24/01/2012 by mcma
On Monday 23rd January 16 girls from the Academy Netball Club attended a Fiat Netball Superleague match at Wright Robinson College, newly named the Thunderdome for this league.
The game was televised on Sky Sports and attended by Paul Scholes whose daughter plays at Oldham Netball Club, Brian McDermott former Leeds Rhinos and GB rugby league player. Gary and Phil Neville were also at the match with their daughters supporting their sister Tracey who is the Northern Thunder coach.
Northern Thunder were playing newly formed Yorkshire Jets. Thunder successfully beat Jets. Acting Captain and England International Sara Bayman was voted player of the match by Paul Scholes.
The girls enjoyed the fast paced and competitive game and even got to meet mascot ThunderBear.