Team Northumbria is the Netball Superleague franchise of Northumbria University and is the only Superleague netball team in the North East. Team Northumbria competes in the 10 team ’top flight’ tier of UK netball covered by Sky Sports. Based at the University’s world class venue Sport Central, in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, the team attracts supporters from across the region and beyond.
The ambitious Team Northumbria is set for an exciting season. This is the second season with Head Coach TeAorha Keenan, who has a wealth of experience from involvement with New Zealand’s ‘SilverFerns’ and as Head Coach of the Cook Islands and ‘Mystics’ ANZ team. The 2017 Team Northumbria squad hosts a mix of regional, national and international players, guaranteed to make the season exciting! Team Northumbria has a very strong regional following. Games have a family atmosphere with the majority of spectators being mums and daughters. Team Northumbria boasts a squad of strong female role models, which in itself is both refreshing and inspirational.
Netball is a rapidly growing sport for participants and spectators following recent success and media coverage of the Commonwealth Games and Netball World Cup. As well as competing in the Superleague, Team Northumbria also has a very extensive community programme engaging with schools, clubs and young people from across the North East. Players and coaches conduct school and club visits, coaching masterclasses and kidscamps. There is also an extensive player and competitive pathway from junior to senior level.
The Netball Superleague is covered by Sky Sports. Team Northumbria also has a strong local presence with articles featuring regularly in the press. Social media is also a primary tool for spectator engagement, with very active Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Why Sponsor the Team Northumbria Netball Superleague?
- Association with the only Netball Superleague team in the North East.
- Association with the broader Northumbria Sport and Northumbria University brand. Northumbria University has over 30,000 students and 3,000 staff.
- LIVE on SKY – Team Northumbria has a strong presence on Sky Sports and on the Sky Netball website and social media.
- Brand awareness – You can advertise your company on a range of material including kit, courtside boards, social media and programmes.
- Direct access to netball fans – Promote your products to netball fans across the region and country.
To sponsor the Team Northumbria Netball Superleague programme, squad or players, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
With an increasing membership and participation base each year, netball impacts positively on females across all age groups as players, volunteers, officials and spectators.
With 15 squad members, 6 nationalities, 5000+ home game attendees, fixtures televised nationally on Sky Sports, you can reach a passinate, 75% female fanbase with a walking, talking ambassador of your brand.
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