Author Archives: Debbie Hallas

Netball’s Sole Obsession

I’m sure you loved having elite netball back last weekend – how brilliant is it to be able to watch every game on YouTube or Sky Sports! One of the questions we got on social media during the games was about the sort of netball trainers you should be buying for when we can – […]

Don’t lose your touch in lockdown

So, here we are again. Virtually the whole of the UK is in lockdown, the netball courts are empty and we’re back to training by ourselves at home or in our gardens. It’s tough, but we’ll get through it together and, as a player and a coach, my message to everyone is that – despite everything […]

Netball UK and Netball Northern Ireland renew partnership

Here are Netball UK, we’re proud to have renewed our partnership with Netball NI, the governing body for netball in Northern Ireland, for the next two years. We’ll be the official retail and footwear partner of Netball NI providing the world-leading ASICS netball trainers to their international squads. As well as supporting the Northern Ireland Warriors […]

Have you #MadeTheSwap

Did you know that over 70% of Netballers aren’t wearing the correct shoes for the sport? The vast majority play in running shoes or generic ‘trainers’ which don’t provide the necessary grip and support required for the quick, dynamic movements needed in the game. Once again, Netball UK are working with Mizuno and their sequel […]

Kerry Almond | New Season | Who’ll top the table?

  280 days since the 2019 Grand Final. 280 days since we’ve had top level domestic netball in the UK. 280 days since I was lucky enough to be part of that winning Thunder team. But now, finally, it’s here – VNSL 2020.   10 teams going head to head to fight it out for […]

Manchester Thunder – Powered by Mizuno, Delivered by Netball UK

On the 18 May, Manchester Thunder won their third Netball Superleague title, beating Wasps Netball in a pulsating grand final. Both teams have apparel deals with Mizuno but did the Thunder player’s footwear contribute to their success? Seven out of the eight Thunder players that took to the court that day wore Mizuno netball trainers. Since launching netball as […]

Can you guess the top two at Super 10?

Yesterday, we looked at the brands Superleague players are choosing to wear. Today we can reveal the top two netball shoes worn at Super 10. The Mizuno Wave Stealth V Netball Trainers The ASICS Professional FF Netball Trainers On the left below is Manchester Thunder centre and Northern Ireland captain Caroline O’Hanlon who wears the ASICS Professional […]

What is the chosen trainer brand of Superleague players?

What is the chosen trainer brand of Superleague players? The answer may surprise you. All new kits and trainers were on show at the superb Super 10 event live on Sky Sports as the The Vitality Netball Superleague started with a bang. What was interesting was the shoes the players chose to wear. There’s been […]

What products does gold medal winner Beth Cobden choose?

Gold medal winner and England Rose, Beth Cobden talks to us about what netball products she chooses and why: I am thrilled to be part of the Gilbert Netball team as an ambassador, it is a privilege to be associated with such a high quality, reputable brand. I have played with Gilbert’s netballs for many […]