News & Updates

This page contains the very latest and greatest news from Stratford Thunderbirds.

This page also shows out Twitter feed so you can keep up to date with recent results and everything else that’s happening at the club.

Thunderbirds Shine on a Stormy Day!

Two Thunderbirds teams took on ENG Sports in their 60-second shooting challenge today. The mixed-age teams of five plus our coach Molly joined the competition via Zoom on a sunny but very blustery afternoon.

A combination of the howling winds of an as-yet-unamed storm, burst balls and unfortunate bounces meant that it was not to be for the TBirds today with two creditable defeats, however everyone achieved excellent scores and it was a great opportunity for the girls to see each other after weeks of Lockdown.

This was the final week of the competition. Two of our girls did make the ENG leaderboards with Abbie the top scorer for Thunderbirds on the day and Mollie achieving the highest score in the whole competition with a massive 33 goals in 60 seconds – that’s less than two seconds per goal! Mollie was putting in a special guest appearance for ENG when she shot 33 so they are named at the top of the table. Both girls plus Issy, another of the ENG team athletes, play together in our U13 side so hopefully they’ll put their shooting skills to good use when play resumes!

Well done to Elise, Evie, Holly, Issy, Emma, Mollie, Abbie, Dani, Georgia and Frances!

 

Thunderbirds Committee in Virtual First!

The Stratford Thunderbirds committee made history on Wednesday the 29th April 2020 with their first ever 'Virtual' committee meeting using the Zoom platform. The commitee meet on a monthly basis throughout the year to discuss matters important to the ongoing,...

New ‘Hall of Fame’ now live!

We are immensely proud of each and every one of our players and love to see their hard work and effort rewarded with a place in Competition Teams, Franchise and County Academies.  We've created a new 'Hall of Fame' page which recognises those achievements. Why not...

Train Like a Thunderbird!

We know lots of you will be going crazy without netball! That is why we’re launching #trainlikeathunderbird Get creative, get family involved, show us how you’re keeping your netball skills topped up! Use the hashtag and show each other love and support! Create a...

New Website Launched!

If you're reading this then you've found the new Stratford Thunderbirds website. Welcome. The original website was established with the club back in 2015 and has served well as a source of information, news and historical reference. This website aims to build upon the...

COVID-19 Update

In line with Government advice and that from England Netball,  Thunderbirds have made the decision to cancel all training sessions and matches with immediate effect. We will follow official guidelines and common sense whilst making a decision when to restart.  While...

Now on Twitter

Two Thunderbirds teams took on @ENGsportsUK1 in a 60-second shooting match on Saturday. The mixed-age teams and our coach Molly joined the competition via Zoom on a sunny & very blustery afternoon. Well done Elise, Evie, Holly, Issy, Emma, Mollie, Abbie, Dani, Georgia and Frances

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It's not just the girls missing their netball, some of parents are too! #thunderbirdsparents #trainlikeathunderbird #netball

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Stratford Thunderbirds have been established since 2015 and released regular Newsletters from the very start.

 

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