News Archive, Tag: Rachel Shaw

The Shaw sisters - Rachel (far right) and Jess (third left) have re-signed for Team Bath Netball.

Shaw sisters “sure thing” for Team Bath

15 October 2017

Netball international Rachel Shaw says the Team Bath Netball squad has become “a second family” to her as she and her younger sister Jess sign up to the Blue and Gold for the 2018 Vitality Superleague season. She said: “I really love the buzz and energy around this team and the novelty of putting on the Blue and Gold never wears off for me”. The talented siblings have already played for England and are renowned...

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...

Team Bath Netball ready for Super 10

LIVE BLOG: Team Bath beat Mavericks 49-42

25 February 2017

Team Bath are taking on perennial rivals Hertfordshire Mavericks in tonight's Vitality Netball Superleague Super 10 finale.  The match is a repeat of the last season's bronze medal encounter.  If you can't follow us on Sky you might like this new live blog. Earlier today Loughborough Lightning beat Severn Stars 56-44,  Wasps beat Team Northumbria 70-46, Sirens beat Dragons 73-36. The closest match of the round before the Blue and Gold took to the court...

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....

(Clockwise from top left) Tom Church (MJ Church Director), Ben McLeod (MJ Church Land Surveyor), Ben Staff (MJ Church Operations Director), Conrad Williams (MJ Church Plant Hire Coordinator), Ann Kyte (MJ Church Office Manager), Hannah Whittle (MJ Church Event & Sales Coordinator), Stephen Baddeley (University of Bath Director of Sport), Jess Church (MJ Church Event Waste Manager), Tom Nelson (MJ Church Waste Management Graduate), Rachel Shaw (netball), Jay Lelliott (swimming), Sophie Kamlish (athletics) and Piers Gilliver (wheelchair fencing).

Building winners as Team Bath forges exciting new partnership with South-West business MJ Church

14 June 2016

Proven medal-winning athletes from four different sports teamed up today to meet Team Bath’s new partner MJ Church. With 50 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games falling tomorrow (Wednesday), the news that Team Bath has a backer prepared to support grass-roots through to the elite was a significant boost to the whole family of sports based at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. World number one wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver, who is seeking...

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...

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...

Tamsin Greenway, Rachel Shaw and Mia Ritchie took part in a netball attacking masterclass at the Sports Training Village, March 2016

VIDEO: Team Bath Netball’s Mia Ritchie and Rachel Shaw provide attacking masterclass

08 April 2016

Mia Ritchie and Rachel Shaw have taken time out from Team Bath Netball’s Vitality Superleague play-off push to provide Sky Sports viewers with an attacking masterclass. The dynamic duo demonstrated such skills as how to attack the circle edge and how to position to successfully feed the shooters in the video, which was filmed at the University of Bath Sports Training Village. It also features University of Bath Media Studies graduate Tamsin Greenway, the current...

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'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...

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