England stalwart Jo Harten will make a return to Loughborough Lightning for this months annual British Fast5 All-Stars contest.
Named as Lightning choice, Harten yields to the club following an eight-year absence to play in the contest on Saturday 12.
The 30-year-old earned her 100th England cap in the summertime Netball World Cup, where the hosts listed a third-place finish and has enjoyed a stellar career.
During her previous remain using Lightning, Harten evolved to become one of the clubs youngest ever captains, making her international debut.
Harten moved to pursue a fulltime contract at the ANZ league with all the Canterbury Tactix.
Prior to signing for Suncorp Super Netball facet Giants Netball at 2017, in which she plies her trade, 1 year after she moved to Waikato Magic.
I am very excited to become rejoining Lightning with this seasons British Fast five All-Stars, explained Harten.
Loughborough is my next home for Netball and that I cant wait to pull on the Lightning dress and lineup a few long shots…lets do this!
Lightning Head Coach Sara Bayman is thrilled due to their Fast5 campaign with the acquisition of Harten and she considers talent and her experience will turn out to be invaluable.
Its a huge boost to have Jo as part of our Fast5 squad. Shes a world class shot and is always enjoyable to see the flair which she brings into the match, explained Bayman.
As a Loughborough alumna, she is a person we are very proud of and is a role model for current and future Lightning players
The championship features an line, 12-minute games along with also a Golden Buzzer Power Play.
The championship is an afternoon of non-stop netball and theyre set to announce their whole squad over the coming week.
Sky Sports is the home of netball and it yields to your screens if they tour South Africa in November, while the Roses return to activity under coach Jess Thirlby, starting with the British Championships on Saturday October 12.
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