Recent England call-up Imogen Allison is now the fourth player to register to Team Bath for the 2020 Vitality Superleague season.
Allison’s form last year brought her a nomination to its 2019 Superleague Young Player of the Year Award and also a spot in brand new England head coach Jess Thirlby’s initial Roses group, along with Sophie Drakeford-Lewis and Summer Artman, to get a behind-closed-doors tournament in Australia and New Zealand later this month.
She demonstrated her leadership skills while Serena Guthrie along with Eboni Usoro-Brown have been on duty last season by taking on the captaincy.
Allison will last to unite club and international netball with a Sports & Exercise Science degree however she’s looking forward to the challenge.
“I felt like I actually grew in my function in the team last season and being named as captain was a wonderful experience,” stated that the 21-year-old Allison. “I enjoy the leadership function and hopefully I’ll have more chances like that moving forward.
“It’s quite exciting to be back into the England set-up also. It seems like a fantastic time to come with the Roses, particularly for athletes of my age as we look to build on the success of the past few decades.”
Team Bath Netball Superleague head trainer Anna Stembridge stated:”I am absolutely delighted that Imo will probably be returning to the Blue & Gold this year. She was amazing for us last season and took her game to a new level, not just tactically and technically however the manner by which the line was commanded by her and led in the front.
“I think she’s among those Superleague’s brightest stars and one of our club’s future leaders. I’m extremely enthusiastic about establishing upon Imo’s performances and direction from last year.”
Live netball is back on your displays in October using the Fast5 All Stars Championship.
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