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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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The Duchess of Sussex gets a crash course in netball

The Duchess of Sussex took a crash course in netball yesterday as she attended the Coach Core Awards with Prince Harry at Loughborough University. Harry and Meghan visited the university to present awards to graduates of Coach Core; an apprenticeship programme that trains young people to become coaches and sport mentors. England netballer and gold

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Stacey Francis returns to blue and gold for Fast5

Stacey Francis, one of the most popular and successful players in Team Bath Netball’s history, will be putting on the Blue & Gold dress once again after being named as a Worldwide All-Star pick for next month’s British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship. The world-class defender, who has just completed her second Australian Suncorp Super Netball

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Source: Netball World Cup 2019 Limited

Netball World Cup draw pitches England against Scotland

Countdown to the Netball World Cup 2019 (NWC2019) has begun in earnest, with tonight’s tournament draw pitching Commonwealth Games gold medal winners England against Scotland as Group D opponents in the Preliminaries Stage One. The showcase international competition will take place in Liverpool next July – just 300 days away. Tonight’s draw for the 16-team

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Sophie Drakeford-Lewis excited to be back in Blue and Gold

Sophie Drakeford-Lewis, one of the most exciting young attacking talents in the game, is looking forward to continuing her development with Team Bath Netball after signing on for a second successive Vitality Superleague season. The 19-year-old enjoyed an excellent debut campaign with the Blue & Gold during 2018, establishing herself as a regular starter at

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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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