Performance The week started well with a win for our Netball Nights team who beat Farsley 29-16, they are top of the league with one match to go. On Saturday the West Yorkshire Superleague team smashed Bradford Premier 57-21, placing us second in the league table. Our Mizuno Premier 1 League team [Prem] currently in fifth place, played third in the league New Cambell at home, grinding out a very important win 47-43. If you want to support our teams other than your own and gain inspiration look at the calendar on our website you may even be playing at the same venue.
Training Sunday morning training is as normal on Sunday, however U11 on Tuesday and U12 on Thursday are having a half term break. Seniors, U16 and U14 will all be together on Thursday 15th at Leeds Beckett 8-10pm.
Spectating The Vitality Superleague teams are playing again at the weekend Saturday 17th sees games starting at 6pm, the nearest match to see live is Team Northumbria at home v Loughborough Lightning, good luck to our Leeds Athletic Coaches Anna Carter and Maggie Birkenshaw on the Loughborough Coaching team. Good luck to our atheltes appearing in the U21 fixture for Lightning before the NSL match, and to the athletes competing in NPL U19. Next Monday sees three NSL matches, watch Manchester Thunder live at home v Sirens which can also be seen on Sky Sports at 7pm.
Video and photography Please remember the leagues do not allow video and photography of U19s unless permission has been granted by the opposition 5 days before the match, via your club admins or coaches. Each club only has permission for photography in their own club we do not have this information from our opposition. Please remind any relatives and friends who go along to spectate. Sticking to team photos and warm up pictures rather than action shots is best. It is always important to remember that the Club is responsible for the behaviour of its athletes, coaches and spectators, so remember to follow the code of conduct! Thanks!
Umpiring There will be an official six hour Umpiring course for Leeds Athletic players and parents on 24th June which leads towards a C award umpire test. It will improve your understanding of the game and open up opportunities for paid umpiring in the future, parents and players are equally welcome. Watch out for more detailed information.
Coaching Leeds Athletic are keen to develop their own qualified coaches, ask to volunteer in sessions see how you like it and bank financial rewards towards coaching qualifications.
See upcoming courses here
End of Season Celebration Our end of season event will be held on 22nd June at Thorner Village Hall. If you feel able to help in anyway, trophies, food, drinks, tickets, prizes, sponsorship, clearing up, etc please contact Michelle Barker Field.