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Manchester Thunder, Vitality Superleague Champions', first podcast series hosted by TV and radio presenter Lindsey Chapman and featuring an exciting mix of topical chat with star quality guests and regular features.

Manchester Thunder, Vitality Superleague Champions', first podcast series hosted by TV and radio presenter Lindsey Chapman and featuring an exciting mix of topical chat with star quality guests and regular features.


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Manchester Thunder, Vitality Superleague Champions', first podcast series hosted by TV and radio presenter Lindsey Chapman and featuring an exciting mix of topical chat with star quality guests and regular features.




S2 Ep6: Looking Ahead To The Future

In this very special episode of Thundercast, we are joined by FOUR time winning Superstar Kerry Almond, to give her take on the 2022 th-undefeated season. We are also joined by Manchester Thunder Managing Director Debbie Hallas, who answers those burning questions you all want to know about signings including how the registration window works, salary caps, squad sizes and breakdowns, the import process and more! If you're a big netball fan, this really is an episode not to be missed!


S2 Ep5: Finals, Friendship and Finding Perfection

Coaches Karen Greig and Tracey Neville join Lindsey to reflect on Thunder's unbeaten season - so far, as they head towards Finals Weekend. They discuss their friendship, why they're always striving for perfection, leaving players on a roundabout and play our version of Mr and Mrs!


S2 Ep4: Thunder and Lightning - Very, Very Frightening!

Manchester Thunder Head Coach Karen Greig and Loughborough Lightning Captain Natalie Panagarry face off against each other, ahead of the two teams' Netball Superleague Clash on Monday 28th March. The only two teams in the competition who remain unbeaten this season, but who will blink first?


S2 Ep3: BMT - Big Match Temperament

The squads are in, and the stage is set. It's that time of year again - the start of Netball Superleague 2022. Lindsey Chapman is joined by new signing Shadine van der Merwe and newly appointed Thunder Captain Laura Malcolm, in what is a very exciting week for Manchester Thunder, with the big opening weekend in Birmingham.


S2 Ep2: Rise Again: Reloaded

It's bigger, it's better and it's back for 2021... After proving an overwhelming success last year, the Rise Again Festival returns to Belle Vue Sport Village, Manchester, for this massive curtain raiser event. All 11 Superleague franchises are competing along with two elite men's Netball teams. Lindsey gets the low down from Manchester Thunder's Kerry Almond and Managing Director of Knights Men's Netball, Lewis Keeling. Let the contest begin...


S2 Ep1: Thundercast Series 2 - The Moment You've Haythornth-waited For

We're back, and we're ready to roll with Thundercast series 2. Last season, we took you on the rollercoaster ride of the 2021 season, bring you the highs and the lows, along with the latest news, player insights and big name guests. And we've got so much more coming your way for the 2022 season. We thought we would start the new series with a bang, and get right to the centre of things. To help us to just that, we are joined by two superstars of the netball world - Manchester Thunder...


S1 Ep9: Episode 9 FINALS SPECIAL - And Then There Were 4...

And just like that... we're heading to the Finals weekend of the Vitality Netball Superleague 2021 season. 20 rounds, 11 teams, 2 venues and 4 precious spaces available in the Semi-Finals. From here, everything starts again, and that elusive trophy is entirely up for grabs. In this very special episode, we look ahead to the big Finals weekend with the people right at the heart of the action. We talk to Manchester Thunder head coach Karen Greig, Team Bath head coach Anna Stembridge, Leeds...


S1 Ep8: Episode 8 - Listen Before It's Scone..!

With Manchester Thunder over half way through the 2021 netball Superleague season, we find out what it's like inside the Superleague as we head towards the business end of the season. We look at things from a few different angles, and speak to a few guests who help us to do just that. The umpiring sensation that is Gary Burgess joins us to take us right down to the sidelines, and we also talk to 3 Thunder players including our ultra talented team captain Emma Dovey and 2 of our 2021...


S1 Ep7: Episode 7 - Getting a good way!

With the Vitality Netball Superleague and community netball now back, we are getting very defensive at Thundercast, with Manchester Thunder's defensive players - Kerry Almond and Rebekah Airey joining us. Manchester Thunder's new Performance Operations Director, Tracey Neville, also drops in, talking tactics, team sheets and a view from the bench along side Karen Greig.


S1 Ep6: Episode 6 - Guess Who's Back...

Thundercast is back for 2021. With only a couple of days until the start of the 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague season, we catch up with head coach Karen Greig and Managing Director Debbie Hallas to get all the behind the scenes gossip, from pre-season training, to safety protocols and an exclusive player announcement! We also catch up with captain Emma Dovey to get her thoughts going in to the new season, as well as finding out all about Malawi Queen - Joyce Mvula, and her roots of how...


S1 Ep5: Episode 5 - Power, Passion and Mince Pies

Manchester Thunder has always been known for it's dominant midcourt players. Looking forward to the 2021 season Lindsey talks to Caroline O'Hanlon and Amy Carter about the commitment and drive needed to boss the centre third. Ahead of the Christmas binge we talk health, fitness and food with strength and conditioning coach Daniel Pyke and sport nutritionist James Cameron, and Lindsey reveals some important dates for your diary...


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S1 Ep4: Episode 4 - Boob Catching and Growing A Pair



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S1 Ep3: Episode 3 - Head to Head

Lindsey discusses the tricks of the coaching trade with Manchester Thunder Head Coach and Director of Netball, Karen Greig, and Dan Ryan, Head Coach of brand new Superleague franchise Leeds Rhinos Netball. Signings, training and the Performance Pathway along with news, tips, gossip and your questions.


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S1 Ep2: Episode 2 - Oh Captain, My Captain!

Lindsey talks leadership on and off court with Manchester Thunder Captain Emma Dovey, everything England with Vice- Captain Laura Malcolm and Co-Vice Captain Kathryn Turner drops in for a chat about netball-life balance. Plus your questions, the latest on the return of Community Netball and an exclusive announcement about the 2021 Thunder squad.


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S1 Ep1: Episode 1- Let's Go Thunder, Let's Go!

The official Manchester Thunder Netball Podcast. Joining international netball commentator and host Lindsey Chapman in the first of this groundbreaking series, former England Roses Head Coach Tracey Neville, Thunder defensive legend Kerry Almond and Franchise Managing Director Debbie Hallas. Talking netball through Coronavirus, that England gold medal and the controversial super shot.


S1 Ep1: Episode 1 Trailer