Izzy Whittlestone (4GRO) has been selected to be a part of the Manchester Thunder U15s Academy programme and Lily Wood (5DUT) has been selected to be a part of the Manchester Thunder Futures Academy programme. This will Lily’s third year in the pathway.
Manchester Thunder is the main netball Superleague franchise in the North West and aims to develop and nurture talented athletes coming through the system. The programmes are a part of the franchise pathway and is recognised and supported by England Netball. Through the pathway, athletes will get the opportunity to play in England Netball competitions which are used by England Netball to scout players.
This is an amazing achievement given the competition in the North West.
Well done Izzy and Lily!