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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How state glory put Laban’s name on the map

EIGHT. The number of hours the average person sleeps. The number of training sessions in a week for an elite athlete. The number of premierships the Magpies won in 2023. Narre Warren Football Netball Club won eight titles from Under 15s to Premier Division A-grade in netball for the AFL Outer East. Piuti Laban was […]

Grace’s giant growth sees Markovic aiming for the stars

EXHAUSTED bodies. Warm breeze. The sound of runners stopping and starting on the asphalt. This is what netballers live for. Tournaments are a junior netballer’s playground. Playing the sport you love with your friends for two days in a row, while scouts are on the lookout to identify talent and expose them to a high […]

Aspiring Gem sets sights on World Cup

ZIMBABWE made its Netball World Cup debut at Liverpool in July 2019, quickly becoming a fan favourite as one of the tournament’s underdogs. While the Australian Diamonds opened the tournament on court one, the Gems began walking out on court two. It took little time for those at home to realise who the fans inside […]

Bentley ready to drive her career forward

THE opportunity to be a part of an inaugural team at the Melton-based Western Warriors. Who would give up that chance? Iris Bentley didn’t and quickly jumped on the bandwagon to join their Under 23s side. Bentley has moved from the Casey Demons to the newly established Western Warriors in the Victorian Netball League (VNL) […]

Destined Vixen looks to take passion to the next level

THE Australian Netball Championships. The tournament that many aspiring netballers aim to showcase their athleticism in. When watching the seven day event, there were names people threw around for tournament MVP. Many notable names such as Sophie Fawns, Lucy Austin and Jordan Cransberg. It was Emily Andrew who took home the award. “It was like […]

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