Vitality Netball Superleague: Manchester Thunder win 2022 Grand Final and complete perfect season

Manchester Thunder won all 20 of their regular season matches; beat Team Bath Netball in the semi-final and produced a 60-53 result against Loughborough Lightning in the Grand Final; Lightning lost starting goal attack Ella Clark to injury in the opening minutes of the final in London

Last Updated: 05/06/22 5:54pm

Manchester Thunder have produced a perfect season to win the Superleague title (Image credit: Ben Lumley)

Manchester Thunder have won the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague title and completed a perfect season, after a 60-53 victory over Loughborough Lightning in the Grand Final.

Thunder created a 12-goal cushion during the first quarter, after Lightning lost their goal attack Ella Clark to a nasty injury.

Karen Greig’s Thunder team were put under significant pressure during the third and fourth quarters, but they kept their tally moving when it counted to secure their first Superleague title since 2019.

This Vitality Netball Superleague title is Thunder’s fourth, after previous victories in 2012, 2014 and 2019.

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