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.

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Club News

School Games 2021

Massive Congratulations to Mollie, Issy and Jess who will be representing their franchises at the 2021 School Games at Loughborough University this weekend.

All three girls were chosen to represent their franchises after a lengthy training programme and extensive trials process.

Go girls! We’ll be cheering you on!

You can find the schedule and links to the live matches on Youtube here:



Umpire Training

As our club is growing, with lots of teams and lots of fixtures, we need more umpires to officiate. Can you help? Becoming an umpire is an opportunity to not only help the club, but it is something which you could include in your Personal Statement when applying for...

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Back on Court!

It's been a great weekend of netball for several of our teams, playing outside in glorious sunshine. It's great to be back! On Friday night, the U14A team put in a sprited performance against Kingsway Power in the semi-final of the 2020 national Sisters N Sport...

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Match Report – Sisters n Sport Semi Final

Our U14A team lost 27 - 39 against Kingsway Power in their first run-out since lockdown in the Sisters N Sport national competition semi final. The game had been postponed in 2020 when the teams were U13. There were however many positives in an exciting and fiercely...

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Second-hand Kit Group Now Live!

Thunderbirds parent volunteers have set up a Facebook Group for buying/selling/exchanging Thunderbirds kit. This will be a great resource for Thunderbirds families to pass on and/or sell used kit and also to re-sell kit that doesn't fit, obviating some of the kit...

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Club Managers Overview January 2021

As we all know, the 2020/21 season has proved to be quite difficult so far, with ongoing uncertainty around training, leagues and tournaments postponed. We are constantly monitoring the situation and we were able to get the Club ready for a brief return to court in...

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Thunderbirds needs YOUR help urgently!

CAPS stands for Club Action Planning Scheme. With three grades to aspire to, Bronze, Silver and Gold, it is England Netball’s benchmark set of standards for safeguarding, club management and development. All clubs are required to achieve Bronze as a minimum to be...

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Support Thunderbirds while you shop!

Please support Stratford Thunderbirds on #easyfundraising, where you can raise FREE donations when you shop online with over 4,300 retailers. In the lead up to Christmas, it's the easiest time of the year to support us! It's simple and only takes 2 minutes to sign up!...

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Annual General Meeting – 18th November

Thunderbirds will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 18th November @ 7.30pm via an online platform. We encourage as many of our members as possible to join the call and would particularly like a representative from each team to join us. Please email...

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Sponsorship News

New Sponsor – Crazy Catch

New Sponsor – Crazy Catch

You will be familiar with the latest “Friends of Thunderbirds”- Crazy Catch! Kate Costin, Marketing Manager of their UK distributor, Flicx UK, stated:  “We are delighted to be teaming up with Stratford Thunderbirds. It is clear to see they are a club on the rise, and...

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New Sponsor – Apteco

New Sponsor – Apteco

Warwick-based technology company Apteco have kindly become a “Friend of Thunderbirds”. Club Sponsorship Manager Martin Phillis remarked “It is wonderful to have the backing of another great local business. We really appreciate their support, which will help towards...

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Now on Twitter

🚀 Fantastic start to the Birmingham League for our Thunderbirds C Team with a 42-14 win over Birmingham City 3!  Well played by all,  great team spirit and some lovely defensive play.  Wonderful to see them back on court 🚀

⭐️POTM Scarlett ⭐️


Great performance by the U12A team in Nottingham! 🙌 to U11s Lara and Chloe for stepping up at the last minute! Great energy and enthusiasm by these young athletes, such a pleasure to coach!! 🚀🚀🚀

Fantastic camaraderie by these 7 super ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️! They welcomed new player Ellie into the squad and their performance just got stronger and stronger throughout the weekend. Great to see them bring home the silverware - hope TM Peter has an empty shelf ready for more!! 🚀👏


Great to see so many of our U15B team representing the U15As in Nottingham. Some fantastic netball on display and some strong wins against very strong opposition! Well done girls 🙌👏🚀

Slow start from our talented U14A team at Nottingham, but by day two they had regained their mojos, pulled their socks up and played some phenomenal netball...picking up some silverware to cap it off! Down to 7 the ☀️, lots of did they keep going!! 🚀

Valiant effort from our U10s & U11s in their debut Nottingham Tour!! They played their socks off and never gave up!! Lots of positivity all day and big smiles 😀🚀👏🙌

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