Vitality Roses

Ella Bowen

Goal Defence Goal Keeper Wing Defence

DOB: 1 January 2002
Height: 1.82mm
Club: Manchester Thunder


Ella Bowen first earned a spot in the Roses Academy at just 15 years of age. 

The defender was part of the squads that won U17 Netball Europe in early 2019, where she vice-captained the side,and U21 Europe Netball in 2021. 

After being named Player of the Season for Loughborough Lightning's U19 side in 2021, Ella received her first Netball Super League (NSL) call-up for Lightning in the 2022 season and then moved to Manchester Thunder ahead of the 2023 campaign. 

Ella was named in her first senior Vitality Roses overseas tour squad for the Taini Jamison Trophy in 2023. 

She then returned to New Zealand later that same year for the FAST5 Netball World Series, where the team scooped the bronze medal.