News Archive, Category: Netball

Layla Guscoth in action for Team Bath Netball against Saracens Mavericks, April 2021. CREDIT: Ben Lumley

‘Lessons to be learnt’ as Team Bath Netball’s unbeaten start to 2021 Superleague season ends with single-goal defeat to Mavericks

05 April 2021

Anna Stembridge says her squad will take plenty of lessons from Easter Sunday’s single-goal defeat to Saracens Mavericks which saw Team Bath Netball’s unbeaten start to the 2021 Vitality Superleague season come to a battling end. An outstanding contest between two old rivals saw the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold trail for the first time this season at half-time and go five goals behind an inspired Mavericks side at one stage during the third quarter...

Magnificent March earns Team Bath Netball star Sophie Drakeford-Lewis the latest Rengen Player of the Month award

03 April 2021

University of Bath sporting scholar Sophie Drakeford-Lewis has been named as Team Bath Netball's Rengen Player of the Month for March. The England goal-attack was in magnificent form during a month which started with her converting 100 per cent of her shots in the win against Manchester Thunder. Drakeford-Lewis, an Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student who is supported by a Bill Whiteley Sports Scholarship, continued that deadly accuracy throughout March and is currently second...

Another epic battle expected as Team Bath Netball face old rivals Saracens Mavericks in Easter Vitality Superleague clash

02 April 2021

One of the Vitality Superleague’s longest-standing rivalries will be renewed on Easter Sunday when Team Bath Netball’s unbeaten start to the 2021 season faces a tough test from Saracens Mavericks (6pm centre-pass). The clubs are founder members of the Superleague and met in four of the first five Grand Finals, with Team Bath coming out on top after some memorable battles. Both teams have made strong starts to the current campaign, with the Haines Watts-sponsored...

Sports camps are back this Easter! Book now for holiday fun with Team Bath Netball and Team Bath Tennis

30 March 2021

Netball and tennis camps are returning to the Team Bath Sports Training Village during the Easter 2021 school holidays!  Team Bath Netball are providing fitness and skills sessions for children aged nine and over, as well as adults who want to work on their game with the Blue & Gold's Superleague stars. Sessions cost £15 and will be taking place outdoors in the week commencing April 5th before moving into the Team Bath Arena from...

Layla Guscoth was Player of the Match against London Pulse

Dominant defensive display and Superleague debut for Hannah Passmore make it another super Sunday for Team Bath Netball

28 March 2021

A superb full-court defensive display laid the foundations for another impressive 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague victory on Sunday as Team Bath Netball beat London Pulse 51-29 in Wakefield. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold restricted a talented Pulse side to just eight goals during a dominant first half, inspired by a Player of the Match display from England defender Layla Guscoth. With a 27-8 lead under their belts, Team Bath Superleague Head Coach Anna Stembridge...

Team Bath Netball looking forward to next 2021 Vitality Superleague challenge from young and ‘fearless’ London Pulse side

26 March 2021

Anna Stembridge is expecting another strong test of her squad when Team Bath Netball take on London Pulse in Round 8 of the 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague on Sunday (2pm centre-pass). Pulse have only one win on the board but their defeats to Surrey Storm, Strathclyde Sirens and Saracens Mavericks were by narrow margins, and they have a number of talented young England players in their ranks. Haines Watts-sponsored Team Bath have won their opening...

Team Bath Netball dig deep to see off Strathclyde Sirens and go top of 2021 Vitality Superleague with seventh straight success

22 March 2021

Team Bath Netball returned to the top of the 2021 Vitality Superleague table on Monday after extending their unbeaten start to the season to a super seven games with a 47-36 victory over Strathclyde Sirens. Fresh from Sunday’s 50-30 success against Surrey Storm, the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold certainly did not have it all their own way against an impressive Sirens side who showed the form that has put them just outside the top...

Team Bath Netball overcame tough challenge from Surrey Storm to make it six wins from six in 2021 Vitality Superleague

21 March 2021

Team Bath Netball came through a well-contested match against Surrey Storm with their 100 per cent record intact on Sunday as they made it six wins from six in the 2021 Vitality Superleague. Storm made the Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold work hard for their 12-9 lead at the end of a tight first quarter and it continued to be well contested during the second period, although Team Bath were able to stretch their advantage...

Serena Guthrie looking to build on consistent performances as Team Bath Netball face Surrey Storm and Strathclyde Sirens in Superleague

19 March 2021

Consistency has been the key to Team Bath Netball’s unbeaten start to the 2021 season, according to Serena Guthrie, and she is looking for more of the same going into another Vitality Superleague double header in Wakefield. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold travel to the centralised venue to face Surrey Storm on Sunday (4pm centre-pass) before taking on Strathclyde Sirens on Monday (5.15pm). Both matches will be streamed live by Sky Sports on YouTube...

VIDEO: Watch Vitality Superleague highlights as Team Bath Netball continue winning start with back-to-back victories

13 March 2021

It was another winning weekend for Team Bath Netball in the 2021 Vitality Superleague as they recorded back-to-back victories over defending champions Manchester Thunder and West Country rivals Severn Stars. The Haines Watts-sponsored Blue & Gold produced an outstanding performance on Friday to record an emphatic 60-35 victory over Thunder, who were the league's only other unbeaten team going into the match. Rengen Player of the Match Kim Borger and University of Bath sporting scholar...

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