England stalwart Jo Harten can make a sensational return to Loughborough Lightning for the annual British Fast5 All-Stars competition of this month.
Named as the All-Star pick of Lightning, Harten yields to the club following an eight-year absence to play at the contest on Saturday 12.
Even the 30-year-old got her 100th England cap in the Netball World Cup, in which the hosts recorded a third-place finish of the summer and has enjoyed a stellar career to date.
During her previous remain with Lightning, Harten evolved to become one of the clubs youngest ever captains, which makes her international debut aged just 18.
Harten moved into New Zealand to pursue a fulltime contract at the ANZ league after graduating from Loughborough University at 2012.
One year later she moved to Waikato Magic, before signing for Suncorp Super Netball facet Giants Netball in 2017, at which she plies her trade.
I am very enthusiastic to be rejoining Lightning for this seasons British Quick 5 All-Stars, said Harten.
Loughborough is my second house for Netball and I cant wait to pull the Lightning dress and lineup a few long shots…lets do that!
Lightning Head Coach Sara Bayman is thrilled due to their effort and she believes talent and her experience will turn out to be invaluable.
Its a large boost to possess Jo as part of our Fast5 squad. Shes a world-class shot and is always exciting to see the flair which she brings to the game, explained Bayman.
As a Loughborough alumna, shes someone we are extremely proud of and also is a role model for future and current Lightning players.
The championship features an line games and a Golden Buzzer Power Play.
The championship is an all-action afternoon of nonstop netball and Lightning are set to declare their entire squad within the week.
Sky Sports is the house of netball and it yields to your screens when they tour South Africa in November, while the Roses return to activity under new coach Jess Thirlby, beginning with all the British Fast5 All-Stars Championships on Saturday October 12.
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