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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

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Fans can now get the chance to book their place to see the very best UK women’s ballers at what promises to a stunning start to the third WBBL season […]

Fri, Aug 12, 2016
Source: Hatters WBBL News

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The fourth edition of the Betty Codona Classic is to be held at the Nottingham Wildcats Arena in what promises to be a special opening weekend to the third Women’s […]

Tue, Aug 09, 2016
Source: Hatters WBBL News

The Women’s British Basketball League (WBBL) is delighted to announce the WBBL Championship fixtures for the forthcoming 2016-17 campaign.
The curtain will be raised for WBBL league action on Saturday 08 […]

Thu, Jul 21, 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