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Thunder confirm Yasmin Roebuck as final first team squad member

Manchester Thunder confirm pathway youngster Yasmin Roebuck as their final first team squad member for the 2022 season Yasmin Roebuck has gone from strength-to-strength over recent years, working her way up the Manchester Thunder performance pathway, as well as being selected for the England Roses Academy squad in the 2018/19 season. From there, Roebuck has

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Emma Rayner graduates to the Thunder first team

Pathway U21s player Emma Rayner steps up to the Manchester Thunder first team for the 2022 season When Manchester Thunder fans hear the name Emma Rayner, a majority of people would have never heard her name before. However, Rayner is an up-and-coming mid-courter, who is tipped to do big things in the Superleague over the

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Kathryn Turner retires from netball

Kathryn Turner hangs up her netball trainers to concentrate on her family as she officially announces her retirement from netball Kathryn Turner has been a shooting sensation for Manchester Thunder since her first cap aged just fifteen years old. Arguably one of the Superleague’s best players in her position (a fact backed up by her

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Thunder Captain Emma Dovey retires from netball

Three time title winning Manchester Thunder captain Emma Dovey hangs up her dress for the last time and announces her retirement from netball Speaking exclusively to presenter Lindsey Chapman, thirty-year-old Emma Dovey said: “I am officially, after thirteen years, announcing my retirement from [Manchester] Thunder and from netball. I’ve been debating it for the year, thinking

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Lois Pearson re-signs for Manchester Thunder

In the 2021 season, Lois Pearson stepped up from a training partner to a member of the first team squad at Manchester Thunder. Throughout the 2021 season, Pearson has played in 21 games, scoring 26 goals with an average goal scoring percentage of 78.79%. Currently studying mathematics at Manchester University, Pearson has been a part

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Elia McCormick signs for Manchester Thunder

Pathway defender Elia McCormick signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season Starting on the Manchester Thunder performance pathway when she was fourteen, Elia McCormick is a huge success story of the Thunder pathway, which aims to find, inspire and develop the next generation of leading netballers not only for Manchester Thunder, but for the

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Lucky number 13 for Kerry Almond

Lucky number 13 for the retiree who’s not so retired as Kerry Almond re-joins Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season Rumours have been flying around the netball community around whether seasoned Thunder legend Kerry Almond would be returning for the 2022 season, or whether she would go back in to retirement as she did after

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Mid-courter Caroline O’Hanlon re-signs for Manchester Thunder

“Doctor O’Hanlon is ready to see you now’ – Versatile mid-courter Caroline O’Hanlon re-signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season As a General Practitioner by day, and international netballer and Gaelic footballer by night, there’s not much that Caroline O’Hanlon can’t do. Born in Newry, Northern Ireland, she began to play netball from an

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Laura Malcolm re-signs for Thunder

Sensational mid-courter Laura Malcolm re-signs for Manchester Thunder for a further 2 seasons At 30 years old, Laura Malcolm has steadily become part of the furniture at Manchester Thunder, almost becoming as iconic as the yellow and black dress. Inspired by her sports-mad family, she started her netball journey aged ten, originally playing as a

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