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Chelsea Lewis in action as Team Bath Netball beat Celtic Dragons in the Vitality Netball Superleague, March 2016

Team Bath Netball quell Dragons to keep play-off challenge alive

28 March 2016

Team Bath Netball kept their Vitality Superleague play-off challenge very much alive with a sparkling 60-42 win against Celtic Dragons at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. Lying fourth as the match started, the 2013 Champions knew a home win would keep them ahead of close rivals for fourth spot, Loughborough Lightning, whom they play in the final match of the league phase on 23 April. A tough first quarter ended 12 apiece. Both sides showed...

Team Bath Netball 2015-16 - Mia Ritchie against Hertfordshire Mavericks

Win in Wales sets Team Bath Netball up for big week of Superleague acton at University of Bath

29 February 2016

Team Bath Netball will go into this week’s big home double header against fellow Superleague top-four contenders Hertfordshire Mavericks and Loughborough Lightning on the back of an impressive weekend win at Celtic Dragons. The Blue and Gold won all four quarters at the Cwmbran Stadium in Wales on Saturday to claim a 65-45 victory overall. That result, combined with a narrow 55-54 defeat for Surrey Storm at Loughborough, moves Team Bath up to second in...

Chelsea Lewis in action for Team Bath Netball in the 58-28 Superleague win over Team Northumbria in February 2016

Trip to Wales and two home matches in busy week for Team Bath Netball

26 February 2016

Team Bath Netball head to Wales this weekend for the first of three big Vitality Netball Superleague matches in six days. Saturday’s match against Celtic Dragons (4pm) will take place at Cwmbran Stadium after the Welsh franchise’s regular home venue of Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre was damaged during Storm Imogen. Dragons, who are looking for their first win of the season, have a familiar face in their ranks in mid-courter Kyra Jones – she played for Team...

Team Bath Netball 2015-16 - arena, huddle, fans

Another pleasing performance as Team Bath Netball players stake claim for Superleague squad places

23 November 2015

Team Bath Netball’s encouraging pre-season form continued as they recorded an impressive 66-42 victory against Celtic Dragons at the Sports Wales National Centre in Cardiff. Friday’s fine result followed on from Team Bath’s 62-46 win over the same opposition at the University of Bath last month, as well as victories against Surrey Storm and Hertfordshire Mavericks in the previous week’s tri-tournament. Director of Netball Jess Thirlby said: “It was another positive performance against good opposition....

“Great honour” as Eboni Beckford-Chambers is named as Team Bath Netball Superleague captain

02 November 2015

England star Eboni Beckford-Chambers says she is “proud and honoured” to be named as captain of Team Bath Netball for the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season. The 27-year-old defender, who has spent the past four years playing professionally in the ANZ Championship in Australia, confirmed her return to the famous Blue and Gold last month. She can boast a wealth of experience having won four Superleague titles during her previous spell at Team Bath. She...

Chelsea Lewis is joining Team Bath Netball

Chelsea Lewis to join Team Bath Netball after Wales World Cup heroics

18 August 2015

Wales World Cup goal-shooter Chelsea Lewis is to join Team Bath Netball for the 2016 Superleague season. The 21-year-old is rated as one of the best young attacking talents in the game and already has 50 international caps, having made her debut at the age of 16. She marked her half-century of appearances by scoring 32 goals during a convincing 64-41 win over Uganda on Sunday which saw Wales seal seventh place overall at the...

Head coach Jess Thirlby passes some advice to her Team Bath Netball players. PICTURE: Dave Roper

Team Bath Netball determined to end Superleague season on a high after Loughborough Lightning defeat

07 April 2015

Team Bath Netball head coach Jess Thirlby is determined to finish the Superleague season on a high when Celtic Dragons visit the Sports Training Village for a televised fixture next week. A run of three away defeats in seven days, culminating in Easter Monday’s 51-45 reverse at improving Loughborough Lightning, mean Team Bath will not qualify for the semi-finals for the first time since the Superleague began in 2006. But victory over Welsh franchise Dragons...

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