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Nationals Here We Come!

This weekend sees our U16 Competition Squad competing in the England Netball National Club Finals having qualified as undefeated West Midlands Regional Champions.

The team will be making history for Thunderbirds as the first squad to qualify for the finals since the club began five years ago.

Compeitition will be fierce with the 18 top teams from all over the country including Turnford, Teignbridge Titans, Oldham, Poole and Bury.

The two-day event is at the Joan Brown Arena at the Redbridge Leisure Centre.

Stratford Thunderbirds U16 Nationals 2022 

The first part of the competition sees the teams divided into groups of three, with Thunderbirds competing against Eagles and Telstars. Teams are then grouped according to their placing for the next stages, with semi-finals and grand finals on Sunday.

Coaches Kelly and Molly will be helping the team to bring their very best Netball onto court supported by a large group of entusiastic parents and volunteers!

Go Thunderbirds!

You can follow action HERE at the England Netball page with fixtures and scores updated throughout the day.




England Netball

Netball Umpires and Coaches Required

Our club continues to go from strength to strength with new members joining every week, team success on court and individuals achieving recognition for their hard work and commitment. This means that we need to expand our staff and team of volunteers, the following...

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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...

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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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Now on Instagram

Sponsorship News

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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New Sponsor – Prime Studios

New Sponsor – Prime Studios

We are pleased to announce that Prime Studios are supporting our club by becoming “Friends of Thunderbirds”. Prime Studios are a bespoke private gym a short distance from Stratford in a lovely rural location. In addition to bespoke personal training, they offer sports...

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Now on Twitter

Bea smashed it today at her first official Junior Regional an umpire this time (not as a player for a change!). Well Done Bea, you should be very proud of yourself 🙌👏👍⭐️

U19 Regional - Sunday 4th Dec 2022, 9am match CANCELLED. Elmdon have forfeited - so NO match in Walsall tomorrow ☹️. Please spread the word.

Great win to Thunderbirds 2 today in the Walsall league. With strong opposition from Bran Nu B, the girls fought hard and didn't give up until the final whistle. Final score 23/20.
Player of the match Ellie!

An excellent performance today in the Senior Regional League, with a 58-32 win over scorpions!
A cohesive performance across the court with all players giving their all and fighting till the final whistle.
POTM Elise 🚀🌟

A fantastic performance from the Thunderbirds C Team today in the Birmingham League against Dudley Road Dolphins resulting in a 51-26 win for the team. Some lovely intercepts and great defensive play. Thanks to our lucky mascot Freddie 🐶
Well done to POTM Aisling!


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