Congratulations to Helen and Jen for making the Provisional England squad for the Commenwealth GamesContinue Reading →
Congratulations to Vanessa, who has been announced England Women’s assistant coach for the Commonwealth Games.
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“Vanessa Ellis is a current Assistant Coach to the senior Women’s side, as well as the Head Coach of the Under 18 Women. With a playing pedigree that is up there with the ...
Congratulations to Abbey and Zoe from the under 14’s who represented England in the recent Copenhagen tournament.
England came second in their group with an initial loss to Netherlands 56-48 but a mighty battle with a tie at the end of the 3rd quarter 41-41. The same evening they played Granada and came away with a 67-58 win. The following day saw a further comfortable win 70-56 against Iceland.
On the Saturday evening a close run game against Sweden saw the girls lose ...Continue Reading →
When: Tuesday 29th – Wednesday 30th December
Cost: £110 – includes accommodation, Food and camp goodies!!!
Coaching Staff: Vanessa Ellis and Steph Gandy
The camp is suitable for girls 12-18 who are currently playing National League Basketball.
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Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters’ play-caller Vanessa Ellis will continue in her role as Assistant Coach for Great Britain Senior Women and work alongside newly appointed Head Coach, Jose Maria Buceta.
Having taken Hatters to the WBBL (Women’s British Basketball League) treble in 2014-15 prior to fulfilling her role as GB Assistant Coach at EuroBasket Women 2015, Ellis is currently embarking on the start of a new campaign with her club team at WBBL opening weekend.
Coach Buceta is delighted to have ensured ...Continue Reading →
Congratulations to all the girls picked for the RPC’s and England Squads, well done to you all and to all of your coaches.
Under 15 Women
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Under 16 Women
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Under 17 Women
To have been chosen to represent my country is a considerable honour, one of which not many people will get to experience. It all started in Leeds where I was called up for the first of many camps.
I was very nervous to begin with as I was new to this whole process but I soon settled in with the squad. The preparation games that we had against Ireland, Sweden, France and Bulgaria gave the squad valuable experience, and along with ...Continue Reading →
SHEFFIELD’S WESTFIELD HEALTH HATTERS JUNIOR PLAYERS JO LOWRY & GEORGIA GAYLE RETURN FROM EUROPEAN BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND ARE NOW READY TO STEP UP TO THE WBBL CHALLENGE NEXT SEASON
Jo and Georgia were key players within their respective England Basketball age group teams this summer at the European Championships. Georgia Gayle featured for England U18 in Romania, whilst Jo Lowry earned her first cap with the U16s in Estonia. Seven weeks of tough training and preparation tournaments around europe preceded the ...Continue Reading →