England Netball

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England Netball
England netball logo.png
Founded1926; 93 years ago (1926)
RegionEurope
CEOJoanna Adams
Women's coachTracey Neville
Official website
www.englandnetball.co.uk
England

England Netball, formerly the "All England Netball Association", is the national body which oversees, promotes and manages netball in England.

Overview[edit]

England Netball is responsible for the management of the England national netball team, nicknamed The Vitality Roses[1]. It also oversees a number of programs running from junior to development level such as High Five Netball, Walking Netball and the Roses National Academy for aspiring athletes under the age of 20.[2][3]

As of June 2017, England Netball has 103,335 affiliated members[4] and more than 180,000 women and girls play the sport every week.[5]

Hall of Fame[edit]

England Netball launched the concept of the Hall of Fame in 2001, in the year of the 75th Anniversary of the All England Netball Association. The inductees are listed below by year inducted.[6]

2001

  • Mary Beardwood
  • Mary Bulloch
  • Annette Cairncross
  • Mary French (née Bushell)
  • Rose Harris, MBE
  • Joyce Haynes
  • Jean Perkins OBE
  • Sheelagh Redpath
  • Kendra Slawinski OBE (née Lowe)
  • Rena Stratford
  • Pat Taylor MBE
  • Mary Thomas MBE

2002

  • Jean Bourne
  • Margaret Cassidy OBE
  • Frances Tomkins

2003

  • Betty Galsworthy
  • Joyce Wheeler

2004

  • Heather Crouch MBE

2005

  • Pam Orton
  • Gordon Padley MBE
  • Anne Stephenson

2007

  • Colette Thomson

2008

  • Janet Wrighton MBE
  • Amanda Newton

2009

2010

  • Liz Broomhead MBE

2012

  • Anna Mayes

2013

2014

2015

2016

  • Gary Burgess

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.skysports.com/netball/news/12415/11533540/england-netball-secure-new-sponsorship-deal-with-vitality
  2. ^ "National Academy Athletes". England Netball. 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Get playing high five netball!". BBC Sport Academy. 27 February 2011.
  4. ^ "England Netball 2016/17 Annual Report" (PDF). England Netball. 1 July 2017. Refer to pp. 34-35 of the report.
  5. ^ "Record number of women get active". Sport England. 8 December 2016.
  6. ^ "England Netball Hall of Fame". England Netball. 1 January 2018.

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