Rebekah Airey
GD, GK
Twitter@RebekahAirey1

DOB: 19/03/1996

Club: Manchester Thunder

Height: 183cm

Caps: 0

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Rebekah Airey was among the first-ever group of players selected for the full-time Roses programme and, after being a member of the Futures programme for the last two years, has been selected once again.

The young defender represents Manchester Thunder in the Vitality Netball Superleague and has previous international experience at youth level.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Summer Artman
GK, GD
Twitter@Summer_Artman

DOB: 27/04/1997

Club: Team Bath

Height: 188cm

Caps: 4

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Vitality Roses defender Summer Artman has earned four caps for her country after impressing for Team Bath in the Vitality Netball Superleague and at youth level.

Artman helped England U21s win bronze at the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana. She then made her senior debut against Northern Ireland that same year.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Eleanor Cardwell
GS, GA
Twitter@ECardwell11

DOB: 11/11/1994

Club: Manchester Thunder

Height: 188cm

Caps: 20

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Eleanor Cardwell has amassed 20 caps for the Vitality Roses since her senior debut in 2018. The attacker has tournament experience in the form of Netball Europe in 2016 and the Fast5 World Series in 2018.

Cardwell represents Manchester Thunder in the Vitality Netball Superleague having re-joined the franchise from Severn Stars for the 2019 season, in which she won her third title.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Ella Clark
GA, GS
Twitter@EllaClark_

DOB: 08/02/1992

Club: Loughborough Lightning

Height: 188cm

Caps: 5

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Ella Clark made her Vitality Roses debut at Netball Europe in 2016 and also formed a part of the squad that travelled to Jamaica in 2018.

Clark made her Loughborough Lightning debut in 2017 and then opted to swap basketball for full-time netball, having been a dual international until that point.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Beth Cobden
WD
Twitter@BethCobs1

DOB: 13/02/1993

Club: Adelaide Thunderbirds

Height: 178cm

Caps: 26

Major Tournament Experience: Commonwealth Games – 2018

Bio: Beth Cobden has established herself as a specialist wing defence on the international stage since her Vitality Roses debut. Cobden won the Commonwealth Games in 2018 after being named in the Vitality Netball Superleague All Star VII in both 2017 and 2018.

She currently resides in Australia where she plays for Adelaide Thunderbirds.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Iona Christian
C, WA
Twitter@Iona_Darroch

DOB: 22/12/1997

Club: Severn Stars

Height: 168cm

Caps: 0

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Iona Christian has been part of England Netball since the age of 17 and was even vice-captain of the squad that travelled to the U21 Netball Europe in 2018. 

Christian currently plays for Severn Stars in the Vitality Netball Superleague having previously been part of Manchester Thunder’s ranks.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Sophie Drakeford-Lewis
GA, WA
Twitter@sophie__dl

DOB: 10/12/1998

Club: Team Bath

Height: 179cm

Caps: 1

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Sophie Drakeford-Lewis has previously represented her country at U17 and U21 level. The attacker was part of the Netball World Youth Cup squad that won bronze in Botswana two years ago.

Drakeford-Lewis is now a part of England Netball’s full-time Roses programme after stellar performances in the Vitality Netball Superleague for Saracens Mavericks (2016-17) and Team Bath, where she won the VNSL Young Player of the Season Award in 2019.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

George Fisher
GA, GS
Twitter@GeorginaFisher4

DOB: 30/09/1998

Club: Saracens Mavericks

Height: 189cm

Caps: 6

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: George Fisher first represented the Vitality Roses at the age of 19 when she was named in the Netball Europe squad in 2017. Fisher has since played in the series against Jamaica and Uganda in 2018 as well as the Fast5 World Series in Australia in the same year.

Fisher swapped Wasps Netball for Saracens Mavericks for the 2019 season after a highly impressive 2018 campaign.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Jodie Gibson
GK, GD, WD
Twitter@Jodiegibsonx

DOB: 30/10/1992

Club: Severn Stars

Height: 178cm

Caps: 25

Major Tournament Experience: Commonwealth Games – 2018

Bio: Jodie Gibson has represented the Vitality Roses on 25 occasions and won gold at the Commonwealth Games in 2018. Gibson, who currently plays for Severn Stars in the Vitality Netball Superleague, made her senior debut in 2013 against Jamaica.

