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England Netball Team Turn Professional

England Netball Team

Raising The Game for Players on World Stage

England Netball are delighted to announce that after a meeting on March,23, 2016, the board have formally ratified transitioning players to full time status from June 1st..

As part of the mission to reach the 2019 Netball World Cup Final, England Netball have been looking at all parameters of the performance program and how it’s approached, leading up to 2019 and beyond.

Speaking of the decision, Chief Executive Officer Joanna Adams said: “It’s amazing to be able to give these girls the opportunity to have netball as their career.

“It’s important to make these decisions in order to accelerate the development of the England Roses’ success and get even closer to the top two teams in the world.

“Once again we’d like to extend huge thanks to Sport England for their continued support of our athletes, without which they wouldn’t be able to perform at the level they do.”

Expression of interest forms have been circulated to all Franchise Directors and Coaches for formal nomination of athletes and we will be announcing those selected at a later date.

Full-time training will begin on June 13, 2016 in Loughborough.

Source: England Netball

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