Winning the league in the SL 2023 and coming 2nd, was phenomenal for London Pulse and now we set our sights on our next season, London Pulse are pushing the limits of the Netball Superleague Championship.
London Pulse compete in the Netball Superleague the country’s premier domestic competition but, we offer much more than just the Superleague. We aim to attract, inspire and develop the most talented netballer players across London. We are passionate and determined to help them to rise not only to make them the next generation of leading netballers for their schools and clubs, but for London Pulse and England netball.
We are proud to see London Pulse players representing England Roses, in the Netball World Cup, as always they have all our love and support!
We are lucky enough to have the Copper Box Arena as our home court. The Copper Box as a venue can hold a capacity of 7,400 and is a multi-sport venue. It was proudly used for the 2012 Summer Olympics, we have hosted the Quad Series and Superleague finals.
Being located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the heart of London, puts us in the centre of all the action, as now more than ever before the attention on netball as elite sport is at the forefront of Women’s Sports.
Netball On The Rise
Since England Netball’s Commonwealth Games win in 2018 under the leadership of former Head Coach, Tracey Neville and England gaining a ranking of 3rd in the world netball in the UK. We have seen an increase in participants taking part in netball. London Pulse was voted Team of the Year at the 2018 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards, they also won the public vote for Sporting Moment of the Year – Helen Housby’s last minute goal sealing the win and inspiring a generation.
We are committed to being part of the school and wider community, covering 32 London boroughs – extending our skills and experience to offer netball pathway coaching programmes, virtual camps, pathway trials, inspirational netball tours, annual corporate cup, disability and visually impaired netball, netball for the elderly and walking netball in as many parts of the city as possible.
London Pulse works in partnership with Primary and Secondary schools and offer workshops for teachers and students in addition to competition opportunities. If you are interested in hosting one of our programs please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
London Pulse is led by CEO and Director of Netball, Sam Bird. Sam has played for England and is now an England netball selector and coach. Sam is incredibly passionate leading, developing and mentoring our coaches and athletes to be the very best they can be.
We are proud that our superleague team is a mix of some of the most talented players from around the world. The squad is a vibrant mixture of home-grown talent, newly signed athletes with a sprinkling of international stars.
The Magic of London
Londoners certainly have a passion for netball – with sell-out crowds at International and Superleague matches held in the capital at our iconic venue, Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park underpinned by a structure of numerous pathway hubs across London.
London has a unique identity, bustling economy, vibrant, social and cultural hotspots all providing the perfect backdrop for a London based team. We are proud to become the home for netball in London reflecting all of our diverse communities. Beyond our sport London Pulse will be a team that our capital city will be proud to support as an emblem of women’s empowerment.
Future Stars of Netball
London Pulse has the opportunity for finding, inspiring and developing the next generation of leading netballers to be Superleague and England stars of the future. As the provider of England Netball’s performance pathway for London and surrounding areas, we already have an impressive track record to be proud of.
Our performance pathway for young athletes aged 14-21 has already produced exceptional talent, with many now playing Superleague netball. Last year, hundreds trialled to join the pathway from across the London region and beyond.