- Congratulations to our West Yorkshire Senior team beating Alliance 57-38 and be crowned as West Yorkshire Netball Superleague winners.
- In the first fixture of the summer Netball Nights league for our NNA team there was a storming performance by a strong squad to beat Victorious Secrets 41-16. NNB match was postponed.
- The Northern team came out with yet another win against Sheffield Stormers. Not sure what the team had for breakfast but it was a tremendous score 72-27. They are unassailable Champions, although there are games left in the league.
- The young young guns had a super tournament organised by Mark Boocock, Becky Hewson, with support from Georgia Pexton starting early on Sunday morning. Lots of talent on show from our future athletes and a brilliant fun packed morning was had by all. Lots of smiles on show!
- U14/16 and seniors have all trained together for the last couple of weeks with a mixture of Maggie, Libby, Lisa and Susie, this week it will be Jan heading up the coaching at LBU 8-10pm. This is the last session for seniors, as matches are almost finished. Then back to normal for U14/16s on the 19th April. Maggie may ask a couple of seniors to join U16s training to give some challenge to their nationals prep.
- U11 Tuesday session are on Easter break still this Tuesday back to it for the 17th April and last session for the year on the 24th April.
- U12 are on Easter break still this Thursday back to it on the 19th April. Training will continue in this age group until 14th June to prepare for the Regional tournament on 17th June and to prepare for trials.
- U11 Sunday training is back to normal on the 15th and runs to 6th May.
Anyone requiring new kit especially dresses which come from Kukri and take months to arrive please put your order in as soon as possible to Louise Boocock
firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have kit which is too small please sell it back to the club to use as spares or sell on to new members.
Although the BBC are trying their best not to show netball, there are lots of games going on at the Commonwealth games. Leeds Athletic player Natalie Haythornthwaite was on court for England, and performing well. SuperLeague matches start again on 21 April.
NPL and other activity
NPL U21 League Season has concluded, with a number of our athletes playing in this for Lboro and for Wasps. NPL U19 closing weekend coming up, good luck to our athletes featuring in Yorkshire, Lboro and Wasps. Good luck to athletes taking part in other pathway events in other age groups and with Rhinos. Well done to those who have been on tour. Rhinos Camps, Masterclasses, Academies and Hubs are running, where girls can get additional coaching to complement Club activity. See the website for details, there is something for everyone!
Wishing all our players who are impacted by injury or illness at the moment a speedy and sustained recovery, your colleague athletes are thinking about you.
End of season do
Don’t forget to put 22 June in your diary for the end of season awards do!