Women’s basketball group celebrate at annual meeting

The South Leeds Valkyries women’s basketball club held their first AGM last month and it was a celebratory event – with an international flavour.

Members brought food they wanted to share and the diversity of flavours reflects the diversity of the group – it was a mouth watering experience!

Chair Clara De Sousa Diane talked about the history of the club and walked us through the (nearly) 2 year journey so far. Special thanks were given to Karen Peck from Get Set Leeds Local and Loran and Shaq from Let’s Do More – who coach the team.

South Leeds Valkyries currently play at Lane End school at 6pm on a Thursday. It is open to all women regardless of whether you have played basketball before.

In the winter months we meet at Cockburn John Charles Academy sports hall at the same time. It’s lots of fun and a really supportive group to be part of. We ask people to make a donation if they can, but no obligation as we want it to be as accessible as possible.


This post was written by Tania Carlisle

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