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Manchester Thunder strengthen off court team

Manchester Thunder, the reigning Vitality Netball Superleague Champions, are strengthening their off court team as part of their determination to continue to grow and develop. Two key appointments have been made to the Thunder Board bringing commercial, business development and operational expertise to the club as they prepare for the start of the 2020 season

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Manchester Thunder prepare for The British Fast5 All-Stars Championship

‘We’re ready to claim more silverware’ – Manchester Thunder prepare for The British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship Manchester Thunder, the reigning Vitality Netball Superleague champions, return to the court for the start of the 2019-20 season tomorrow (Saturday 12 October) at the season’s opening competition, the British Fast-5 All Stars Championships. And, while the champions

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Manchester Thunder Defensive duo back for 2020

Manchester Thunder’s defensive duo of Emma Dovey and Rebekah Airey are returning to the Superleague Champions for 2020. Dovey, who has been Thunder Captain for the past three years and will continue in the role for the new season, has played her entire senior career with Thunder and is a hugely influential part of the

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Thunder introduce another Malawi Queen All-Star for Fast5

Manchester Thunder have named their second All-Star player for next month’s British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship – Takondwa Lwazi. Known to friends and supporters as Bonzo, she was influential in centre court for the Malawi Queens at the Netball World Cup this summer in Liverpool and has been part of her country’s squad for some time, including at

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Thunder unveil Erin Bell as first All-Star for Fast5 Championship

Manchester Thunder are bringing one of Australia’s best Netballers to the UK for the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship. The Vitality Netball Superleague Champions have named Erin Bell as one of their two all-star players. The 32-year old shooter won ANZ Championships with NSW Swifts and Adelaide Thunderbirds, and played for Collingwood Magpies before retiring

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Caroline O’Hanlon returns for Superleague Champions

Northern Ireland captain Caroline O’Hanlon is returning to the Vitality Netball Superleague Champions Manchester Thunder for a third season. The 35-year old centre is the North West side’s latest signing for the 2020 campaign and takes the number of names announced to seven. Caroline has played a highly influential role since joining Thunder for the

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Malawi Queens sign up for Thunder’s title defence

Manchester Thunder’s squad for the defence of their Vitality Netball Superleague title will be boosted by two of Malawi’s leading netballers. Instrumental shooter Joyce Mvula, the 2019 Fans’ Player of the Season across Superleague, will return to the Black and Yellows for a fourth season. While, new for 2020 will be her fellow Malawian, defender

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Major investment for Netball Superleague Champions

Vitality Netball Superleague Champions Manchester Thunder have received a major boost with investment from one of the region’s leading businessmen. David Jennings, chief executive of leading door hardware supplier UAP Limited, based in Manchester, will join the Board of the Superleague franchise with his company Jennings Ventures Limited investing in Thunder. At a time of

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Eleanor Cardwell returns to Superleague Champions

Manchester Thunder’s Eleanor Cardwell will be back in black and yellow for the 2020 season as the England Rose re-signs for the Superleague Champions. The 24-year old shooter, who was key to securing the victory in the 2019 Grand Final against Wasps when she came on in the final minutes, rejoined Thunder last year and

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