Team England netball squad reaction

After much anticipation, we now know the 12 players who will compete at Birmingham 2022.

Earlier today Jess Thirlby named the team who will be representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games, starting on Thursday 28 July.

Here’s how the netball world reacted to eagerly awaited news:


This summer we are pledging to #MakeOurMark – a rallying cry to inspire the Netball Family as well as new audiences to join us on this incredible journey.



12 players, 925 caps between them and 21 Commonwealth Games appearances. One team.

Find out more about the squad here.



Australian based players Stacey Francis-Bayman, Jo Harten, Helen Housby, Geva Mentor, Eboni Usoro-Brown will join up with the seven UK-based players.



This will be Geva Mentor’s sixth Commonwealth Games – a record for an England netballer.



Nat Metcalf will captain Team England for the first time against Trinidad & Tobago – the team whom she made her Roses debut.



A special edition of the Courtside – the England Netball official podcast – will be released this week. Catch up on the last couple of episodes here.

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