Manchester Thunder face rivals Surrey Storm on home turf


Manchester Thunder face rivals Surrey Storm on their home turf in a mouth-watering Easter clash on Saturday.

The Black and Yellows are enjoying a superb run of form, while Storm have lost their previous two matches. But it was Storm that came out with the victory the last time the two sides met, at Super Ten in Birmingham in the second round of the Superleague. If Thunder are to beat Storm on Saturday evening, they will leap-frog their opponents in the table and cement themselves in the top four.

Head coach Karen Greig and her squad are on the hunt for a seventh win on the run. The former England shooter said Storm will be face a ‘different team’ on Easter Saturday. She added: “The win over Team Bath was a great result going into this one against Storm. We are doing some really good stuff out on court at the moment. It was a disappointing result (in Birmingham) after we got so close to them. We are going to do a lot of work before the game and look to take the win at home in front of our own fans.”

Thunder play Storm at the Thunderdome, Saturday April 15, 5pm

Report by Denise Evans