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England national netball team

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Nickname(s)  Roses
Captain  Ama Agbeze
INF ranking  3rd
Association  England Netball
Location  England, United Kingdom
Asst coach  Colette Thomson
Vice-captain  Jade Clarke
2015 placing  3rd
Head coach  Tracey Neville
Confederation  Netball Europe
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The England Roses represent England in international netball competition. England are coached by Tracey Neville, and are captained by Ama Agbeze. At the end of the 2016 international season, the team were ranked 3rd in the INF World Rankings. Following the Netball World Cup, hosted by Australia in 2015 the Roses came home in 3rd following a defeat by New Zealand and the home nation, Australia, who went on to win the title.



England have appeared at every Netball World Championships since their inception in 1963. Most recently, the team competed in the 2015 Netball World Cup in Australia, finishing third. Their highest placing at a World Championship was second in 1975. They also earned a gold medal at the 2011 World Netball Series and three bronze medals from four Commonwealth Games campaigns.

International netball has been dominated by Australia and New Zealand, although England have had recent victories over both teams, as well as Jamaica, signalling their increasing competitiveness against other elite nations.

Notable past players

  • Lyn Carpenter
  • Jillean Porter, former England Captain.
  • Tracey Neville (now Head Coach)
  • Amanda Newton
  • Abby Sargent
  • Kendra Slawinski
  • Pamela Cookey
  • Tamsin Greenway
  • Sonia Mkoloma
  • England Netball Hall of Fame Inductees

    England Netball's Hall of Fame inductees are listed below by year inducted.


  • Mary Beardwood
  • Mary Bulloch
  • Annette Cairncross
  • Mary French (née Bushell)
  • Rose Harris, MBE
  • Joyce Haynes
  • Jean Perkins OBE
  • Sheelagh Redpath
  • Kendra Slawinski OBE (née Lowe)
  • Rena Stratford
  • Pat Taylor MBE
  • Mary Thomas MBE
  • 2002

  • Jean Bourne
  • Margaret Cassidy OBE
  • Frances Tomkins
  • 2003

  • Betty Galsworthy
  • Joyce Wheeler
  • 2004

  • Heather Crouch MBE
  • 2005

  • Pam Orton
  • Gordon Padley MBE
  • Anne Stephenson
  • 2007

  • Colette Thomson
  • 2008

  • Janet Wrighton MBE
  • Amanda Newton
  • 2009

  • Karen Atkinson
  • 2010

  • Liz Broomhead MBE
  • 2012

  • Anna Mayes
  • 2013

  • Sonia Mkoloma
  • Sheila Perks MBE
  • 2014

  • Jade Clarke
  • Cheryl Danson
  • Joan Mills
  • 2015

  • Pamela Cookey
  • Geva Mentor
  • Kit suppliers

    England's kits are currently supplied by BLK.


    England national netball team Wikipedia