The defender rose from the Premier League to gain VNSL experience with the likes of Loughborough Lightning and Manchester Thunder before moving to Stars in 2017.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Layla Guscoth
GD, WD, GK
Twitter@LaylaGuscoth

DOB: 02/03/1992

Club: Adelaide Thunderbirds

Height: 183cm

Caps: 26

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2019

Bio: Layla Guscoth made her Vitality Roses debut in 2012 against Jamaica after impressing for Saracens Mavericks and Team Bath in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

Guscoth currently resides in Australia where she plays for Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Australian Suncorp Super Netball League having signed in 2019. The defender’s outstanding form with the Thunderbirds was rewarded with a place in the 12-strong squad for England at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Serena Guthrie
C, WD
Twitter@serenabob

DOB: 05/01/1990

Club: Team Bath

Height: 178cm

Caps: 98

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2011, 2015, 2019. Commonwealth Games – 2014, 2018

Bio: Dynamic and known for her athleticism and speed, Serena Guthrie captained the Vitality Roses at the Vitality Netball World Cup in 2019. First selected for her country in 2008, Guthrie has earned 98 caps.

A gold medal winner at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, the centre currently plies her trade for Team Bath in the Vitality Netball Superleague. Previously, she has represented Northern Mystics (2015-16) in New Zealand and GIANTS Netball (2017-18) in the Australian Suncorp Super Netball League.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Jo Harten
GS, GA
Twitter@Jarten

DOB: 21/03/1989

Club: GIANTS Netball

Height: 188cm

Caps: 107

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019. Commonwealth Games – 2010, 2014, 2018

Bio: Jo Harten has represented the Vitality Roses more than 100 times and has become a talismanic figure for her country. The goal shooter won gold at the Commonwealth Games in 2018 and a bronze at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup on home soil.

Beginning her domestic journey with Loughborough Lightning, Jo then moved to Canterbury Tactix (2012–2013), followed by a spell with Waikato Magic (2014–2016) and has played for Suncorp Super Netball side GIANTS Netball since 2017.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Natalie Haythornthwaite
WA, GA
Twitter@nataliesymone

DOB: 09/12/1992

Club: New South Wales Swifts

Height: 174cm

Caps: 43

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2019. Commonwealth Games – 2018

Bio: Natalie Haythornthwaite made her Vitality Roses debut against Trinidad and Tobago in 2015 and has since played in the squad that won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

After spells with Yorkshire Jets (2010-15) and Manchester Thunder (2016), Haythornthwaite won back-to-back Vitality Netball Superleague titles with Wasps Netball (2017-18). Her performances soon earned her a move to Australian side New South Wales Swifts, where she has played since 2018.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Helen Housby
GA, GS
Twitter@Helenhousby1

DOB: 19/01/1995

Club: New South Wales Swifts

Height: 184cm

Caps: 66

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2015, 2019. Commonwealth Games – 2014, 2018

Bio: Helen Housby is an influential member of the Vitality Roses and has been for several years. Her most defining moment to date was in the final of the 2018 Commonwealth Games where her composure during a last second penalty saw the Vitality Roses take gold for the first time in history. Housby also featured heavily in the Vitality Netball World Cup in 2019.

The shooter began her career with Manchester Thunder – winning thee 2014 Vitality Netball Superleague Grand Final – but has competed for New South Wales Swifts in the Australian Suncorp Super Netball League since 2017.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Laura Malcolm
C, WD, WA
Twitter@ljmalcolm1

DOB: 20/05/1991

Club: Manchester Thunder

Height: 175cm

Caps: 25

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Laura Malcolm has been part of the international scene since making her debut against Barbados in 2012. She has since played at two Netball Europe competitions and at the Quad Series in 2016.

Malcolm plays for Manchester Thunder in the Vitality Netball Superleague having joined from Severn Stars in 2018. The 28-year-old played a key role in their title-winning squad both on and off the court.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Gabriella Marshall
C, WD
Twitter@gabslmarshall

DOB: 09/04/1996

Club: Saracens Mavericks

Height: 174cm

Caps: 6

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Gabriella Marshall has already collected a number of senior caps having previously enjoyed great success with her country at youth level.

Marshall won bronze at the Netball World Youth Cup two years ago, was part of the team crowned Fast5 Netball World Series champions and took part in the Vitality Netball International Series wins over Uganda in 2018.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Geva Mentor
GK
Twitter@GevaMentor

DOB: 17/09/1984

Club: Collingwood Magpies

Height: 191cm

Caps: 146

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015. Commonwealth Games – 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018

Bio: Geva Mentor first hit the netballing scene when she was selected for the Vitality Roses in 2000, debuting the following year against New Zealand, at just 16 years old. Mentor is no stranger to the Commonwealth Games, having competed at four games, earning herself two bronze medals (2006 and 2010) and gold in 2018.

