rising stars host Manchester Thunder in double header

08 January 2020

Netball fans will have chance to watch the next generation of Team Bath stars in action for free at the University of Bath Sports Training Village this weekend. The U19s and U21s are both taking on Manchester Thunder on Saturday (January 11), with the matches starting at 1.30pm and 3.30pm respectively. They are the first home matches of the 2019-20 NPL [Netball Performance League] season for the Blue & Gold, who are both keen to...

Blue & Gold supporters enjoy meet and greet with Team Bath Netball Superleague stars as Fan Day kicks off 2020

06 January 2020

Team Bath Netball supporters were able to get their New Year off to a memorable start by meeting the 2020 Superleague squad during a Fan Day at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday. Players took part in a meet and greet, followed by a lively question and answer session, before posing for selfies with supporters and signing posters. It was all part of a busy day of activities to kick off the...

Team Bath duo Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Khanyisa Chawane selected for Vitality Netball Nations Cup

02 January 2020

Team Bath Netball stars Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Khanyisa Chawane will be representing England and South Africa respectively at the Vitality Netball Nations Cup this January. University of Bath sporting scholar Drakeford-Lewis has been selected in a 14-strong Roses squad for the tournament, which also features reigning World Champions New Zealand and Jamaica. Stacey Francis, a member of the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport, and Sports Performance graduate Kadeen Corbin are also in...

Serena Guthrie MBE – Team Bath and England legend recognised for services to netball in 2020 New Year’s Honours List

30 December 2019

Team Bath Netball legend Serena Guthrie says it is “a true honour” after being awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for 2020. Guthrie – who captained England to bronze at the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool – and fellow Roses star Jo Harten have both been recognised for their services to netball.   View this post on Instagram   A true HONOUR to be recognised as an MBE... thanks to everyone...

Fed Cup tennis, Modern Pentathlon European Champs and World Championship triumphs among sporting highlights of 2019 at University of Bath

26 December 2019

It’s the end of another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath which saw world-class tennis and modern pentathlon come to the Sports Training Village (STV) while athletes and students excelled on the world stage. The £35million STV successfully hosted two major international sporting events in 2019, including the first Fed Cup tennis tie to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years. The indoor courts were transformed into a showcase arena as...

Khanyisa Chawane and Serena Guthrie help Team Bath Netball partners Sporting Family Change spread Christmas cheer

17 December 2019

New signing Khanyisa Chawane has joined Team Bath Netball legend Serena Guthrie in helping to spread some Christmas cheer in the local community with Sporting Family Change. The South African star joined staff at the charity's headquarters in Midsomer Norton to help wrap presents and prepare Christmas hampers for distribution to families in the Bath area. Watch the video here: 🎁 Great to have Khanyisa Chawane from @TeamBathNetball come and help us prepare free #Christmas...

Enjoy The BiG Showdown? Watch the netball action again on BBC iPlayer and check out this great picture gallery

09 December 2019

The BiG Showdown - Team Bath Netball's big weekend of pre-season sport - may be over but you can relive of Sunday's action again on BBC iPlayer. The live stream, which featured seven matches including the exciting Grand Final between the hosts and eventual champions Saracens Mavericks, is available to watch online and on connected televisions over the Christmas period and until January 7, 2020. Click here to watch The BiG Showdown on BBC iPlayer...

Hosts Team Bath Netball pipped by Saracens Mavericks in exciting conclusion to The BiG Showdown weekend

08 December 2019

Team Bath Netball were edged out 33-27 after a final flourish from Saracens Mavericks in the showpiece finale of The BiG Showdown at the University of Bath, denying the home team a fifth straight crown in their annual pre-season tournament. This year the tournament took a different twist, taking place over two days with four of Team Bath’s Vitality Superleague rivals – Severn Stars, Surrey Storm, Strathclyde Sirens and Mavericks - joining them, as well...

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