Netballers’ inspirational training day with Team England player
22nd March 2019

Year 7 and 8 netballers from Winterfold School, Chaddesley Corbett enjoyed a great afternoon of netball at Malvern College with England and Team Bath Captain Eboni Usoru-Brown. 

Eboni began the afternoon with a motivational talk about her netballing career, describing how she dreamt of playing for England from an early age and the disappointment she felt when she failed to get selected initially.  She talked about the way she kept trying to improve, never giving up and finally being chosen to play for England. She has now gained 96 caps for her country and with great pride showed the pupils her Gold medal from the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

After a friendly tournament, Ms Usoru-Brown shared her expert knowledge of the sport with a skills workshop.  The girls were fascinated by the Team England star’s athleticism and skill levels as she demonstrated different drills for them to take part in.  They learnt so much in such a short space of time and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.  It was also lovely to spend time with old Winterfoldian Louise Little who looked after the group for the afternoon.  Louise left Winterfold in 2015 and is currently studying for her A levels.

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