Mentor currently plays for the Collingwood Magpies in the Australian Suncorp Super Netball league. When playing for Sunshine Coast Lightning, she won back-to-back titles and was named Player of the Year Award in 2017.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Vicki Oyesola
GD, WD
Twitter@VickiOyesola

DOB: 16/01/1998

Club: Loughborough Lightning

Height: 180cm

Caps: 4

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Vicki Oyesola made her Vitality Roses debut in a 61-48 victory over Scotland at Netball Europe in 2017. The defender was then included in the Vitality Netball International Series squad to face Malawi in 2017.

In the Vitality Netball Superleague, Oyesola plays alongside Natalie Panagarry, Jessica Shaw and Ella Clark at Loughborough Lightning. She has played for Lightning since 2016 after joining from Saracens Mavericks.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Nat Panagarry
C, WD
Twitter@Npanagarry

DOB: 27/12/1990

Club: Loughborough Lightning

Height: 170cm

Caps: 14

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2019

Bio: Vitality Rose and Loughborough Lightning star Natalie Panagarry is an energetic and popular figure in netball. The rising star, who most commonly plays centre, has 14 caps for England after debuting in 2016 against Australia and played at her first Vitality Netball World Cup in 2019.

Since joining Vitality Netball Superleague side Loughborough Lightning in 2015, Natalie has gone on to captain the side to two Grand Finals and a British Fast-5 Netball All-Stars Championship title. Her fast-paced approach to the game also saw her lift the trophy at the Fast-5 Netball World Series with England in 2017.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Yasmin Parsons
C, WA
Twitter@Yazparsons93

DOB: 13/07/1993

Club: Surrey Storm

Height: 170cm

Caps: 0

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Yasmin Parsons has a wealth of international experience at youth level. She has captained the U21 side in the past and won Player of the Tournament at the 2010 U17 European Championships.

Parsons plays for Surrey Storm in the Vitality Netball Superleague and has also collected experience with Team Bath (2011-15).

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Chelsea Pitman
WA
Twitter@ChelseaPitman

DOB: 08/06/1988

Club: Adelaide Thunderbirds

Height: 181cm

Caps: 35

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2011**, 2019. Commonwealth Games – 2018

Bio: Chelsea Pitman is an Australian born netballer who received her first cap for the Vitality Roses in January 2017 against South Africa after previously competing for Australia. Thanks to her Yorkshire-born father she traded sides in 2017, going on to be a part of the 2018 Commonwealth Games winning team and 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup squad.

She is predominantly a wing attack, but can also play goal attack. She currently plays for Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Suncorp Super Netball in Australia

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

**Representing Australia

Razia Quashie
GK, GD
Twitter@R_Quashie_

DOB: 16/09/1997

Club: Saracens Mavericks

Height: 186cm

Caps: 6

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Razia Quashie has developed not only her athletic power, but her game sense and ability to win ball from opponents in key moments of the game. This earned her a tour to Jamaica with the Vitality Roses, where she won her first senior cap.

Quashie also secured herself a first team place at Saracens Mavericks as GK and had a strong season for them. She was shortlisted for the Sky Sports Fans’ Player of the Season Award and was named Players’ Player of the Season at Mavericks.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Jessica Shaw
C, WA
Twitter@JessicaShaw_

DOB: 17/04/1996

Club: Loughborough Lightning

Height: 170cm

Caps: 0

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Jessica Shaw was among the first group of players to be selected for the full-time Roses programme when it was launched in 2016. The centre was already starring for her country at youth level and went on to win bronze at the Netball World Youth Cup in 2017.

Shaw plays for Loughborough Lightning in the Vitality Netball Superleague having previously represented Team Bath and Yorkshire Jets.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Kate Shimmin
GK, GD
Twitter@misshimmin

DOB: 13/02/1992

Club: Adelaide Thunderbirds

Height: 185cm

Caps: 0

Major Tournament Experience: N/A

Bio: Kate Shimmin is an Australian born defender who was recently selected for the full-time Roses programme. She qualifies to play for England through dual citizenship.

Currently playing out in Australia, Shimmin represents Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Suncorp Super Netball League. A stand-out performer for her club in 2018, her quality in the defensive circle has caught the attention of netball fans across the globe.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

Francesca Williams
GD, WD
Twitter@fwills11

DOB: 23/12/1997

Club: Wasps Netball

Height:

Caps: 8

Major Tournament Experience: Vitality Netball World Cup – 2019

Bio: Fran Williams is a young and exciting talent who has already represented the Vitality Roses at the 2019 Vitality Netball World Cup. Williams was previously captain of the England Under-21 team and made her senior debut against Uganda in 2018.

She made an instant impression in the national side and was later selected in England’s squad for the Vitality Netball International Series, as part of the Quad Series in January 2019. Williams currently plays for Wasps Netball in the Vitality Netball Superleague.

*all information correct as of 06/08/2019

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