News Archive, Tag: jess thirlby

Another top treat for fans set for September

Team Bath sign up to British Fast5 All-Stars event

24 May 2017

Team Bath are the fifth Netball Superleague team to be confirmed for the British Fast5 All-Stars Championship at The O2, London on Saturday, September 23. Team Bath moved into the Netball Superleague top four with victory over Sirens last Friday evening, their sixth consecutive win, with two matches now left to play. In September they will face many of the same teams in a new prize-money event sanctioned by England Netball and to be staged...

Rachel Shaw puts South Bristol students through their paces at Sitec day

Team Bath netballers create impact in Bristol

24 May 2017

Team Bath’s netballers created a big impact when they met hundreds of school students from 20 Bristol schools this week. The Sitec-sponsored Blue and Gold squad, who represent the South West’s netball franchise, were on hand at Merchants’ Academy in Bristol to lead drills, talk to the students and play sport alongside them. “It was fantastic to work together with so many schools”, said Team Bath Director of Netball Jess Thirlby.   “We really enjoyed meeting...

Jess Shaw, England Netball

New arrival Jess Shaw among super seven to sign for Team Bath Netball for 2017 Superleague

09 September 2016

England U21 international Jess Shaw is among an exciting eight-strong group of players who have committed themselves to Team Bath Netball for the 2017 Vitality Netball Superleague season. Returning favourites Eboni Beckford-Chambers, Samantha Cook, Chelsea Lewis, Paige Reed, Mia Ritchie and Rachel Shaw, Jess’s older sister, also join new arrival Layla Guscoth – an England defender and former Superleague player of the year – in forming the foundations of a dynamic squad for the year ahead....

Apprentice scheme returns to develop Team Bath Netball coaches of the future

05 August 2016

Team Bath Netball have once again signalled their commitment to developing the next generation of performance coaches by launching the Apprentice Coach Programme for the 2016-17 season. The Blue and Gold coaching workforce is growing to cope with the demands of an expanded ten-team Vitality Superleague, as well as the National Performance League (NPL) and National Performance Futures League (NPFL) competitions. Team Bath are keen to hear from coaches with the potential, drive, determination and...

Team Bath Netball won bronze in the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague

An exciting future for Team Bath Netball as Superleague expands

27 June 2016

Team Bath Netball are looking to the future with great excitement after their status as the Vitality Superleague franchise for the South West of England was confirmed by England Netball for another four years. The decision follows a rigorous tender process by England Netball, which saw Team Bath overcome strong competition from other bidders. University of Bath Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley led a presentation to England Netball which reflected not only pride in Team...

Team Bath Netball won bronze in the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague

Team Bath Netball end season of Superleague progress on a thrilling high

10 May 2016

Head Coach Anna Stembridge says she is feeling "really proud" after Team Bath Netball finished the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season on a memorable note. A pulsating 49-48 success against Hertfordshire Mavericks in front of an enthralled crowd at the Copper Box Arena in London ensured Team Bath finished an encouraging season in third place overall. “We went into the season with a group of retained athletes, new athletes and young athletes so we are very...

Mia Ritchie in Superleague action against Hertfordshire Mavericks, February 2016

Team Bath Netball determined to end positive Superleague season on a winning note

03 May 2016

Team Bath Netball are determined to finish a positive Vitality Netball Superleague season on an appropriately high note when they face Hertfordshire Mavericks in the third-place play-off. Director of Netball Jess Thirlby admitted the players and staff were “hurting to put it mildly” after last weekend’s 53-46 semi-final defeat at Manchester Thunder ended their dream of a sixth Superleague title. But she has urged the Blue and Gold to lift themselves and ensure they go...

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

Dazzling Lightning show fires up Team Bath Netball ahead of Superleague semi-final at Thunder

26 April 2016

Team Bath Netball will head into this weekend’s Vitality Netball Superleague semi-finals with confidence soaring after finishing the regular season with an emphatic 75-55 win at Loughborough Lightning. Saturday’s result – Team Bath’s biggest of the season in terms of goals scored – extended the Blue and Gold’s winning run to four matches and was their third successive victory on the road. Standing in their way of a Grand Final place is a table-topping Manchester...

Karla Mostert in action for Team Bath Netball in the VItality Netball Superleague, February 2016

Vote Team Bath’s Karla Mostert for Sky Sports Netball Player of the Season!

19 April 2016

Team Bath Netball defender Karla Mostert has capped an impressive debut year in the Blue and Gold by being shortlisted for the Sky Sports Netball Player of the Season award. The South African international is nominated alongside Ama Agbeze (Loughborough Lightning), Sara Bayman (Manchester Thunder), Sophia Candappa (Surrey Storm) and Sammy Wallace (Hertfordshire Mavericks) for the coveted award, which is voted for by the public. CLICK HERE TO GIVE KARLA YOUR VOTE Mostert, who has played...

Eboni Beckford-Chambers leads the celebrations for Team Bath Netball following victory in their last home game of the 2016 Vitality Netball Superleague season

Team Bath Netball looking to build momentum after sealing Superleague semi-final place

11 April 2016

Team Bath Netball have achieved their first goal of the season after a hard-fought 51-41 win at Team Northumbria secured their place in the Vitality Netball Superleague semi-finals. Now Director of Netball Jess Thirlby wants the team to play with freedom and commitment in their last two matches of the regular season and continue to build their confidence and momentum before challenging for a sixth Superleague crown. “Qualifying with two games to go is a...

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