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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

Last weekend’s thrilling conclusion to the British Basketball League (BBL) and Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) seasons at The 02 proved to be a real hit with BBC viewers.
While 13,000 […]

Tue, May 10, 2016
Source: Hatters WBBL News

An array of WBBL young guns have been named to the Great Britain U20 candidate list for this summer’s U20 European Championship Division B in Montenegro.
The WBBL representatives form the […]

Mon, May 09, 2016
Source: Hatters WBBL News

We continue our popular ‘High Five’ series with Cardiff Met Archers’ player-coach and Great Britain legend Stef Collins, who lets us know which five players she wants to give a […]

Tue, May 03, 2016
Source: Hatters WBBL News

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  • Sheffield Hatters are a wonderful, inclusive, family-run institution. They continue to serve so many junior members well and their senior team goes from strength to strength. With the help of donors, the Hatters are hopeful that they will be able to support more young people and continue to make national headlines. Please consider getting in touch with them and seeing what they do first hand.Nick Clegg, Lib. Dem. MP Sheffield Hallam

  • 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