Kim Borger and Rachel Shaw will leave the team at the end of the season

Kim Borger and Rachel Shaw will leave the team at the end of the season

Kim Borger and Rachel Shaw will leave the team at the end of the season

Kim Borger and Rachel Shaw have declared they will be resigning toward the finish of the 2022 Vitality Superleague season.

The pair will show up at the Team Bath Arena in Friday night when their group take on Wasps in a significant match, streamed live on the Sky Sports YouTube channel at 7.30pm.

It will likewise be the last home game for the outfit’s lead trainer Anna Stembridge, who is venturing down toward the finish of the time.

Shaw, who addressed England at U17, U19, U21 and senior level, joined Team Bath in 2013 from Yorkshire Jets in the wake of intriguing at the World Youth Championships.

She was scourged by injury in her most memorable two or three years yet turned into a critical figure for the outfit and has been ever-present at wing-assault for five seasons.


Shaw is Team Bath’s ongoing longest-serving player.

“The body is getting somewhat excessively old – I’m 30 however my body feels 60! I’ve had a considerable amount of tasks throughout the long term and the last couple of seasons have been a piece confined, so presently feels the perfect opportunity to bow out,” Shaw said.

“I simply need to thank every one of the fans for carrying me into the Blue and Gold culture and supporting me.

You invited me with enormous arms. It’s a truly profound comment I’m resigning however I’ll in any case be here supporting Team Bath.”

Shooter Borger promptly affected and off the court when she moved to Bath.

The previous Australian U21 worldwide got the attention of Stembridge, in the wake of being called into the Melbourne Vixens group as a somewhat late injury substitution.


Borger showed up at Team Bath in the colder time of year of 2018 and rapidly, framed an exceptional going after association with Shaw and objective assault Sophie Drakeford-Lewis.

“For any individual who wears the Blue and Gold later on, it is a genuine honor,” Borger said.

“There have been a few sensational competitors get through this program and they have driven the way in getting netball where it is and where it possibly could go.

Wear the tones with satisfaction – I realize I have and I know Rachel has as well.

“It hasn’t been a simple choice in any case, I believe now is the ideal time to move to one side.

“You only sort of know – my body is letting me know now is the ideal time and I likewise need to have the option to go out with an optimistic outlook.


I love the game and will constantly cherish the game. It’s been 25 years of my life and I simply need to see who I am away from netball.”

Group Bath’s gathering with Wasps on Friday night is basic concerning their play-off trusts.

Manchester Thunder, Loughborough Lightning and London Pulse have all reserved puts on the last end of the week, with one situation in the semi-finals currently remaining.

Group Bath right now sit fourth in the Vitality Netball Superleague table, Saracens Mavericks are three focuses behind them in fifth with two rounds of the normal season remaining.

After Bath face Wasps on Friday night and Mavericks take on Leeds Rhinos Netball on Saturday, the two groups will confront each other at the Hertfordshire Sports Village in Round 20.

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