News Archive, Tag: Pamela Cookey

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...

Stephen Baddeley welcomes Pamela Cookey into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

Team Bath Netball legend Pamela Cookey welcomed into Hall of Fame for Sport

28 March 2016

Team Bath Netball legend Pamela Cookey returned to the University of Bath Sports Training Village on Easter Monday for a very special ceremony. The former England captain, who won five Superleague titles in Blue and Gold between 2006 and 2013, became the latest inductee into the University’s Hall of Fame for Sport. The ceremony took place in front of more than 1,000 netball fans in the Team Bath Arena and thousands watching on Sky Sports during Team Bath’s televised Superleague win against...

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's Serena Guthrie and Stacey Francis named in England's commonwealth Games squad for Glasgow 2014 - Photo: Stephen Milnes

Stacey Francis and Serena Guthrie inspire England to Netball World Cup win over Wales

12 August 2015

Team Bath Netball’s Stacey Francis helped England get their Netball World Cup campaign back on track with a comprehensive 78-33 victory over Wales in Sydney on Wednesday. Francis produced some eye-catching interceptions after coming on for the second half with England – looking to get Tuesday’s loss to Australia out of their system – leading 42-16 after two dominant quarters. They started by scoring nine unanswered points and, with former Team Bath player Serena Guthrie...

Serena Guthrie passes the ball inside during England's defeat to Australia at the 2015 Netball World Cup. PICTURE: Press Association

England and Wales suffer first Netball World Cup defeats but Brownie helps Scotland to victory

11 August 2015

An England side with a strong Team Bath Netball influence put up a real fight before going down 51-41 to defending champions Australia in their opening ‘first eight’ group match at the Netball World Cup. Stacey Francis started at wing-defence, while former Team Bath players Geva Mentor, Eboni Beckford-Chambers, Serena Guthrie and Pamela Cookey were also in the seven that took to the Allphones Arena court in Sydney. And defences were very much on top...

Team Bath's Serena Guthrie and Stacey Francis named in England's commonwealth Games squad for Glasgow 2014 - Photo: Stephen Milnes

Team Bath Netball’s Stacey Francis named in England squad for Netball World Cup

26 June 2015

Jess Thirlby says everyone at Team Bath Netball is “over the moon” for Stacey Francis after the defender was named in England’s 12-player squad for the Netball World Cup in Australia. Francis – who won her 50th international cap last month – is joined in the squad by seven former Team Bath players, including captain Geva Mentor and vice-captain Pamela Cookey. And Team Bath Head Coach Thirlby says the selection is just reward for Francis,...

Stacey Francis tweeted this picture of England Netball celebrating their 3-0 series whitewash of Trinidad & Tobago in May 2015

Stacey Francis makes winning return as England Netball seal Series whitewash of Trinidad & Tobago

12 May 2015

Stacey Francis made a winning return to action as the Team Bath Netball defender helped England wrap up a 3-0 series whitewash of Trinidad & Tobago. Francis missed the last month of the Superleague season and the first two matches of the Test series while she recovered from a knee injury. But she showed she is back to fitness by playing the full 60 minutes of Monday night’s emphatic 69-36 victory at the Echo Arena...

Sam Cook in action for England Netball during their 65-42 victory over Trinidad & Tobago at the Sports Training Village. PICTURE: David Roper

Sam Cook helps England Netball to big win over Trinidad & Tobago at University of Bath

07 May 2015

Team Bath Netball defender Sam Cook helped England make a dream start to their Test series against Trinidad & Tobago in front of a large and noisy crowd at the University of Bath. Cook started at goal-keeper for Wednesday’s series opener and formed an effective defensive partnership with Sonia Mkoloma – making her first international appearance in four years – as England won 65-42 in a televised encounter. Former Team Bath players Sara Bayman and...

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

England Netball set off on road to World Cup at University of Bath

06 May 2015

The road to the Netball World Cup starts at the University of Bath on Wednesday night when England take on Trinidad & Tobago. The first encounter in a three-match Test series will get under way at the Sports Training Village at 7.15pm and will be televised on Sky Sports. Team Bath Netball defenders Sam Cook and Stacey Francis will both be looking to impress interim England coach Tracey Neville as the countdown to this summer’s...

AoC Sport National Championships 2015. Photo by Paul Gillis/paulgillisphoto.com for Bath Chronicle

University of Bath hosts college sport National Championships for fifth successive year

31 March 2015

One of the largest sporting events in England returned to the University of Bath over the weekend as 1,800 college students took part in the AoC Sport National Championships. It was the fifth successive year the three-day, 14-sport competition had been staged at the Sports Training Village, with students and organisers once again impressed by the facilities. The students taking part were aged 16 to 19 and each had qualified to take part in the...

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