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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

Our line-up this week brings a trio of starting five debutantes from three different clubs.
Rachael Bland (Team Northumbria)
It’s a debut slot in our fabulous five for the Team Northumbria guard […]

Thu, Jan 22, 2015
Source: Hatters WBBL News

Eleanor Jones is showing why she is one of the finest young home grown talents in the WBBL.
The 17-year-old contributed her best display of the season for Leicester Riders over […]

Mon, Jan 19, 2015
Source: Hatters WBBL News

After more than a month’s break, the WBBL Championship returned to action on Saturday evening, with Leicester Riders registering a blow-out victory and Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters thrashing Sevenoaks Suns […]

Sat, Jan 17, 2015
Source: Hatters WBBL News

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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