News Archive, Category: Netball

Fed Cup tennis and Pentathlon GB ranking competition provides Super Saturday of sport at University of Bath

08 February 2019

It will be a Super Saturday at the University of Bath this weekend as the Sports Training Village hosts both the final day of the Fed Cup tennis and the second Pentathlon GB ranking competition of 2019. A wonderful week of international competition on the transformed indoor Team Bath Tennis courts will come to an exciting conclusion when the promotion play-off match between the two group winners is played at 4.30pm – the victors will...

Team Bath Netball back on the road as they visit old rivals Loughborough Lightning in Vitality Superleague

07 February 2019

Team Bath Netball return to Vitality Superleague action following their weather-enforced break on Saturday (March 9) when they visit old rivals Loughborough Lightning (6pm). The teams sit fourth and fifth in the table, level on six points although Lightning have played a game more following the postponement of Team Bath’s home match against Severn Stars last week following heavy snow. Lightning, who are coached by former Blue & Gold star Sara Bayman, have had a...

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Sports Training Village open but please take care as conditions remain icy

01 February 2019

Sunday 3 February: The University of Bath Sports Training Village is open today but the car parks remain icy after a heavy overnight frost so all customers are being asked to take care. The wintry weather meant the cancellation of the Team Bath Netball Superleague match against Severn Stars - a new date is being arranged. Tribe and tennis sessions were also cancelled on Friday and Saturday but are scheduled to resume on Monday. Thank...

Rhianon Stidever, Tracey Phillips and Anna Stembridge on the bench for Team Bath Netball's 2019 Super 10 match against Celtic Dragons. CREDIT: Eliza Hope Photography

“We can’t wait to see our home fans again” – Team Bath Netball ‘excited’ ahead of Surrey Storm Superleague showdown

24 January 2019

Anna Stembridge says she is “super excited” ahead of Team Bath Netball’s first home game of the 2019 Vitality Superleague season – Monday’s televised showdown against Surrey Storm. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold go into the match (7pm centre-pass - click here to purchase tickets) as the only team to have won their opening two Superleague fixtures so far thanks to encouraging victories over Celtic Dragons at Super 10 and Strathclyde Sirens in Scotland. Head...

Team Bath stars past and present play their part as outstanding Quad Series whets appetite for 2019 Netball World Cup

21 January 2019

Team Bath Netball co-captains Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown helped England record victories over both Australia and New Zealand during the final round of international matches before this summer’s Netball World Cup in Liverpool. The Vitality International Series, part of the Quad Series which also featured South Africa, saw a host of Blue & Gold stars past and present contribute to a world-class tournament that truly whetted the appetite for a massive year of netball ahead....

End of an era as Jess Thirlby announces Team Bath Netball departure after 20 successful years as player and coach

14 January 2019

Head Coach Jess Thirlby is to call time on her successful career with Team Bath Netball after 20 years of service as player and coach to the Blue & Gold and five national titles when the 2019 Vitality Netball Superleague season comes to an end. Thirlby informed the University of Bath of her decision in November to give them scope to mount a comprehensive and global search for a world-class replacement throughout the season whilst...

Brilliant Team Bath Netball show strength in depth to record first away Superleague success against Strathclyde Sirens

11 January 2019

Team Bath Netball produced an excellent performance to record their first-ever Vitality Netball Superleague away victory over Strathclyde Sirens. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold were without England duo Serena Guthrie and Eboni Usoro-Brown for the tough trip to Glasgow but demonstrated their strength in depth by winning each quarter on their way to a 55-45 victory over a Sirens side backed by a 1,200-strong home crowd. University of Bath student Imogen Allison, player of the...

Team Bath’s Eboni Usoro-Brown and Serena Guthrie in England Netball squad for January Quad Series internationals

08 January 2019

Team Bath Netball co-captains Eboni Usoro-Brown and Serena Guthrie have been named in a 12-strong England squad for this month’s Vitality International Series in Liverpool and London. Guthrie will once again wear the captain’s armband for the matches, part of the Netball Quad Series, having led the Vitality Roses to a 3-0 whitewash of the Uganda She Cranes in November. Former Team Bath players Rachel Dunn, Layla Guscoth and Geva Mentor are also in the...

Team Bath Netball tame Celtic Dragons to get 2019 Superleague season off to a winning start

05 January 2019

Team Bath Netball made a winning start to the 2019 Vitality Superleague season as they beat Celtic Dragons 58-41 in the opening Super 10 match at Arena Birmingham. There were impressive performances right across the court as the Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold took control during the first quarter and went on to record a solid victory. Great defensive pressure from Summer Artman, Eboni Usoro-Brown, Serena Guthrie and player of the match Imogen Allison provided the...

Shooting star Hannah Passmore completes Team Bath Netball Superleague squad ahead of Super 10 season opener

02 January 2019

Young shooting star Hannah Passmore has been named as the 15th and final member of the Team Bath Netball squad for the 2019 Vitality Superleague season, which gets under way this weekend. Passmore, a student at Millfield School in Somerset who celebrated her 18th birthday in December, has been with the squad throughout pre-season as a Training Partner and has now been fully promoted to the senior ranks after impressing with her maturity and desire...

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