Rhinos Netball confirm Training Partners for 2022

Action shot during the Vitality Super League match between Leeds Rhinos and Severn Stars at Studio 001, Wakefield, England on 22nd March 2021.

Leeds Rhinos Netball have confirmed Britt Coleman, Michelle Magee and Lydia Walker as their three training partners for the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague campaign.

Coleman, 24, and Magee, 21, who were both part of the Rhinos squad last season, return for 2022 and are joined by former Yorkshire Jets player Lydia Walker.

Coleman signed for the Rhinos last season but was unable to play a game after suffering a an ACL injury during a pre-season match against Manchester Thunder.  After undergoing knee surgery this year, the Burton-On-Trent born player will return to training this month alongside her studies at Leeds Beckett University.  Coleman can play goal attack and goal shooter and joined the Rhinos from Celtic Dragons, having player previously played for Loughborough Lightning for four seasons.  She has represented England at U17, U19 and U21 level.

Magee, made six first team appearances with the Rhinos last season and also represented the U21s.  The Belfast born player can play across all three defensive positions and is an experienced international, having represented the Northern Ireland senior team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as an 18-year-old and played in the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool. She’s previously captained the Northern Ireland U17s and was Vice Captain for the U21s and competed in the 2017 World Youth Cup in Botswana, before establishing herself in the national senior team.

Walker, 23, who is from Lindley played her schools netball with Salendine Nook and Greenhead College and club matches with Huddersfield Giants before joining the Jets in 2015.  She can play centre and wing defence and has represented England at Under 17 and Under 19 level.  She was selected alongside Brie Grierson to play for England Under 21 squad for their tour to Australia in 2015 and was part of the team who were crowned 2015 Netball Europe Under 21 Champions.