11 result for month: 05/2017

Thunder take the victory over a gutsy Team Northumbria 56 v 47

Manchester Thunder produced a strong second-half performance to take victory over a gutsy Team Northumbria at the Thunderdome.The Black and Yellows were made to work for their win, with Northumbria going toe-to-toe with the home side for the majority of the first half. But Thunder’s class finally came through after half time and, led by a prolific Liana Leota, who was deservedly named player of the match, they opened up a quickfire 15-goal lead to take the bite out of Northumbria's resistance. Coach Karen Greig was frustrated with her team’s under-par first half performance but ultimately pleased her players were able to get over the line with a second victory in three days, Greig said: “It was frustrating really and I thought that last quarter when we went 15 up..I thought we had the capacity to push on and win by more and I think we got a little bit sloppy and took the foot off the gas and let them back ... More