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When the Sheffield Hatters were formed in the early 1960’s they became the first women’s basketball team in England. Since then, the club has developed into the most successful women’s sports club in the country.

The Hatters provide sporting opportunities for players of all ages irrespective of ability or financial means. Over the years hundreds have trained and played for the club, becoming part of the ‘Hatters family’ in the process.

The club runs a strong junior development program with teams from under 10 up to under 18. More than this, we are a ‘community club’ our players and coaches coach regularly in many of Sheffield’s primary and secondary schools.

Latest Hatters news from the WBBL

Great Britain were unable to get off to a wining start in their first outing of the EuroBasket Women 2017 qualifying campaign last night after being beaten 78-64 in a […]

Sun, Nov 22, 2015
Source: Hatters WBBL News

Teenage rising stars Eleanor Jones and Savannah Wilkinson have both been handed Senior Women debuts with Great Britain.The pair are currently flying to Podgorica to participate in this weekend’s EuroBasket […]

Thu, Nov 19, 2015
Source: Hatters WBBL News

We have three British debutantes in our starting line-up this week!Alex Smith (Leicester Riders) It’s a second slot in our starting five for Smith, who is rapidly turning into one […]

Wed, Nov 18, 2015
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  • To have been chosen to represent my country is a considerable honour, one of which not many people will get to experience.–Jo Lowry

  • Betty has been in the sport for 50+ years, received an OBE, was the chair of FIBA, coached the international teams and lead our Sheffield team to the top. –Georgia Gayle

  • Hatters are extremely proud of both players (Georgia & Jo) who have been a credit to both their country and our club. Both players have worked extremely hard all season. –Betty Codona

  • We aim to run camps to provide children with something positive to do during the holidays and it is also a good way of introducing new players to the sport.–Loraine Gayle