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Manchester Thunder to take part in social media boycott against online abuse England Netball, the Netball Players Association (NPA) and Manchester Thunder are standing with football and the wider sporting…
England Roses Academy Squad 2021 Selected

England Roses Academy Squad 2021 Selected

On Monday, England Netball released their selection for the 2021 Roses Academy, with 29 athletes being selected. Sheonah Forbes, England Netball Roses Academy Head Coach said, “The Roses Academy trial…
C&C Insurance Brokers continue support for Manchester Thunder

C&C Insurance Brokers continue support for Manchester Thunder

Manchester Thunder broker an extended deal with Stockport-based C&C Insurance Brokers for a further two years. Manchester Thunder have been aligned with C&C Insurance Brokers since 2015 and have worked…
Pathway Head Coach Announcement - Lauren Palmer to Replace Alex Young

Pathway Head Coach Announcement - Lauren Palmer to Replace Alex Young

Manchester Thunder are delighted to announce that Lauren Palmer will be the new Pathway Head Coach until the end of November. Palmer replaces Alex Young who is currently on maternity…
Legend Kerry Out of Retirement to Help Thunder Retain Superleague Title

Legend Kerry Out of Retirement to Help Thunder Retain Superleague Title

Three-times Superleague winner Kerry Almond is coming out of retirement to help Manchester Thunder retain their title following the late withdrawal of Loreen Ngwira. The Malawian defender has had to…
Defender Loreen Ngwira Ruled Out of the 2021 Season

Defender Loreen Ngwira Ruled Out of the 2021 Season

Manchester Thunder Loreen Ngwira has been ruled out of the 2021 season on medical grounds. The Malawi Queen will return home to be with her family. Director of Netball, Karen…
Nike dress launch with a tribute to Emmeline Pankhurst

Nike dress launch with a tribute to Emmeline Pankhurst

With a new season comes a new dress, and we are extremely excited to announce that we have partnered with Nike to bring you a dress that not only looks…
NETBALL IS BACK

NETBALL IS BACK

The national governing body for netball in England has today announced a significant new multi-year broadcast deal with Sky Sports UK. The partnership will see every match of the Vitality…

Back to the black and yellows for Tracey Neville as she takes up key role at Thunder

Tracey Neville MBE, the Commonwealth Games winning netball coach with the England Roses, is returning to netball in a newly created role with the Superleague champions. Manchester Thunder, who won…

Manchester Thunder Statement - Player Suspended

A member of the Manchester Thunder’s Vitality Netball Superleague squad has been suspended after breaking coronavirus restrictions. Photographs, posted on social media platforms, clearly showed the player attending a New…

Netball's Rise Again Festival

Over the turbulent months of 2020, Manchester Thunder and Manchester City Council have been working hard to bring netball back into the sporting spotlight, and are ecstatic to be celebrating…

Let’s go Thunder, let’s go!

Let’s go Thunder, let’s go! That’s the sound of our fierce Manchester Elite women getting back to training. The first lockdown hasn’t stopped their drive and determination, so neither will…

Manchester Thunder Supports Anti-Bullying Week

Manchester Thunder will stand alongside Schools across the UK and those taking a stance against bullying for anti-bullying week, taking place from the 16th to the 20th of November. Anti-bullying…

Children In Need 2020

Children in Need is whizzing around the corner and during a year of mass uncertainty, what do you need to know for this year’s Children in Need? As always, this…

Remembering Those Who Gave Up Their Lives During Wars

As Manchester Thunder, on remembrance day,  we want to remember those who fought and gave up their lives during wars. At 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month,…

Manchester Thunder Delighted To Announce Their Training Partners

Manchester Thunder have invested in youth utilising their highly successful pathway to make up their training partner group. Front Row: Millie Sanders (GK/GD), Alicia Scholes (WA/C) and Ella Standring (WD/C)…

Manchester Thunder Re-sign Dominant Defender Loreen Ngwira

Manchester Thunder is excited to reveal that Loreen Ngwira has agreed to resign to Thunder for the upcoming season. The powerful defender signed with the reigning champion’s team in 2019,…

Manchester Thunder Re-Sign Malawi Queen Joyce Mvula

Manchester Thunder is delighted to announce the re-signing of stalwart shooter Joyce Mvula. Mvula hails from David Momba Village in Mzimba, the northern region of Malawi and was born into…

Manchester Thunder Re-Sign Budding Rose

Manchester Thunder have ensured they will take care of unfinished business by signing up budding England Rose Amy Carter. Carter will join fellow Roses Laura Malcolm and Eleanor Cardwell who…

Rebekah Airey re-signs to bolster defence for Manchester Thunder

Manchester Thunder are delighted to announce that they have re-signed the versatile defender, Rebekah Airey. The 24-year-old joined Manchester Thunder from Loughborough Lightning to be closer to her hometown of…

Vitality Roses captaincy announced for Cadbury Netball Series

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Serena Guthrie and Manchester Thunder’s very own Laura Malcolm have been named as Vitality Roses co-captains for an upcoming three match test series against the Silver…