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Cooper back at Storm

Surrey Storm are delighted to announce Niamh Cooper has re-signed for the 2021 Superleague campaign

The Northern Ireland international quickly became a figurehead in Mikki Austin’s side before the 2020 season was brought to a halt.

The 28-year-old has won 52 caps for her country, including making four starts at last summer’s Netball World Cup. She now re-joins Mikki Austin, Yasmin Parsons and Emily Gulvin in duck egg blue for another season.

Cooper said: “I am really excited to have re-signed with Surrey Storm for the 2021 season. I loved every minute playing on court for Storm last year, so when Mikki asked if I would re-sign it really was a no brainer!

“There is some really exciting new talent coming into the group this year following the retirement of some of our experienced players last season, and I can’t wait to see what we can achieve going forward into 2021.”

“Our ambition has always been to push for a Top 4 finish this year – we showed glimpses of what we can achieve last year and I can’t wait to get back to work and prove that’s where we should be.”

Mikki Austin added: “Niamh is a fantastic athlete and such a workhorse, which is critical in that Wing Defence position.

“She had a real impact in her first season with Surrey Storm so we are thrilled to be extending her contract here for the next international cycle.”

Surrey Storm were the first Netball Superleague team to have their own podcast and the Surrey Storm Podcast was launched back in December – Bringing you the latest from the club and interviews with past members from the sides history it can be found in all podcast providers “Surrey Storm Podcast” or via Apple Podcasts here SURREY STORM PODCAST