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Eleanor’s excited about history-making Mavericks

TODAY marks the start of a new era in the Suncorp Super Netball, with the Melbourne Mavericks making their official competition debut later today. One of the team’s biggest stars Eleanor Cardwell has enjoyed every part of the process leading up to today’s game. “It’s been great,” Cardwell said. “I’ve been here since the start […]

Tully’s terrific tales into paving her own way

IT is a game of perseverance. Challenging yourself and striving to achieve greatness. Going from never playing the game five years ago to now taking Victorian underage netball by storm. Wiradjuri woman Tully Bethune had no clue about netball until only a few years ago and she quickly found people to look up to. Two […]

Mighty Mikaela Minns leads from the front and finds her true calling

THERE is no better way to describe Mikaela Minns than fit. Having played a combination of basketball, swimming, running and netball, Minns did it all. Minns grew up in a very sporty family being the youngest of five children. All of her siblings were into sport and her parents encouraged sport from a young age. […]

Watson looks to have name in bright lights

WEARING the green and gold dress is something most young netballers dream of growing up. First picking up a netball in NetSetGo and making it all the way through the Netball Victoria pathway, even being recognised at a national level. Tara Watson started playing netball because her sister Shanae played and Tara loved watching her. […]

Iongi proud to wear the red and white amongst family

GROWING up in Australia, Kelea Iongi went with the status quo and followed the top three nations in Australia, New Zealand and England. She was a Diamonds support through and through. It wasn’t until Iongi started to become more familiar with her heritage where her focus shifted more towards representing Tonga at an international level. […]

Sahara ready to play Ball and make the name her own

NETBALL is a way of life for many players. The commitment to training, going all in when match day comes, and all the hours driving to and from the courts. The home of netball in Victoria is the Melbourne Sports Centre located in Parkville. Players come from all over the state to showcase their talent […]

A Tall Ferns aspirations in becoming a Silver Fern

ENERGETIC triple-code star Parris Mason has shifted her sights from the Tall Ferns and the lack of Olympic Games aspirations to pursue her netball dreams. The 21-year-old has always been a force on court whether that be in basketball or netball. Mason has played at high levels of netball, basketball and touch footy. But ever […]

Home grown talent wants to make the most of her time at Geelong

EVERYTHING was telling Kiahna Fallon to play basketball. Her dad played, and her auntie played for Australia, so it made sense. Coming from a sporty background, Fallon was spoilt for choices with her mum also playing netball growing up. Fallon first picked up a netball at 5-years-old then took a hiatus to pursue her original […]

Spoilt for choice, Samason chooses life in NZ after tough 2023

THE relationship between Australian and New Zealand netball has always been idolised in the eyes of international viewers. From 2008 to 2016 there was the ANZ Championships, which saw five Australian and five New Zealand teams compete week in, week out. Each had their respective conference titles, but it was the overall competition that was […]

Cross code sensation chooses both loves in pursuit for greatness

MERGING both loves, netball and basketball. Similar sports but very different at the same time. Who’s the first person to come to mind? Majority will answer Gretel Bueta, Myah Healey’s hero. She first met the Australian Diamond and fan favourite Bueta at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) whilst in a camp and was nothing […]

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