Our U14A & U16 squads confirmed their qualification for Nationals with important wins in tough matches against other WY teams on Sunday. U14A beat Giants and U16 beat Wildcats. Both squads have one more match to secure their position as league champions, with both having no losses and a massive goal difference advantage. Nationals preparation is well underway. U14 is end May and U16 is end April. More pictures of the squads, including some action shots, will be on the age group pages.
WY SATELLITE ACADEMY
Huge well done to some of our U14 who almost had a clean sweep of their end of season awards, with: Libby Bruce - Attacker, Molly Dexter - Centre Court, and Georgina Pettit - Player of the Year. CONGRATULATIONS
ENGLAND U17&U19 ACADEMY
Well done to those from the club who have been selected into the National Academy (details are here in a press release http://www.englandnetball.co.uk/news-and-media/latest-news/england-national-academy-players-selected_idb39f4cd7-13ea-4441-8d3c-4d03293cc477)
In U19, we have Rosie Harris, Hannah Gorman, Lexy Shipley, and with Louise Marsden also selected into the "potential" group. And in U17, we have Georgia Pexton. Yorkshire and Humber did well for athletes selected into the programme. Well done on getting through screening, good luck at Easter Camp and thanks to the coaches who have helped these girls achieve this. CONGRATULATIONS
Lots of our junior players (and some of our seniors as players and as coaches) were involved in National Schools Competition last weekend, they were particularly with GSAL (all ages) and Woodhouse Grove (U14). It was a very cold and windy day on Brighton seafront, with the girls playing 8 matches in the group stage, a fantastic experience for the girls and very testing for them and their coaches. All the girls did very well, with both schools winning a number of matches in the U14 age group, which is a great achievement.
In U16 & U19, GSAL were National Champions, this double has never been achieved before and is a massive credit to the girls, coaches and school. With both teams completely unbeaten across all ten matches. U19 also taking the defensive record for the day and U16 taking the attacking award of the day. In U19, our club members involved were: Lucy Stead, Rosie Harris, Louise Marsden and Hannah Gorman. In U16, out club members involved were: Lexy Shipley, Lucy Burgin, Katy Gannon, Jessie Ducker, and Georgia Pexton. Here is a picture of the double champions. The press release is on this link http://www.englandnetball.co.uk/news-and-media/latest-news/national-schools-finals-2016_id612d0a01-f45d-4f5e-ba3a-46ba02598e64. CONGRATULATIONS
Junior matches continue in WY league, and the girls playing in Netball Nights, and WY senior has a couple of games left. Follow Twitter for results.
Visit Yorkshire Jets website for details of easter and summer camps and workshops with Jets players.
We are planing ahead and starting to look at trial dates and training etc, we're interested in people's feedback about what works well and what could be better. Please email me or a committee member, we are a club that continually wants to improve both on court and off court and value the players we have, who serve the club so well.
No matches this weekend and probably no update next week! Have a great Easter break.