Netball Superleague

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This article is about the British tournament. For the Singaporean tournament, see Netball Super League.
Netball Superleague
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2017 Netball Superleague season
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Sport Netball
Founded 2005
Inaugural season 2005 - 2006
No. of teams 10
Country  United Kingdom
Most recent
champion(s)
Surrey Storm
Most titles Team Bath (5 titles)
TV partner(s) Sky Sports (UK)

The Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) is the elite netball competition in the United Kingdom. The league, which runs from February to June, features ten teams from across England, Wales and Scotland. It is regularly shown on TV through the sports broadcaster Sky Sports, thanks to a major television deal signed in 2006. Vitality are the official title sponsor of the competition. The league includes players from around the world including Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, England, Grenada, Uganda, South Africa, Wales, Jamaica and Scotland.

Teams[edit]

Team Base
. Celtic Dragons Cardiff, Wales
. Hertfordshire Mavericks Hatfield, Hertfordshire
. Loughborough Lightning Loughborough, Leicestershire
. Manchester Thunder Manchester
Severn Stars Worcester, Worcestershire
Sirens Glasgow, Scotland
. Surrey Storm Guildford, Surrey
. Team Bath Bath, Somerset
TeamNorthumbriaColours.png Team Northumbria Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Wasps Netball Coventry, West Midlands

In 2016, it was announced that the Superleague was expanding from an 8-team competition to 10 teams. This change saw three new teams introduced to the league - Glasgow based Scottish Sirens, Coventry based Wasps and Worcester-Gloucester based Severn Stars.

The change also saw the demise of Yorkshire Jets. On June 25th 2016, Jets released a statement outlining England Netball's decision not to award the region a Superleague franchise for the forthcoming season.

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