Loughborough Lightning have made their first signing of this year with Vitality Roses goal attack Ella Clark returning to the franchise.
For Leicester Riders, Clark will even compete in a double athletic function women’s basketball aspect during the campaign.
Having featured in the 2017 and 2018 side that watched them pipped at the place from the Grand Final in 2 consecutive decades of Lightning, Clark will aspire to play a part in the upcoming season.
“It feels great to register for Lightning for another year and I can not wait to get the season started,” stated the 27-year-old.
“I’m hoping we can build on past year’s effort, we lost a few important players moving into 2019 therefore that it took a little time for us to build and adjust as a reasonably new squad so I’m looking forward to continuing on that travel and pushing further next season.”
Head trainer Sara Bayman talked in the group of her importance and is delighted with Clark’s commitment.
“I’m happy that Ella has dedicated to Lightning for another year. Despite enjoying basketball well this season, she was keen to stay at Lightning and I think the 2 sports can really complement each other,” explained Bayman.
“Ella’s mix with other players in the attacking end improved throughout last season and her calmness assists the group in stress situations.”
Netball is back on your screens in October with the Fast5 All Stars Championship. We will cover most of the off-season’s turns and twists as the Vitality Netball Superleague teams shape their squads for the 2020 season, which you can follow Sky Sports.
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