Posted 11th Feb 2020

Blue & Gold to start 2020 Vitality Superleague campaign in front of record-breaking netball crowd at Season Opener event

Team Bath Netball are set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a one-day event in UK netball history.

The 2020 Vitality Netball Superleague Season Opener will see all 10 Superleague teams take to Arena Birmingham on Saturday, February 22 and is set to draw more than 8,700 fans, exceeding that of the Vitality Netball World Cup final day in July 2019.

Team Bath play old rivals Loughborough Lightning in the fourth fixture of the day at 4.15pm.

Fran Connolly, CEO of England Netball, commented: “It has been a standout 12 months for netball in England and the anticipation for the upcoming season is really starting to build, which is evident from these fantastic ticket sales for a one-day event.

“We are putting a lot of focus into making the Vitality Netball Superleague fully professional and aim to make it the best women’s league in the country, so to see that the best ticket sales for a one-day event in our history is for our Season Opener event is extremely pleasing and means we are on the right track.”

Team Bath’s home Superleague matches are also proving to be a big draw, with the first game against Wasps already sold out. There are eight more opportunities to enjoy a game at the Team Bath Arena this season, though, including the visit of defending champions Manchester Thunder on Monday, March 30 (7pm) on a night when the Blue & Gold will also celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Superleague.

Click here to purchase tickets for Team Bath’s home matches and here to visit the England Netball website for remaining Season Opener tickets.

Other news articles

Team Bath Netball excited to kick off home run with Friday night derby against Severn Stars as they look to learn Lightning lessons

Team Bath Netball start their 2024 Super League home campaign in front of the BBC Sport cameras this Friday with Head Coach Asha Francis looking for a response from her players to last weekend’s tough defeat at Loughborough Lightning....

Read More
Confident start to 2024 Super League campaign as Team Bath hold off Strathclyde Sirens surge to record Season Opener success

Team Bath Netball produced a performance of “pure grit and determination” as they saw off a fierce fightback from Strathclyde Sirens to make a winning start to the 2024 Super League season. The Blue & Gold, inspired by a...

Read More
A graphic featuring the Team Bath Netball Super League squad for the 2024 season.
Here’s how to watch as Team Bath get 2024 Netball Super League season under way against Strathclyde Sirens

It's been a long pre-season but the wait is finally over and Team Bath Netball will get their 2024 Super League campaign under way on Saturday (17th) against Strathclyde Sirens. It is the third of five matches being played...

Read More
Team Bath Netball Sponsors
Partners and Suppliers