News Archive, Category: Netball

(From left) Asha Francis, Imogen Allison, Tash Pavelin and Jess Shaw in Parade Gardens, overlooked by Bath Abbey, in the Team Bath Netball dress specially designed by Viper 10 Sportswear for the British Fast5 All-Stars Championships.

Team Bath Netball celebrate home city in dress specially designed for first-ever British Fast5 All-Stars Championships

19 September 2017

Team Bath Netball will celebrate the iconic landmarks of their stunning home city when they take part in the first-ever British Fast5 All-Stars Championships at The O2 Arena in London this weekend. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold will be wearing a dress specially commissioned for the televised event featuring famous sites from the World Heritage city’s skyline, including Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge. The stylish dresses have been produced by Viper 10 Sportswear, Team Bath...

Premier League ECAS coaches try their hands at bobsleigh, September 2017

Premier League football coaches try hand at netball and bobsleigh during week-long University of Bath visit

17 September 2017

Football coaches from the country’s top clubs have been swapping training pitches for netball courts, bobsleigh tracks and the University of Bath’s world-class sporting environment as part of a Premier League development programme. This year’s new cohort of Elite Coach Apprentice Scheme (ECAS) participants, representing academies from Manchester United and Chelsea to Bristol City and Preston North End, were on campus last Monday and Tuesday for the first residential workshop of the 2017-18 season. They...

England Netball in the 2017 Quad Series in Australia and New Zealand. MUST CREDIT: Press Association

Blue and Gold stars past and present play key roles in another Quad Series cracker

03 September 2017

A whole host of Team Bath Netball players past and present produced star performances for both teams as England were edged out 54-51 by South Africa in another thrilling Quad Series match in New Zealand on Sunday. Kadeen Corbin was once again in the starting seven for England and Eboni Beckford-Chambers was on the bench as coach Tracey Neville stuck with the team that began Wednesday’s stunning win over the Silver Ferns. Corbin scored with...

England Netball in the 2017 Quad Series in Australia and New Zealand. MUST CREDIT: Press Association

Blue and Gold stars help England Netball inflict rare defeat on New Zealand on home soil

30 August 2017

Team Bath Netball’s Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin helped England record an outstanding 49-45 victory over New Zealand in Auckland on Wednesday. The victory, in the second match of the Quad Series, was only the fifth ever recorded by the Roses against the Silver Ferns in 88 matches and was secured by three unanswered goals in the closing stages from Corbin. She showed the attacking qualities she will be bringing back to the Blue and...

The Team Bath Netball U21, U19 and U17 squads for the 2017 NPL tournament in Nottingham

Next generation of Blue and Gold netballers ready to shine at 2017 NPL tournament

24 August 2017

The next generation of Team Bath Netball stars will be testing themselves against opposition from across Britain over the next four days when the 2017 NPL Tournament takes place in the University of Nottingham. The event, which runs from Thursday to Sunday, features Blue and Gold Futures teams in U21, U19 and U17 competitions. Follow @teambathnetball on Twitter for updates. TIMETABLE TEAM BATH NETBALL U21, GROUP A Thursday, 4pm: Hertfordshire Mavericks Friday, 10.45am: Team Northumbria...

Maximise your sporting potential – try out for our Futures Athlete Development programme

22 August 2017

Young sportspeople looking to maximise their potential and gain an added advantage on their sporting journey are being invited to attend a free screening day for the 2017-18 Team Bath Futures Athlete Development programme. Taking place at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Saturday, September 9, the screening day will test the physical fitness, speed and power of current and aspiring members of the talent development scheme. They will also receive an introduction...

Students to receive top-class netball education as Asha Francis becomes Team Bath Assistant Coach

14 August 2017

Asha Francis says she is looking forward to passing on the Blue & Gold ethos to the next generation of stars after being appointed as Team Bath Netball’s new Assistant Coach.  Her key responsibility will be working with University of Bath students in British Universities & Colleges Sport [BUCS] competitions but she will work across all the Team Bath Netball programme, including the Vitality Superleague high-performance team and the development of the new Futures Performance...

Emily Perry

Opportunity for new Team Bath Netball coaching role as Emily Perry moves on

11 August 2017

Team Bath Netball assistant coach Emily Perry is moving on to a new post as Head Pathway Coach at Loughborough after over a decade with the University of Bath franchise. Perry, 30, moved from playing and coaching in Essex to study at Bath in 2006, graduating with a BA Hons in Coach Education and Sports Development in 2009. Having qualified as a Level 3 coach in the same year, Emily went on to work for England Netball...

University of Bath student Imogen Allison excited to continue sporting education with Team Bath Netball

07 August 2017

Rising England star Imogen Allison believes she is in the best place to continue her education on and off the court after committing to Team Bath Netball for the 2017-18 season. The 19-year-old was one of the Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold’s most consistent and impressive performers during the 2017 Vitality Superleague campaign as she fought off tough competition to claim a regular starting role at wing-defence. She formed a formidable partnership with Eboni Beckford-Chambers and...

Lindie Lombard of South Africa is blocked by Eboni Beckford Chambers of England Netball. Photo: back

Team Bath Netball duo in England squad for tour of Australia and New Zealand

04 August 2017

Team Bath Netball’s Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Kadeen Corbin have been named in the England Netball squad touring Australia and New Zealand in the coming weeks. Defender Beckford-Chambers last represented the Red Roses during the Vitality Netball International Series against Jamaica last year, while attacker Corbin – who confirmed her return to the Blue and Gold last month – has been on a training camp with England for the past four weeks. Both are vastly experienced...

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