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Wilkinson’s Wild West Adventure to achieve dream

IT has been a huge year for West Coast Fever’s Olivia Wilkinson, with a long held dream finally becoming a reality in the earning of her first full Suncorp Super Netball contract and moving across the other side of the country. Wilkinson said being signed by the Fever was really a “spur of the moment” […]

Glasgow’s gear change sees new plan needed for 2024

WHEN Sasha Glasgow fractured her lower leg back in a Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) practice match earlier this year, the star shooter thought she feared for the worst. “I thought that was definitely my entire netball career over,” Glasgow said. “Just the pain that I was in, just what I was experiencing and I think […]

Namana goes to great heights to reach ANZ dreams

FOUR franchises in five years. The first people you think of might be Sulu Fitzpatrick, Chelsea Pitman or Kadie-Ann Dehaney. Well, Grace Namana knew her goal and she was willing to reach great heights in order to achieve her dreams. Born and raised in Rotorua, Namana moved to St Paul’s College in Hamilton in what […]

Ervin’s enormous career just continuing to grow

IT has been a big few years for one of Australia’s newest Diamonds Ash Ervin. She may not have been in the Suncorp Super Netball competition for long, but has quickly made an impact on the Sunshine Coast Lightning and the wider competition. Although these days she is a well respected defender, she has not […]

Corey’s colossal career only growing year on year

IRISH midcourt star Corey McGlynn may only be in her early-20s, but has packed a lot into her young netball career. McGlynn’s journey started as a teenager out in Leicestershire, England. Now playing in England’s Prem 1 competition, she has progressed through the English pathway and played in the underage teams at both Loughborough Lightning […]

Multi-talented mid honored to pull on Emerald dress

IRISH midcourter Seren Redmond has a tale like many of her Irish teammates, but also does not. Although born in the United Kingdom, her Irish grandfather gave her eligibility to represent the Republic, and as someone who grew up very immersed in Irish culture, she took up that opportunity. It is this upbringing that makes […]

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 […]

Marvelous Mundy on a quest to make her own story

THIS YEAR is shaping up to be a year of change for Melbourne Vixens’ midcourter Hannah Mundy. As someone who has always been better know by and connected to who came before her, 2024 is the chance for Mundy to really make a name for herself. As the daughter of a netball great in Shelley […]

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. […]

Determined Duffy a role model for all

IRELAND netball captain Fran Duffy has seen a lot in her decade in the national team. Although netball may not be top of the popularity pecking order in the Emerald Isle, Duffy says that things are tracking in the right direction. “I think I’ve always, I’ve been playing for Ireland for nearly 10 years now […]

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