The Origins and Formation of England Netball

Presented by Dr Samantha-Jayne Oldfield, Manchester Metropolitan University at @SpLeisH Colloquium 2017 Netball is arguably one of England’s most successful female team sports, being a core component of the National Curriculum, one of the largest participation sports according to the Active People’s Survey, and recognised on the international stage through the Commonwealth Games and World Cup competitions, with the England national team currently ranked third in the world standings. In 2016, the highly successful Vitality Netball Super League renewed its broadcasting relationship with Sky Sports, becoming a showpiece for the newly formed Sky Sport Mix channel, and Loughborough Lightning provided...

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