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Netball bookings blooming since England Roses Commonwealth Gold

Netball bookings blooming since England Roses Commonwealth Gold

MyLocalPitch reports 50% bounce in netball bookings since epic final triumph

England netball team

MyLocalPitch, the leading grassroots sports online search and booking platform, reported a 50% increase in netball bookings the week after England Roses’ Commonwealth Netball Gold.

Tracey Neville’s England side caught everyone’s attention following an epic finish to the tournament and it’s produced a 48.9% increase in netball enquiries on the site.  

Netball pageviews grew by 49.8% the week following the final where Helen Housby netted the winner in the final second to beat hosts and competition favourites Australia.

CEO of MyLocalPitch, Jamie Foale, commented: “England Roses’ incredible win was an outstanding achievement and it’s awesome to see it having a positive impact at the grassroots level. It’s an ideal time of year to play netball and there are many fantastic places to enjoy a game. The more people we have playing, the better, and if this momentum continues the Olympics are going to have a hard time keeping the sport out of the games.”


BY - Will Chrimes

27 April 2018