Teams from across the country gathered in Nottingham today at the David Ross Sports Village to complete the 22/23 season of the Netball Performance League (NPL).
The league, which is split into three categories (U17, U19 and U21) provides players with a high-intensity performance environment aiming to prepare them for top-level competition.
Here’s a round-up of the champions, runners up and final placings…
London Pulse were crowned champions of the U17 South Division and completed their season unbeaten, securing a 54-38 win over Severn Stars in their final match of the competition.
Congratulations to our @EnglandNetball NPL UNDEFEATED Championship U19 and U17 Academy athletes!
A massive well done to all athletes, coaches, team managers, staff behind the scenes and parents involved and helping these squads achieve their gold medals! #feelthepulse 💗🖤 pic.twitter.com/zcydA2drZX
— London Pulse Netball Pathway (@PulsePathway) April 1, 2023
Team Bath finished the season in second place, beating Saracens Mavericks 62-41 in their final match of the season.
Manchester Thunder claimed the top spot in the North Division finishing their season with a one hundred percent win record.
Loughborough Lightning took the second spot in the competition pushing to a 51-42 win over Central Warriors in their last match of the season.
London Pulse secured the top spot in the U19 division, finishing their campaign unbeaten on 45 points.
Manchester Thunder finished with a silver medal, losing only once in their season, against Pulse in February.
Manchester Thunder were the champions of the U21 category completing their campaign unbeaten, their last match of the season saw them secure a 62-47 win over Severn Stars.
🖤💛 U21s take the win over @severnstarsnpl on their last game of the season. 🖤💛
— Manchester Thunder Performance Pathway (@PathwayThunder) April 1, 2023
Loughborough Lightning finished in second place in the U21 category, losing only once during the course of the season in a tight 43-49 defeat to Manchester Thunder.
More to come…
NPL sides will once again travel to Nottingham from Thursday 27 until Sunday 30 July 2023 to compete in a tournament in which they will have another shot at victory followed by an awards presentation to celebrate both team and individual achievements.
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