Isle of Man Netball are very pleased to announce that the Hooded Ram have agreed to sponsor their National teams for the next two years.
Following their departure from England Netball, the Isle of Man teams are now able to compete on an international level and the squads are currently in training for this year’s events, the first of which takes place in Dublin at the beginning of March when the U17 squad will compete against the likes of Ireland, Gibraltar and Malta.
A spokesperson from the Hooded Ram said “The Hooded Ram is delighted to be sponsoring the Isle of Man Netball Association and their athletes as they embark on this exciting chapter in European netball. This will be a fantastic showcase for the strong talent that the Manx Netball Association is nurturing. Good luck to the Manx Rams.”
Pip Cross, President of the MNA said “These are exciting times for Isle of Man Netball and we are pleased that the Hooded Ram agreed to sponsor us from the start of our international journey. Our team managers, coaches and the players themselves are working hard to prepare the teams for competitions coming up this year. I can’t wait to see our athletes competing on the international stage.”
The squad for the Netball Europe U17 Championships has just been announced and includes: Angela Aumonier, Alice Cross, Lexa Hattersley, India Jacklin-Chatha, Olivia Jacklin-Chatha, Alex Johnston, Georgia Mitchell, Heather Parsons, Jemima Shepherd, Ruby Turner, Robyn Wickers and Gwen Williams