News Archive, Tag: Superleague

Join Team Bath Netball Superleague stars at their end-of-season party

22 April 2015

Want to join your favourite Team Bath Netball players at their end-of-season party? Well here is your chance. The Superleague stars, plus coaches, staff and members of the Netball Performance League (NPL) squad, will be getting together at The Tramshed in Bath city centre on Sunday, April 26. And fans are invited to join them from 4.30pm for the chance to chat to the players, get autographs and take those all-important selfies to share on...

Team Bath Netball's Sam Cook is on the shortlist for the 2015 Netball Superleague Player of the Year award

Team Bath Netball’s Sam Cook on shortlist for Superleague Player of the Season award

17 April 2015

Team Bath Netball defender Sam Cook has been rewarded for her impressive return from a serious knee injury by being shortlisted for the Netball Superleague Player of the Season award. The 23-year-old missed the 2014 season following an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction but played every game for the Blue and Gold during 2015 and also gained her first senior England cap against Jamaica. Sky Sports netball experts Anita Navin, Stef Bello and Natalie Seaton said: “Cook...

Vote now for your Team Bath Netball Superleague Player of the Season for 2015

13 April 2015

Who do YOU think has been the Blue and Gold’s shining star this year? Voting is now under way for the coveted Team Bath Netball Supporters’ Player of the Season award for 2015. Defender Stacey Francis took the accolade last season after an online poll which saw more than 5,000 votes cast from around the UK and as far afield as Australia, Barbados, Canada, Jamaica and New Zealand. Now we want to know who your...

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...

Team Bath Netball players huddle

Yorkshire Jets end Team Bath Netball’s Superleague semi-final hopes

02 April 2015

Team Bath Netball’s hopes of reaching the Superleague semi-finals are over following a battling 55-44 defeat to Yorkshire Jets on Thursday. Jess Thirlby’s team went to Leeds knowing they must win to keep alive their chances of catching fourth-placed Jets. And the visitors got off to a flying start, racing into a 4-0 lead before Jets hit back to take a 14-11 advantage into the second quarter. Team Bath found themselves 31-22 down at half-time...

Sam Cook slaps hands with her Team Bath Netball team-mates ahead of the 63-24 Superleague win over Team Northumbria

Want to be part of the Team Bath Netball experience? Volunteers sought for Superleague service

27 March 2015

The 8,000th Team Bath Netball fan came through the Sports Training Village doors this week to continue a record-breaking season for the Superleague franchise. Attendances for five of the six home matches so far during 2015 have been well into four figures, including Monday’s epic televised encounter with defending champions Manchester Thunder. The largest turnout was 1,739 against Surrey Storm – and the biggest for any game last season was 1,300. A record 120 season-tickets...

Team Bath Netball 37 Manchester Thunder 40, March 2015 (Picture: David Roper)

Terrific Team Bath Netball make champions Manchester Thunder dig deep for tenth Superleague win

23 March 2015

It may have ended in a 40-37 defeat but Team Bath Netball produced their best performance of the Superleague season to give defending champions Manchester Thunder an almighty scare at a highly-charged Sports Training Village on Monday. Jess Thirlby’s team went toe to toe with the runaway leaders throughout an enthralling contest, winning the first quarter and mounting a thrilling comeback in the last period as Thunder were forced to dig deep for a tenth...

Yasmin Parsons in action for Team Bath Netball against Team Northumbria

Team Bath Netball record biggest win of their Superleague season against Team Northumbria

13 March 2015

Team Bath Netball stretched their winning run to three Superleague matches with a comprehensive 63-24 victory over Team Northumbria at the Sports Training Village on Friday. The home side took time to get going during the first quarter but, inspired by player of the match Asha Francis, really stepped up a gear in the second period to extend their lead from 12-9 to 29-11. With victory all but secured, Team Bath played with freedom and...

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