Oakham netballers selected by top clubs!

Izzi, Joanna and Evie (Form 3) as well as Zara, Alice and Milly (Form 4) have been picked for the U15 Loughborough Lightning hub.

The Wasps hub has also selected Daisy and Sophie (both in Form 5) for their U17 side, and Freddie (Form7) for the U19 Wasps Long Squad.

Wasps and Loughborough Lightning are two of the ten teams that compete in the elite Netball Superleague, and the girls will now receive weekly training from the best of the clubs' coaches. They will also have opportunities to represent Wasps and Lightning over the year.

In addition to the above selections, Izzi (Form 3) along with Katie (Form 2) have been selected to be part of the Leicestershire County Netball Programme.

Oakham’s Director of Netball Lauren Nicholls, who is currently on maternity leave, has also signed up to play for the Loughborough Lightning 2020 season.

Acting Director of Netball, Ms Isobel Beighton, said “I am proud of everyone’s achievements. It takes a lot of commitment and hard work to get to this level and I am so pleased for them.”

The above successes follow Oakham’s U19 side who were recent clear winners in the County tournament and the U14 and U16 teams who have been celebrating after reaching the County Final, the matches of which are to be played in December. 

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