News Archive, Tag: Anna Stembridge

Mia Ritchie in action for Team Bath Netball against Manchester Thunder, February 2016. PICTURE: Clare Green

Mia Ritchie confident of positive Team Bath Netball reaction ahead of Northumbria Superleague match

17 February 2016

Mid-courter Mia Ritchie believes Team Bath Netball will come back stronger from their Vitality Netball Superleague defeat to Manchester Thunder. Team Bath – backed by Carter Jonas – go into this Friday’s home match against Team Northumbria (7.45pm) looking to bounce back immediately from the 62-37 reverse to an impressive Thunder outfit. That was the first major setback for the new-look Team Bath squad, who were beaten just twice during pre-season and had won their...

Rachel Shaw in action for Team Bath Netball against Manchester Thunder, February 2016. PICTURE: Clare Green

Team Bath Netball players urged to learn lessons from Manchester Thunder Superleague defeat

12 February 2016

Team Bath Netball Head Coach Anna Stembridge says her players will learn valuable lessons from Friday’s 62-37 home defeat to Vitality Superleague rivals Manchester Thunder. The visitors got off to a flying start and never looked back as they maintained their 100 per cent record with a convincing victory, underlining their dominance by winning the last quarter 16-8. Stembridge said: “Credit to Thunder in terms of the way they started and finished the game. It’s...

Team Bath Netball's Eboni Beckford-Chambers and Rachel Shaw have been named in the England squad to face Australia in January 2016

Team Bath Netball stars ready for sell-out Superleague showdown with Manchester Thunder

10 February 2016

A sell-out crowd awaits Team Bath Netball for their first home match of the 2016 Vitality Superleague season – and England players Rachel Shaw and Eboni Beckford-Chambers are hoping to give the fans plenty to cheer. Around 1,600 supporters will be at the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Friday to see Team Bath – backed by Carter Jonas – take on 2014 champions Manchester Thunder in a mouthwatering clash sponsored by The Royal...

More still to come from Team Bath Netball after Superleague win at Yorkshire Jets

02 February 2016

Team Bath Netball’s coaches and players believe there is plenty of scope for improvement in the coming weeks, despite their winning start to the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season continuing against Yorkshire Jets on Monday. After their dramatic last-quarter recovery to beat defending champions Surrey Storm on Super Saturday, Team Bath – sponsored by Carter Jonas – this time led from start to finish as they recorded a 58-38 victory at the English Institute of...

Team Bath Netball Superleague squad 2016 - (left to right) Sarah Penny, Sam Cook, Rachel Shaw, Mia Ritchie, Lenize Potgieter, Karla Mostert, Jo Vann, Eboni Beckford-Chambers, Amanda Varey, Alana John, Asha Francis, Chelsea Lewis, Shaunagh Craig, Claire Brownie and Jazz Scott.

Exciting mix of experience and potential as Team Bath Netball name 2016 Superleague squad

03 December 2015

Team Bath Netball have named an “exciting and dynamic” squad for the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season, blending international and Superleague experience with some of the sport’s most promising young players. Captained by England star Eboni Beckford-Chambers, the squad of 15 includes five players who shone at this year’s Netball World Cup and seven who have previously won Superleague titles in the famous Blue and Gold. Remaining in the squad from 2015 are England defender...

Team Bath Netball won the Mike Greenwood Trophy in Manchester in November 2015

Mike Greenwood Trophy win caps positive pre-season campaign for Team Bath Netball

30 November 2015

Director of Netball Jess Thirlby says she “could not be prouder” after seeing Team Bath Netball complete a productive pre-season friendly programme by winning the Mike Greenwood Trophy in Manchester. The Blue and Gold – backed by Carter Jonas – recorded an excellent 19-14 victory over Manchester Thunder in the final to avenge a narrow 19-17 defeat to the hosts in the round-robin stages. They also beat Team Northumbria 13-8, Loughborough Lightning 14-8, Celtic Dragons...

An athletic claim from Team Bath Netball goal-shooter Chelsea Lewis during the pre-season tri-tourmanent in November 2015

Plenty of positives as Team Bath Netball beat Hertfordshire Mavericks and Surrey Storm in tri-tournament

14 November 2015

Head Coach Anna Stembridge and captain Eboni Beckford-Chambers say there are plenty of positives to take from Team Bath Netball’s tri-tournament wins against Surrey Storm and Hertfordshire Mavericks on Saturday. In front of more than 500 netball fans at the University of Bath Sports Training Village, Team Bath came from behind to beat Mavericks 33-28 in the opening match before holding on after a lightning start to defeat Vitality Superleague champions Storm 30-25. All four...

South Africa internationals Karla Mostert (left) and Lenize Potgieter (right) have joined Team Bath Netball for the 2016 Vitality Superleague season

Team Bath Netball swoop for South Africa World Cup stars Karla Mostert and Lenize Potgieter

06 October 2015

Two South Africans who played starring roles at the 2015 Netball World Cup have joined Team Bath Netball for the 2016 Vitality Superleague season. Karla Mostert (left), who plays at goal-defence or wing-defence, and goal-shooter Lenize Potgieter (right) join a squad already boosted by the return of England defender Eboni Beckford-Chambers and the arrival of Wales star Chelsea Lewis. Potgieter – who describes her move to Team Bath as “the chance of a lifetime” – and...

England v Australia. Pamela Cookey celebrates. Photo: Backpage Images

Former Team Bath Netball star Pamela Cookey announces England retirement

29 September 2015

Former Team Bath Netball player Pamela Cookey has announced her retirement from international netball.  The former captain of both club and country amassed 114 caps over 11 years for England and also represented the Red Roses at U17 and U21 level. Cookey said: “I would like to thank everyone who has played a part in getting me to where I am today. From all at England Netball to numerous coaches, the EIS, my surgeons Andy...

Team Bath Netball's Rachel Shaw poses for an image promoting the Super Saturday match against Surrey Storm

Champs await Team Bath Netball on Super Saturday and in home tournament

23 September 2015

Team Bath Netball will get their 2016 Vitality Superleague campaign under way against defending champions Surrey Storm during a ground-breaking Super Saturday event featuring all eight franchises. Four matches – all televised live on Sky Sports – will be played during an action-packed day at The NEC in Birmingham on Saturday, January 30, culminating in the prime-time showdown between five-time Superleague champions Team Bath and the current title holders (8pm). It won’t be the first...

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