This Girl Can
This Girl Can is a celebration of active women who are doing their thing no matter how well they do it, how they look or even how red their face gets.
Funded by The National Lottery and developed by Sport England, the This Girl Can campaign wants to help women overcome the fear of judgement that is stopping too many women and girls from joining in.
Women's Sport Week
Each year Basketball England support’s Women’s Sport Week led by Women in Sport.
Women’s Sport Week is a national awareness week providing an opportunity for everybody involved with playing, delivering, working in, volunteering or watching sport to celebrate, raise awareness and increase the profile of women’s sport across the UK.
Women & Girls in the NBL
Each week during the basketball season (September to April) 121 women and girl’s teams play in the NBL across England in 3 divisions for the women (division 1, 2 south and 2 north) and 3 age groups for the girls (U18, U16 and U14).
The girl’s leagues are split in to the following divisions:
Under 18 girls – South, North and South West
Under 16 girls – Premier, North, South East and South West
Under 14 Girls – North, Midlands, East and South
In the top Women’s league in the NBL 12 teams battle it out for the number one spot.