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Manchester Thunder Welcomes South African Superstar Lenize Potgieter

Manchester Thunder Welcomes South African Superstar Lenize Potgieter

Manchester Thunder have secured South African netball super shooter Lenize Potgieter for the 2023 season. With us remaining undefeated for all 22 games, lifting the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL)…
Manchester Thunder Welcomes Home Taylor McKevitt

Manchester Thunder Welcomes Home Taylor McKevitt

After the loss of some key netballers that helped Manchester Thunder to be crowned 2022 Superleague champions, late last week, Manchester Thunder hinted that for the 2023 season, we are…
Our Multi-Talented Captain Laura Malcolm Makes Her Move Abroad

Our Multi-Talented Captain Laura Malcolm Makes Her Move Abroad

Through Laura Malcolm’s many season at Manchester Thunder, she has never failed to surprise us on court, with her changing positions, and the drive she brings to the team with…
Joyce Mvula Moves On To New Adventures Overseas

Joyce Mvula Moves On To New Adventures Overseas

Our Malawi queen and star shooter Joyce Mvula is moving on to new adventures overseas after 6 seasons at Manchester Thunder. With her split landings and needle eye precision shooting,…
Manchester Thunder remains th-undefeated ahead of the Semi-Final showdown

Manchester Thunder remains th-undefeated ahead of the Semi-Final showdown

Manchester Thunder have done what very few teams have done before us and gone all 20 rounds of the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague season undefeated, ending the season with a…
Elite North West sport set to shine thanks to new partnership between Manchester Thunder and Manchester Metropolitan University

Elite North West sport set to shine thanks to new partnership between Manchester Thunder and Manchester Metropolitan University

Collaboration will develop elite netball talent – and benefit from high-performance training facilities and new sport science research Elite sporting talent is set to get a boost with a new…
Everything you need to know about NML2022 tomorrow

Everything you need to know about NML2022 tomorrow

We are only 24 hours away from Netball Manchester Live 2022, where we will reignite one of the greatest rivalries around, as three-times champions Manchester Thunder welcome the league’s newest…
“We need you” – appeal to supporters as Superleague returns to Manchester

“We need you” – appeal to supporters as Superleague returns to Manchester

Supporters of Manchester Thunder, netball and sport are being urged to get behind us as netball’s top domestic competition prepares for its new season, which starts this weekend. After two…
Netball Manchester Live 2022 is back on Saturday 12th March 2022

Netball Manchester Live 2022 is back on Saturday 12th March 2022

Superleague Netball’s back in Manchester – and it’s bigger and better than ever One of Manchester’s biggest sporting events returns in 2022 with the city’s Vitality Netball Superleague team taking…
Pre-Season Friendly vs Leeds Rhinos on Saturday 13th November 2021

Pre-Season Friendly vs Leeds Rhinos on Saturday 13th November 2021

Manchester Thunder start off our 2022 pre-season friendlies with a local derby against Yorkshire rivals Leeds Rhinos. Live from Wright Robinson College, it will be the first chance for Thunder…
2022 Season Opener Tickets Now Available To Thunder Premium Members

2022 Season Opener Tickets Now Available To Thunder Premium Members

England Netball have today announced the fixtures for the upcoming Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season 2022, with 11 teams ready to take to the court in what promises to be…
Introducing our Fast5 squad

Introducing our Fast5 squad

FAST5 IS BACK THIS SATURDAY 30TH OCTOBER British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship is one of the most exciting formats in the game and features just five players-a-side, shortened match times,…
Manchester Thunder confirm pathway youngster Yasmin Roebuck as their final first team squad member for the 2022 season

Manchester Thunder confirm pathway youngster Yasmin Roebuck as their final first team squad member for the 2022 season

Yasmin Roebuck has gone from strength-to-strength over recent years, working her way up the Manchester Thunder performance pathway, as well as being selected for the England Roses Academy squad in…
Pathway U21s player Emma Rayner steps up to the Manchester Thunder first team for the 2022 season

Pathway U21s player Emma Rayner steps up to the Manchester Thunder first team for the 2022 season

When Manchester Thunder fans hear the name Emma Rayner, a majority of people would have never heard her name before. However, Rayner is an up-and-coming mid-courter, who is tipped to…
Kathryn Turner hangs up her netball trainers to concentrate on her family as she officially announces her retirement from netball

Kathryn Turner hangs up her netball trainers to concentrate on her family as she officially announces her retirement from netball

Kathryn Turner has been a shooting sensation for Manchester Thunder since her first cap aged just fifteen years old. Arguably one of the Superleague’s best players in her position (a…
England U21s Millie Sanders steps up from training partner to a member of the Manchester Thunder first team squad for the 2022 season

England U21s Millie Sanders steps up from training partner to a member of the Manchester Thunder first team squad for the 2022 season

Twenty-year-old Millie Sanders made her debut for Manchester Thunder last season, after being a part of the Thunder performance pathway for many years. Offering both goal defence and goal keeper…
Three time title winning Manchester Thunder captain Emma Dovey announces her retirement from netball

Three time title winning Manchester Thunder captain Emma Dovey announces her retirement from netball

Emma Dovey hangs up her dress for the last time Speaking exclusively to presenter Lindsey Chapman, thirty-year-old Emma Dovey said: “I am officially, after thirteen years, announcing my retirement from…
Upcoming star shooter Lois Pearson re-signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

Upcoming star shooter Lois Pearson re-signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

In the 2021 season, Lois Pearson stepped up from a training partner to a member of the first team squad at Manchester Thunder. Throughout the 2021 season, Pearson has played…
Pathway defender Elia McCormick signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

Pathway defender Elia McCormick signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

Starting on the Manchester Thunder performance pathway when she was fourteen, Elia McCormick is a huge success story of the Thunder pathway, which aims to find, inspire and develop the…
Kerry Almond re-joins Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

Kerry Almond re-joins Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

Lucky number 13 for the retiree who’s not so retired Rumours have been flying around the netball community around whether seasoned Thunder legend Kerry Almond would be returning for the…
Versatile mid-courter Caroline O’Hanlon re-signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

Versatile mid-courter Caroline O’Hanlon re-signs for Manchester Thunder for the 2022 season

‘Doctor O’Hanlon is ready to see you now’ As a General Practitioner by day, and international netballer and Gaelic footballer by night, there’s not much that Caroline O’Hanlon can’t do.…