Leeds Rhinos Netball strengthened their defensive options for the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague season with the signing of Rebekah Airey on a one year-deal from Manchester Thunder.
The 25 year-old, who can play at goal keeper, goal defence and wing defence started her career with Tyldesley Netball Club, before joining Tameside Netball.
She moved to Loughborough Lightning in 2014 where she made her Superleague debut before switching to Thunder in 2019 where she won the Championship. She played 20 times for Thunder last season, including in the third-fourth place Play Off game against Rhinos.
She progressed through the England age groups and was selected for the U21s Tour to Australia in 2016 alongside current Rhinos players Rhea Dixon, Vicki Oyesola and Amy Clinton. She captained England’s winning U21 side at Netball Europe in 2017 and represented them again in 2019 in Belfast, alongside Rhinos shooter Sienna Rushton when England again won the competition.