1961                       Established at Hatfield House Lane Secondary School by Betty Codona

1965                       Founder member of Yorkshire Women’s League

1978                      Joined the women’s National League

1984                     Won first National League game (v Bolton)

1985                      Started a Sheffield Women’s League

                               Betty Codona appointed first female coach of a National Team

                               Neal Lovell appointed first coach of a National Schools Team

                               First sponsorship achieved with Typhoo Tea

1987                      First trip abroad to a tournament – de Ruip Holland

1989                     National Cup winners (v Brixton)

1990                     National Cup and League winners

                              First round of European Ronchetti Cup v Donostia Spain

1991                     National Cup and League winners

                              Founder member of Sheffield Basketball Development Group

                              Played in first National Championship Final v Northampton – lost in overtime

 1992                    Won National – League and Cup     –  

1993                     Won National Cup, League and Championships – first Triple achieved

                              Second appearance in Ronchetti Cup v Santarem, Portugal

1994                     Won National Cup and League

                              British Federation Cup winners

1995                     Won National Cup, League and Championships

1996                     Won National Cup League and Championships

                              Perfect season with no losses – became most successful team In English Basketball

1997                     Won National Cup, League and Championships

                              Second perfect season    

1998                     Won National Cup, League and Championship

                              First defeat suffered in 76 game

                              Betty Codona received O.B.E.

                              Neal Lovell received John Sage Award

1999                    Won National Cup, League and Championship

2000                    Won National Cup, League and Championship

2001                    Won National Cup, League and Championship

2002                    Won National Cup, League and Championships

2003                    Won National League and Championship

2004                    Won League and Championship

2005                    Won Championship

2006                    Won Championship

2007                    Won Cup, League and Championship

                             Betty Codona became first Coach in English Basketball to coach 500 games in the

                             National League

2008                    Won League

                             Betty Codona retired as Head Coach and was replaced by Vanessa Ellis

                             Applied for and received Charitable status

2009                    Won Cup, League and Championship

2010                    Won Cup, League and Championship

                             Vanessa Ellis appointed to GB coaching team for the 2012 Olympics

2011                    Won Cup and Championship

                             50th Anniversary

2012                    Won National Cup and Championship

                             Division 1 Women took responsibility for their own league after negotiations with

                             England Basketball

                             Betty Codona Classic Established

2013                    Won National Cup, League and Championship

2014                    Won National League

                             Approached by BBL to become ‘sister’ League to the BBL

2015                    Division 1 women started 12 month trial as WBBL

                             Won National Trophy, League and     Championship

2016                     Won Trophy 2018                   

2018                    Won National Cup                          

WBBL Young player of the year

Georgia Gayle (2016-17)

WBBL Player of the year

Stephanie Gandy (2014-15)
Sarah Toeaina (2018-19)

Recent details of other teams

2018-19

A mix of age groups played in Yorkshire League during the year
The Hatters win the Masters in June 2018
U16’s reached the National finals in Manchester finishing 3rd in the country
U18’s finished 2nd in the North of England Conference within the national league
Vanessa Ellis (Head coach-WBBL team) is GB senior Women’s assistant coach and they broke all previous records by finishing 4th in the European Championships and reaching the Olympic qualifying tournament in 2020
Abbey Whitehouse and Alice Fallon made the GB U16 squad with Abbey making the final selection.
Many of our players across the age groups were selected to represent Yorkshire at U13 and U11

2017-18

Yorkshire – A wide range of ages and abilities with regular numbers participating on a weekly basis played in regular regional level competition.
Masters – Won the British Masters Tournament in Manchester.
U14s – Won the regional conference and finished 4th in the country at the National Finals in Manchester
U16s – Reached the National Finals in Manchester and finished 3rd in the country.
U18s – Finished 3rd in the North of England Conference of the National League.
Vanessa Ellis our Head Coach was Assistant Coach to the silver medal winning England Women’s Team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. She also led the GB U18 Women’s Team to the semi-finals of the European Championships, where they ended up winning the bronze medal.
Abbey Whitehouse and Alice Fallon, both members of our U14 Team made the England U15 Team.
Regional Honours –Many of our junior players across the age groups were selected to represent Yorkshire at U13/U15 and U17.

2016-17

Div 2 – Difficult start to the season but our relatively young team improved throughout the season.
Yorkshire – Good regular numbers participating in our regional recreational team.
Masters – Played in Irish Masters in Galway and won the British Masters in Manchester
U14s – 4th in the Final Four National Championships.
U16s – 3rd in the Final Four National Championships.
National honours – Our Head Coach represented GB as Assistant Coach to the Senior Women’s Team and is also Head Coach to GB U18 Women.
Georgia Gayle gained her first senior GB cap and has again represented GB U20 at the European Championships. Jess Southwell had been selected for GB U16 and both Zoe Katterage and Abbey Whitehouse have been selected for England U15.
Regional Honours – Many of our players across the age groups were selected to represent Yorkshire at U13/U15 and U17.

2015-16

Our Masters team played again in the Annual British Masters Tournament and won their age category
U14s made the National Quarter Final Play-Offs.
U16s reached the National Final Fours but lost out in the semi-finals
U18s reached the National Final Fours but lost out in the semi-finals.
Many of our players were selected for representative honours with Yorkshire U13, U15 and U17 age groups and 4 junior players were selected to National Squads – 2 @ U14, 1 @ U16 and 1 @ U18. We also had one senior play selected for GB Women to play in the European Championships, along with our club Head Coach who was appointed to Assistant Coach to the GB Women.
The club hosted the Betty Codona Classic Tournament which was a great spectator event in which the Hatters lost narrowly in the final.