Vitality Roses Reunited

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Vitality Roses Reunited Series: England v Jamaica

🏐 England’s national team are back on home soil as they take on Jamaica in the first match of the Vitality Roses Reunited Series.  Tickets are sold out.

Congratulations to England who beat Jamaica 55-45 in London.  Stay tuned for more Vitality Roses Reunited action as soon as confirmed and head to the England Netball website for tickets to January’s Netball Quad Series.  And for more netball in the capital – including London Pulse in Vitality Netball Superleague action from February onwards – visit our What’s On page now! 

The sport of netball in the UK continues its upward trajectory following the exhilarating 2019 World Cup hosted in Liverpool which saw New Zealand crowned champions against Australia.  England Roses took bronze to follow up their gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2018.

And now, after a long break due to the Covid pandemic, England’s national netball team are back together for Vitality Roses Reunited Series.  Head Coach Jess Thirlby’s side go head to head with the Jamaica Sunshine Girls for three days of international netball action which starts tonight at the Copper Box Arena.

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The ‘Vitality Roses Reunited Series’ launches at the Copper Box Arena, before moving on to the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham where the Vitality Roses will play Jamaica for the final two days of the tour on 4 and 5 December.

The fixtures give the Vitality Roses players and coaching staff the opportunity to come together on home soil as the team continue preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022 where the England side will be defending their gold medal title.  This series will also give fans across the country the opportunity to see a full strength squad and some of the most exciting netball talent in the world.

Jess Thirlby, the Vitality Roses Head Coach, said: “This is going to be an exciting series for the Vitality Roses and our fans, and is an important part of our preparation for next year’s Commonwealth Games.  We’ve missed getting out there in front of a home crowd and this will be an incredible opportunity to play a top team whilst reuniting both the Roses players and our supporters.”

🏐 Match starts at 4pm.

🎟️ Tickets for the Vitality Roses Reunited at the Copper Box Arena are sold out.

🚊🚗 Travel tips: Public transport is recommended.  Hackney Wick overground and Stratford tube are approximately a 10-minute walk from the Copper Box Arena.  Stratford International station (accessible from London St Pancras) is about a 15-minute walk.  Very limited parking is available on site although parking is available at nearby Westfield Shopping Centre.

👀🏐 More netball alert!  Stand by for the new Vitality Superleague in 2021.  In the London area there are 3 teams to watch; London Pulse (entering their third season) playing out of the Copper Box Arena, Surrey Storm (2-time winners) based in Guildford and Saracens Mavericks (2 times winners, runners up 5 times) from Hertfordshire.  See our ‘What’s On’ page for home match updates throughout the season.

What’s more for the A to Z of spectator sport taking place in London check out the latest on our ‘What’s On‘ page.  And for regular reminders to ensure you don’t miss a moment of the action subscribe now to our free newsletter!

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