NNB had another close match on Wednesday night this time losing by two goals 25-27, a good opportunity to learn. There was no match for NNA this week.
Our Northern team lost narrowly in their final match of the season against 44-47 Oaksway, with a few players missing this was a tough one. However, this squad have had had the most amazing season and are already league Champions, well done girls and Coach Jan Hemsley.
Congratulations to the U14s who secured a place at the National Club Finals by beating Huddersfield Giants 29-25, they are unbeaten league winners. There is now just over a month of training to prepare for the weekend event in Newcastle. How exciting, for many of these girls it will be their first nationals. Well done Libby and Lisa.
The U16s had already qualified for Nationals but pulled off a 60-26 win in their last Regional league match against Shipley, that’s without four defenders can you believe, two injured and two on D of E. Special get well soon wishes to Ailsa and Isabella. Thanks and well done to Maggie and Susie, the league victory achieved in impressive style.
In Hi 5 our mini netballers played Terrier Tots 2 coming up with a fantastic win 12-3.
The U12 LANC D team had a brilliant game against Birkenshaw Belles resulting in a 28-15 win with guest coach Becky Hewson. Well done to the usual coach, Lucy Dudley, finishing the hottest ever London Marathon. The U12 LANC C team played Terrier Tots 1 winning 18-10 great score girls.
Finally for this week the U14 West Yorkshire team beat Wakefield Wildcats 25-12 and posted some great photos on the Facebook group well done girls.
Some of our athletes appeared for Yorkshire against Thunder, this weekend as well, great experience. Well done to our athletes competing in Super League competitions, and to coaches Anna and Maggie for their victory with LBoro Lightning.
Tickets are on sale for Manchester Live on 2nd June when Thunder play Wasps, it should be a cracker. Also tickets are available for London Live Surrey Storm v Loughborough on 23rd June. These matches will also be televised for those not able to make it live.
Next Sunday 29th April live on Sky Sports at 5.30pm is Benecos Mavericks v Team Bath.
End of Season Event
Get your tickets from team admins it promises to be a fantastic evening involving all teams and coaches in our club. Lots of recognition and awards.
Tickets will be just £5 each, which will include entry and a free hot dog (meat, veggie or gluten-free). There will be a bar serving wine, beer, cider and soft drinks, and you will be able to purchase additional hot dogs and snacks if you’re really hungry.
Wishing the U16 team all the best of luck this weekend in National Clubs Netball Finals at Nottingham University. It has been a fantastic journey since September to get to this point, go smash it girls and have a ball.
Please can all team admins do one last job and check their bags, replenish with any missing bits pens, bobbles etc. , wash bibs and patches. Any balls or bibs which need replacing please get in touch with Susie. All first aid kit can be obtained from Sian Priestley to refill. Any necessary repairs to bibs were done by kind volunteers last year so if you don’t feel up to sewing there is help available. Team bags can be handed in to Susie at the end of Season awards night so please make arrangements for this if you are not attending.
Leeds Athletic Netball Club