The Northants “Lightning” Under 12 Girls made the long trip to Manchester to play in the first tournament of the new North of England Central Venue League and returned having won one and lost one game. CLICK HERE to download the full press release
16 Boys take on Leicester “Warriors” while the Under 14 Girls will play Brentwood “Fire” and the Under 13 Girls will tackle Solent “Kestrels”. These games will provide invaluable competition before the National League begins the following week.
Meanwhile the Under 12 Girls start their competitive programme in the North of England Central Venue League with a trip to Manchester on Sunday. The girls will play the home side and Merseyside in the newly formed league CLICK HERE to download the full press release
For the 2018 / ’19 season the Northants Basketball Club will operate nine teams, seven of them playing in the National League.
At a time when many clubs are struggling to recruit girls to the game the Club has a thriving girls section with 50 young ladies aged 11 to 16. These girls will play in three leagues with the Under 16’s coached by former player Emma Salisbury playing in the North Regional Conference. The Under 14 programme will be supervised by Karen Goodrich assisted by Kim Thompson with two teams playing in the Midlands East Conference of the National League. The Under 12’s will compete in the newly established North Under 12 Girls Central Venue League being run by Manchester’s, Joe Forber. CLICK HERE to download the full press release
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