Welcome to 2016/17

Welcome to 2016/17

So where do we go from last season? Team Captains are picked, congratulations for having the honour for leading a Thunder team 1sts – Sianne Way 2nds – Jo Futter 3rds – Sam Alexander 4ths – Lauren Dance Last season saw the 1sts win the EKA Promotion Division and WRL, the 2nds being the only […]

Season 2014/15 – Facts and Figures

Season 2014/15 – Facts and Figures

Club Goals Scored – 960 Goals Conceded – 671 Best Newcomer – Alex Webb Most Improved – Tim Crutchley Coaches Award (Teachers pet) – Lauren Dance Club Captain Award – Beth Ryan Special Thanks – Rose Jones – for carrying kit, washing bibs, driving and organising the 4th team Tim Crutchley – for carrying kit, […]

What A Season!!

What A Season!!

What can I say about season 2014/15, apart from it being Thunders best season yet!! 55 different players Not just one win for the 4th team but 7 as the team finished 6th in the table A win and a draw for the 3rd team in SWKL1, the first third team to play in SWKL1 […]

Stats for the season so far

Stats for the season so far

First team Scored – 174 Conceded – 96 Second Team Scored – 103 Conceded – 62 Third Team Scored – 54 Conceded – 112 Forth Team Scored – 49 Conceded – 48 Some milestones this season Sam and Angus have reached 100 goals for the club Beth – 150 for the Club including 100 for […]

2014/15 November and December

2014/15 November and December

November started with the 2nds and 4ths heading down to Taunton to play two tough matches that might put a dent in both teams progress for the season. The 4ths stormed into a considerable lead but Taunton chipped away at to leave THunder only one up with seconds to go. Beth telling the team to […]

This is Korfball! This is Thunder!

This is Korfball! This is Thunder!

Bristol Post Sports Awards – Finalists

Bristol Post Sports Awards – Finalists

This was the spiel that got us nominated Bristol Thunder Korfball Club were founded in 2011 and in three years have grown from 7 players to 40. This season the first team won the Western Regional League, involving clubs from Cardiff, Oxford, Basingstoke, Southampton, Gloucester and Bristol, This enabled us to qualify for the Champions […]

2014/15 The Season So Far – October

2014/15 The Season So Far – October

The season started in what felt like the middle of summer as the first game was the first weekend in October. It saw Thunder 1 up against the newest team in the Regional League, Cardiff Celts. With some new faces in the squad it was time to see if we could live up to the […]

Thunder 1 v Spartans – Regional

Thunder 1 v Spartans – Regional

Bristol Thunder played host to the mighty Southampton Spartans on 18 January 2014 for some Regional Level Korfballing. Spartans’ top scorers Andy and Alex were already pumping from their highest scoring game of the season, which finished only an hour before, against Bristol City. As soon as Spartans finished streaking the pitch after their epic […]

Thunder 3 vs Thunder 4

Thunder 3 vs Thunder 4

Frank Hollywood once stated that “when two tribes go to war, a point is all that you can score”. But what happens when one tribe, with multiple teams, go to war with each other? Doc Brown in Back to the Future Part II pontificated that such an event “could create a time paradox, the results […]