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Thunder win Promotion to the England Korfball National Le...

Thunder win Promotion to the England Korfball National League

Friday 13th May 2011. In a Bristol pub, a group of Korfballers dream up an idea for a new club. They name it after a type of weather, which was very British of them. Sunday 13th May 2018. A Bristol Thunder squad containing two founding members wins promotion to the EKL National Premier League, becoming […]

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 […]

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 […]

The season comes to an end

The season comes to an end

Over the last few months all 3 teams in Bristol Thunder have done us proud. The thirds have shown they are not too far off other club 2nd teams and have upped the scoring and improved their defence. Despite finishing last in SWKL2 the team has been playing against players with several years korfball experience […]

Taunton prove too hard to beat

Taunton prove too hard to beat

The 2nd and 3rds played against Taunton last weekend, however both came away losing their respective matches. The 3rds showed masses of progress with Rohanna scoring some lovely long shots early in the game. Thunder couldn’t keep up with the experienced Taunton 2nd team and eventually lost 12-5. MVPs were Rohanna and Tom – well […]

Thunder’s all round attack undo inexperienced Cardi...

Thunder’s all round attack undo inexperienced Cardiff University

Thunder first team beat Cardiff University first team 22-10 with an impressive display. Athletic ability and speed got the better of a spritely Cardiff University, with Thunder outscoring them by 11-5 in both halves. Crack shot Manavopoulos top scored with 5, sinking an impressive 42% of his attempts. Tessa Bailey set a Thunder personal best […]