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Liana Leota completes Thunder 2019 Superleague squad

Manchester Thunder have signed New Zealand star Liana Leota to complete their 10-strong 2019 squad. The centre-courter will play for the Black and Yellows for a fourth season, after first joining the club in 2015. The former Silver Fern, 33, has been instrumental in helping Thunder qualify for the play-offs in every one of her

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Thunder sign Joyce Mvula for 2019 Superleague season

Manchester Thunder have secured Malawi shooter Joyce Mvula for the 2019 Superleague season. Joyce Mvula has committed to the Black and Yellows for a third season. The 24-year-old will be Thunder’s import player for the campaign, after impressing in her first two seasons. Mvula, who won two awards at the Thunder 2018 Awards ceremony, including

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Manchester Thunder sign England defender Rebekah Airey

Manchester Thunder have signed young England defender Rebekah Airey from Loughborough Lightning. The versatile 22-year-old, who can play at goal keeper, goal defence and wing defence, joins the Black and Yellows as the club aims to bolster their defensive unit. Airey, who is part of the England Roses Futures programme, joins Thunder following a spell

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Young star Amy Carter becomes fifth Thunder signing

Amy Carter has signed a two-year contract, keeping her at Manchester Thunder until 2020. The 19-year-old had a breakthrough season in the Black and Yellow dress in 2018, putting in a number of Player of the Match performances for the senior side. Carter, who is currently studying medicine at university, was also named u21 Coaches’

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Kathryn Turner returns to Thunder for a tenth season

The goal attack, who first joined Thunder in her early teens, has signed up for the 2018 Superleague season, signalling a decade at the top level of domestic netball in the UK. The Liverpudlian, 25, joins already-announced Ellie Cardwell in the shooting circle, who also rose through the youth ranks with the Black and Yellows.

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Caroline O’Hanlon stays at Manchester Thunder

Caroline O’Hanlon has signed a contract at Manchester Thunder for a second season. The Northern Ireland captain will stay in the Back and Yellow dress for the 2019 campaign. She is the third signing to be announced by Thunder, following the return of Laura Malcolm and Ellie Cardwell from Severn Stars. Centre O’Hanlon, 34, was

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Cardwell returns to Thunder

Manchester Thunder have re-signed Eleanor Cardwell from Severn Stars to complete a sensational double swoop. Cardwell joins Stars team-mate Laura Malcolm in returning to the club which saw her rise through the ranks from youth level to the Superleague. The 23-year-old England Roses shooter will play for the Black and Yellows once again for the

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Laura Malcolm rejoins Thunder from Stars

Manchester Thunder have announced the first player for the Vitality Netball Superleague Squad 2018-19 season. Centre courter and former England international Laura Malcolm is rejoining Manchester Thunder from Severn Stars. The 27-year-old left Thunder to join Severn Stars in 2017 but now she’s back at the club she played for throughout her youth and later

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