England national netball team

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Nickname(s) Roses
Association England Netball
Confederation Netball Europe (Europe)
Head coach Tracey Neville
Asst coach Colette Thomson
Captain Geva Mentor
INF ranking 3rd
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Team colours
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Team colours
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First international
England  25 – 3  Scotland
England  25 – 3  Wales
Both games played in 1949
World Championships
2011 placing 3rd
Best result 2nd (1975)
Commonwealth Games
Appearances 5 (Debuted in 1998)
2014 placing 4th
Best result 3rd (1998, 2006, 2010)

The England national netball team represent England in international netball competition. England are coached by Tracey Neville, and are captained by Geva Mentor. At the end of the 2011 international season, the team were ranked 3rd in the INF World Rankings.[1]


England have appeared at every Netball World Championships since their inception in 1963. Most recently, the team competed in the 2011 World Netball Championships in Singapore, finishing third. Their highest placing at a World Championship was second in 1975. They also earned a silver medal at the 2010 World Netball Series and three bronze medals from four Commonwealth Games campaigns.

International netball has been dominated by Australia and New Zealand, although England have had recent victories over both teams, as well as Jamaica, signalling their increasing competitiveness against other elite nations.[2] England won the 2011 World Netball Series in Liverpool, after defeating New Zealand in the final.[3]


2015 England Netball World Cup Team[edit]

Nineteen Players Had been chosen on the long-list squad for the 2015 Netball World Cup in Sydney. The final 12 players' squad was announced at the end of June.[4]

Name Position(s) 2015 club/franchise
Sara Bayman C, WD Manchester Thunder
Eboni Beckford-Chambers GK, GD Adelaide Thunderbirds
Jade Clarke C, WD NSW Swifts
Pamela Cookey (Vice-Captain) GA Surrey Storm
Rachel Dunn GS Surrey Storm
Stacey Francis GK, GD, WD Team Bath
Tamsin Greenway WA, GA Surrey Storm
Serena Guthrie WD, C Northern Mystics
Joanne Harten GS, GA Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic
Helen Housby GA, GS Manchester Thunder
Geva Mentor (Captain) GK, GD Melbourne Vixens
Sonia Mkoloma GD, GK

Notable past players[edit]

Competitive record[edit]

World Netball Championships
Year Championship Location Placing
1963 1st World Championships Eastbourne, England Med 3.png 3rd
1967 2nd World Championships Perth, Australia 4th
1971 3rd World Championships Kingston, Jamaica Med 3.png 3rd
1975 4th World Championships Auckland, New Zealand Med 2.png 2nd
1979 5th World Championships Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago 4th
1983 6th World Championships Singapore 4th
1987 7th World Championships Glasgow, Scotland 4th
1991 8th World Championships Sydney, Australia 4th
1995 9th World Championships Birmingham, England 4th
1999 10th World Championships Christchurch, New Zealand Med 3.png 3rd
2003 11th World Championships Kingston, Jamaica 4th
2007 12th World Championships Auckland, New Zealand 4th
2011 13th World Championships Singapore Med 3.png 3rd
2015 14th World Championships Sydney, Australia Med 3.png 3rd
2019 15th World Championships Liverpool, England
Netball at the Commonwealth Games
Year Games Event Location Placing
1998 XVI Games 1st Netball Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Med 3.png 3rd
2002 XVII Games 2nd Netball Manchester, England 4th
2006 XVIII Games 3rd Netball Melbourne, Australia Med 3.png 3rd
2010 XIX Games 4th Netball Delhi, India Med 3.png 3rd
2014 XX Games 5th Netball Glasgow, Scotland 4th
2018 XXI Games 6th Netball Gold Coast, Australia
World Netball Series
Year Tournament Location Placing
2009 1st World Series Manchester, England 4th
2010 2nd World Series Liverpool, England Med 2.png 2nd
2011 3rd World Series Liverpool, England Med 1.png 1st
2012 4th World Series Auckland, New Zealand Med 2.png 2nd
2013 5th World Series Auckland, New Zealand 6th
2014 6th World Series Auckland, New Zealand Med 3.png 3rd

Kit suppliers[edit]

England's kits are currently supplied by Kukri.