U15s Netball Performance Competition

U15 Performance Competition.

In 2019, England Netball introduced the U15 Netball Performance Competition to aid in developing appropriate skills and experience both on and off the court to help young players adapt to a high performance environment.

The inaugural competition saw Vitality Netball Superleague franchises and invited teams from across the country take part as the best young players that the United Kingdom has to offer played 33 games of top-class netball at Wolverhampton University.

England Netball joined up with the Youth Sport Trust (YST) to work on the new programme, helping to prepare the next generation of elite athletes. Supported by Sport England Lottery Funding, a plethora of educational workshops were held in between all the on-court activity.

The workshops ran alongside the competition and included key topics that athletes may face in their journey to become professional netballers such as a Roses Development Framework presentation and YST talks.

The programme also encompassed workshops for the athletes’ families and support network to help them understand what it takes and the encouragement they will require in their netball career.

Manchester Thunder won the first edition of the tournament in an engaging final against runners-up Surrey Storm, winning 37-18 to take the trophy.

The U15 Netball Performance Competition took place at Wolverhampton University between 30th August – 1st September.

The competition was streamed on the England Netball YouTube channel, which can be found here.

Congratulations to Manchester Thunder on taking the title! 

Final Standings

1 Manchester Thunder
2 Surrey Storm
3 Saracens Mavericks
4 Leeds Rhinos
5 Wasps Netball
6 London Pulse
7 Severn Stars
8 Loughborough Lightning
9 North East
10 Team Bath

 

Saturday 31st August – Fixtures and Results 

Pool A Pool B
09:30 Severn Stars

21-26

Manchester Thunder

Saracens Mavericks

25-32

Surrey Storm

10:30 Loughborough Lightning

16-22

North East

Wasps Netball

26-17

London Pulse

11:30 Leeds Rhinos

25-18

Severn Stars

Team Bath

24-32

Saracens Mavericks

12:30 Manchester Thunder

31-15

Loughborough Lightning

Surrey Storm

34-24

Wasps Netball

13:30 North East

15-24

Leeds Rhinos

London Pulse

36-18

Team Bath

14:30 Severn Stars

15-20

Loughborough Lightning

Saracens Mavericks

28-19

Wasps Netball

15:30 North East

8-54

Manchester Thunder

London Pulse

26-24

Surrey Storm

16:30 Leeds Rhinos

22-16

Loughborough Lightning

Team Bath

16-22

Wasps Netball

17:30 Severn Stars

17-15

North East

Saracens Mavericks

29-22

London Pulse

18:30 Manchester Thunder

35-12

Leeds Rhinos

Surrey Storm

27-16

Team Bath

 

Sunday 1st September – Fixtures and Results

Pool Court 1 Pool Court 3
09:00 A3 – B5 Seven Stars

22-12

Team Bath

A4 – B4 Loughborough Lightning

7-13

Wasps Netball

09:50 SF1 Manchester Thunder

38-24

Saracens Mavericks

SF2 Surrey Storm

28-20

Leeds Rhinos

10:50 A5 – B4 North East

10-26

Wasps Netball

A3 – B3 Severn Stars

12-19

London Pulse

12:30 A4 – B5 Loughborough Lightning

22-15

Team Bath

A5 – B3 North East

14-20

London Pulse

13:20 3rd Place PO Saracens Mavericks

27-26

Leeds Rhinos

A3 – B4 Severn Stars

12-15

Wasps Netball

14:20 A4 – B5 North East

12-21

Team Bath

A4 – B3 Loughborough Lightning

13-18

London Pulse

15:10 Final Manchester Thunder

37-18

Surrey Storm

N/A N/A

 

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