News Archive, Category: Netball

Fantastic five Team Bath Netball players taking part in Vitality Netball Legends Series between England and Superleague All Stars

20 January 2021

Five Team Bath Netball players will be involved in an exciting three-match Vitality Netball Legends Series taking place this week between the England Roses and an international Superleague ‘All Stars’ side. Serena Guthrie will co-captain a Roses squad that also includes her Blue & Gold team-mates Imogen Allison, Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Layla Guscoth. Summer Artman, who has been a training partner with the Roses this month, features in the All Stars squad for the matches...

Academy players make their mark as youthful Team Bath Netball squad enjoy highly-competitive final friendly at Severn Stars

19 January 2021

Anna Stembridge was pleased to see a youthful Team Bath Netball squad produce a highly-competitive performance against Severn Stars in their final external friendly before the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Principal Partners Haines Watts alongside Team Bath overall sponsor Rengen – made the short journey to Worcester on Saturday without their England internationals involved in this week’s Vitality Netball Legends Series and the vastly experienced trio of Kim...

Team Bath Netball continue build-up to 2021 Superleague season with friendly visit to West Country rivals Severn Stars

16 January 2021

Team Bath Netball will continue their build-up to the 2021 Vitality Superleague season with a West Country derby on Saturday as they visit Severn Stars for a pre-season friendly being live-streamed on YouTube (12pm centre-pass). Blue & Gold Superleague Head Coach Anna Stembridge says the match will be another good opportunity for the 12 players travelling for the match to gain valuable court time in a match-play environment. “Our England players are away at the...

England Roses Academy players and Superleague stars among exciting Team Bath Netball U19 and U21 squads for 2021 NPL season

11 January 2021

Superleague players and England Netball Roses Academy squad members are among the 40 rising Team Bath Netball stars named in the U21 and U19 Netball Performance League squads for 2021. Shooter Hannah Passmore – a University of Bath Criminology student who is supported by a Buchan Jones Sporting Scholarship – will once again combine her Superleague duties for the Blue & Gold with representing the U21s, who she co-captained during the 2020 season. She is...

Team Bath netballers remain hard at work over festive period to maximise their preparations for 2021 Vitality Superleague season

23 December 2020

Christmas is here but Team Bath Netball’s players will continue to train hard over the festive period as they maximise their time together in the build-up to the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The Blue & Gold – sponsored by Principal Partners Haines Watts alongside Team Bath overall sponsor Rengen Developments – have traditionally taken a few days off between Christmas and New Year. However, with England squad members only returning to club training at the...

Team Bath Netball star Layla Guscoth named among Daily Telegraph’s Sportswomen of the Year after joining fight against Covid with NHS

17 December 2020

Team Bath Netball and England defender Layla Guscoth has been named among the Daily Telegraph's 2020 Sportswomen of the Year in recognition of her off-court work with the NHS in the fight against Covid-19. Guscoth has returned to Bath after two years playing professionally in Australia as she wants to concentrate on her dual careers of netballer and doctor, having completed her two-year Foundation postgraduate medical training programme during her previous spell with the Blue...

Plenty to be pleased with on and off court as Team Bath Netball enjoy highly-competitive pre-season friendly against Saracens Mavericks

14 December 2020

Anna Stembridge says that Saturday’s highly-competitive match against Saracens Mavericks ticked nearly all of the boxes for what she hoped to achieve from Team Bath Netball’s first friendly in the build-up to the 2021 Vitality Superleague season. The first meeting between Superleague opponents for nearly nine months saw the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold record an encouraging 68-61 victory in a hard-fought game played in Covid-compliant conditions at the University of Bath Founders Hall. A...

First glimpse of the 2021 Blue & Gold for fans as Team Bath Netball face Superleague opposition for first time in nine months

11 December 2020

Anna Stembridge says she feels “like a kid before Christmas” as Team Bath Netball prepare to face Superleague opposition for the first time in nine months – and supporters will have chance to see the new-look squad in action too. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold host Saracens Mavericks on Saturday in a pre-season friendly that will be played behind closed doors but live-streamed to fans via YouTube (2pm centre-pass). “We are really excited to...

VIDEO: Emotional Eboni Usoro-Brown cheered by Team Bath team-mates as she is inducted into England Netball Hall of Fame

10 December 2020

Team Bath Netball legend Eboni Usoro-Brown says she feels “really honoured” after being officially inducted into the England Netball Hall of Fame. The star defender, who has won more than 100 caps for the Roses, was surprised but delighted to receive the accolade during a Blue & Gold Superleague training session where she was cheered and given a guard of honour by her team-mates. “I am really honoured to be inducted into the Hall of...

History-making Bath Rugby player among high-performing student-athletes to join University of Bath Sporting Scholarships ranks

08 December 2020

Bath Rugby and Team Bath Netball players, aspiring Olympians and international medallists are among 16 high-performing University of Bath student-athletes selected to receive scholarship support on both their sporting and academic journeys. The new intake of sporting scholars for 2020-21, who compete across nine different sports and study across 11 diverse courses, each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

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