Erin Bell, the former Aussie Diamond, will join Manchester Thunder for the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship.
The competition, which will be live on Sky Sports on October 12, is famous for bringing in high profile gamers and the announcement of Bell’s arrival sets the tone with this year’s championship.
ANZ Championships were won by the older shooter also played Collingwood Magpies before retiring at the end of 2018.
She is no stranger to Fast5 netball having headed the Australian national side and she will be part of a 10-strong Thunder squad that will contest for the Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship name in the Thunder Box Arena.
“Erin is among those netballers any coach would love to use – passionate, experienced and also a proven winner”, said Karen Greig, Manchester Thunder’s director of netball.
“She defines All-Star so I am thrilled to have signed her for this season’s Fast5 championship at the Copper Box. I can’t wait to watch her court in the yellow and black ”
The championship includes 12-minute games, an line and a Golden Buzzer Power Playthat the tournament is an day of nonstop netball.
Wasps Netball will soon look to defend their crown at the Box Arena and fans will be eagerly awaiting more All-Star signings over the coming weeks.
Sky Sports is your house of netball and it returns to your displays shortly, beginning with all the British Fast5 All-Stars Championships on Saturday October 12, when they tour South Africa in November, while the Roses return to activity under coach Jess Thirlby.