Superleague champions Manchester Thunder possess re-signed England’s Eleanor Cardwell for the 2020 season.
The shooter, that re-joined Thunder last year, has signed a deal at the club she rose through the youth ranks.
Cardwell follows fellow returning addition Ashleigh Neal and Kathryn Turner and players Laura Malcolm because Thunder aim their Superleague title.
“I’m so excited for this forthcoming year and also to see how we could build on the last and try and recover the Superleague title,” Cardwell said.
Cardwell is looking forward featuring the eight best teams, returns to London’s Copper Box Arena on October 12.
“First of all we’ve got the Fast5 this fall during which we’ll be able to show off our flair and we won a season’s Superleague title”
, new England head coach Jess Thirlby named Cardwell, who came on in the last minutes of Thunder’s Grand Final triumph against Wasps, inside their 25-player full time squad.
“What an end to this 2019 season from Eleanor because she showed beyond any doubt how she was to our Championship-winning staff,” Thunder’s manager of netball Karen Greig added.
“She grew throughout the season for us and developed key partnerships within the assaulting unit.
“I am so happy to have such an influential and calm key minute player back on board and excited about building farther with her into the coming year”