News Archive, Category: Netball

Stacey Francis “coming home” to represent Team Bath once again at the 2019 British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championships

20 September 2019

Team Bath Netball legend Stacey Francis will be returning to the Blue & Gold once again next month for the 2019 British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championships. It is the second successive year that Francis – a key player in all five of Team Bath’s Superleague title victories – will wear the famous colours again as a Worldwide All-Star pick for the fast-paced, short-form version of the game. “For me, playing for Team Bath is like...

Experienced international Fionnuala Toner to bring her “fearless” approach to Team Bath Netball for 2020 Vitality Superleague

17 September 2019

She played at the Netball World Cup this summer and at two Commonwealth Games – now Fionnuala Toner is bringing her international talent to Team Bath for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. The Northern Ireland star has today become the sixth player - and the first new face - to sign up for an exciting Blue & Gold squad ahead of the new campaign. Toner – who can play at goal-defence, wing-defence and centre –...

“Coach’s dream” Abi Robson celebrates 21st birthday by being named in Team Bath Netball Vitality Superleague squad for 2020

15 September 2019

Rising star Abi Robson has received the perfect 21st birthday present – a place in the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. It is a third successive Superleague season in the Blue & Gold for the talented young defensive mid-courter, who is celebrating her milestone birthday today (September 15), but she has worn those famous colours for much longer. Robson first played for Team Bath’s junior section in the 2012-13 season...

In the England squad and back in Blue & Gold for 2020 – netballer Imogen Allison looking forward to a big year of sport and study

10 September 2019

Fresh from being named in the England senior squad for a first time, Imogen Allison has become the fourth player to sign up to Team Bath Netball for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. The tenacious wing-defence is rated as one of the most exciting prospects in the country, with her dynamic displays earning Allison a nomination for the 2019 Superleague Young Player of the Year Award and a place on the Roses’ Futures Programme. She...

Come and back the Blue & Gold in 2020 – Team Bath Netball Superleague season tickets on sale now!

05 September 2019

Team Bath Netball season tickets for the 2020 Vitality Superleague are now on general sale! There will be nine home matches to enjoy this season, one more than in 2019, and the price per fixture has remained the same. The 2020 season will also see us celebrating the Superleague’s 15th anniversary and as part of the fun, as Team Bath is a founder club, season-ticket holders will be invited to an exclusive reception. Also included in...

‘One-club woman’ Mia Ritchie proud to sign up for 11th Superleague season with Team Bath Netball

03 September 2019

Mid-court dynamo Mia Ritchie says she is proud to remain a ‘one-club woman’ after becoming the third player to recommit to Team Bath Netball for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. It is an 11th successive season in Blue & Gold for Ritchie, who first wore the famous colours while combining netball and study at the University of Bath. She has been vastly influential on and off the court since then and is determined to get...

Tickets for Team Bath Netball’s 2020 Superleague Season Opener against Loughborough Lightning on sale now

22 August 2019

Tickets are now on general sale for Team Bath Netball’s opening fixture of the 2020 Vitality Superleague season – a bonus 19th match against old rivals Loughborough Lightning. The Season Opener event is taking place at Arena Birmingham on Saturday, February 22, with the Blue & Gold taking to court at 3.30pm for a rematch of the 2019 bronze-medal play-off which Team Bath won 62-56. All ten franchises will be in action on the day,...

Student coach Rachel Shaw relishing leadership role as she signs up for 2020 Vitality Superleague season with Team Bath Netball

14 August 2019

Rachel Shaw has signed up for her eighth Vitality Superleague season with Team Bath Netball and is relishing her status as a custodian of the club’s culture. The England-capped wing-attack is a hugely influential figure both on and off the court for the Blue & Gold, with her dynamic attacking style and bubbly demeanour making her a favourite with team-mates and supporters alike. “I’m really excited to go again – and hopefully get into the...

Eboni Usoro-Brown all set for tenth season in Blue & Gold after committing to Team Bath for 2020 Netball Superleague

01 August 2019

Fresh from winning bronze with England at the 2019 Netball World Cup, Eboni Usoro-Brown has become the first player to recommit to Team Bath Netball for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season. The inspirational defender, who won her 100th cap for the Roses in Liverpool during the World Cup, has captained the Blue & Gold for the past four years and 2020 will mark her tenth Superleague campaign in total with Team Bath. She made her...

Former Team Bath player and coach Jess Thirlby named as new England Netball Head Coach

26 July 2019

Everyone at Team Bath is delighted at today’s news that former Blue & Gold Head Coach and player Jess Thirlby has been announced as Tracey Neville’s successor as England Netball Head Coach. Thirlby, who left the Blue & Gold this summer after 20 years of outstanding service as both player and coach, takes on the role just days after the Roses won bronze at the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool. She is no stranger...

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