netball

netball May 1, 2021

Shooting star Jhaniele Fowler

As West Coast Fever’s goal-shooting machine, Jhaniele Fowler hopes to push her club to one spot higher in the domestic netball league. But the Jamaican’s ambitions don’t stop there. She also wants to be the best player in the world.

swimming February 27, 2021

Athletes and mental health

Where once elite athletes were encouraged to show no chinks in their armour, today’s sporting heroes are keen to share their vulnerabilities in the hope of reducing the stigma surrounding mental health challenges.

netball January 23, 2021

Stacey Marinkovich’s title fight

In the world of sporting KPIs, those of Stacey Marinkovich, the new coach of the Australian Diamonds netball team, couldn’t be more clear – wrest back the game’s most coveted trophies from England and New Zealand.

netball October 17, 2020

Vixens defender Jo Weston gets serious

As the Melbourne Vixens compete for the Super Netball premiership this weekend, quirky defender Jo Weston will trade the jokes for a serious role in wearing down the opposition.

netball August 1, 2020

Super Netball chair Marina Go

As chair of the national Super Netball league, former Bauer Media executive Marina Go couldn’t have faced a more fraught run-up to the 2020 season. Finally, the first pass is set to be thrown.

netball September 30, 2017

Shot caller: Caitlin Bassett, 29, netballer

Australian Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett on her childhood struggles with body image, how she got mentally and physically stronger, and why she’d like to become a magician.

netball August 12, 2017

Trading options: Paige Hadley, 24, netballer

Australian Diamonds and NSW Swifts centre courter Paige Hadley on the roller-coaster ride of injuries and World Cup wins.

netball May 13, 2017

Baby steps: Renae Ingles, 30, netballer

Adelaide Thunderbirds’ Renae Ingles on the triumphs and struggles of returning to top-level netball as the mother of twins and the wife of an NBA basketballer.

netball January 28, 2017

Another shot: Susan Pettitt, 32, netballer

Netballer Susan Pettitt on fighting her way back into the Australian Diamonds line-up.

netball October 8, 2016

Passion play: Sharni Layton, 28, netballer

Emotion in motion: Sharni Layton on the heart she brings to the netball court.

netball August 27, 2016

No shortcuts: Natalie Medhurst, 32, netballer

Australian Diamonds’ Natalie Medhurst on stepping up for her country and giving back to society.