Tag Archives: Manchester Thunder

Kerry Almond | New Season | Who’ll top the table?

  280 days since the 2019 Grand Final. 280 days since we’ve had top level domestic netball in the UK. 280 days since I was lucky enough to be part of that winning Thunder team. But now, finally, it’s here – VNSL 2020.   10 teams going head to head to fight it out for […]

Manchester Thunder – Powered by Mizuno, Delivered by Netball UK

On the 18 May, Manchester Thunder won their third Netball Superleague title, beating Wasps Netball in a pulsating grand final. Both teams have apparel deals with Mizuno but did the Thunder player’s footwear contribute to their success? Seven out of the eight Thunder players that took to the court that day wore Mizuno netball trainers. Since launching netball as […]

Can you guess the top two at Super 10?

Yesterday, we looked at the brands Superleague players are choosing to wear. Today we can reveal the top two netball shoes worn at Super 10. The Mizuno Wave Stealth V Netball Trainers The ASICS Professional FF Netball Trainers On the left below is Manchester Thunder centre and Northern Ireland captain Caroline O’Hanlon who wears the ASICS Professional […]

Why the Mirage is not an illusion – Gabby Marshall

Why the Mirage is not an illusion – by Gabby Marshall With my club side Manchester Thunder and England Netball partnering with Mizuno, the opportunity arose to try out their range of netball shoes. I have always worn netball specific shoes as opposed to running shoes as I know the importance of grip, support and […]

Why I am a Mizuno Netball Trainer convert – Kerry Almond

I’ve always been an ASICS girl when it comes to netball shoes, ever since I joined a netball club nearly 19 years ago. Until now. Over the summer months I made the switch from the ASICS Gel Netburner Super 6 to the Mizuno Wave Phantom trainers, and I haven’t looked back. For me, stability in […]