Baby steps: Renae Ingles, 30, netballer

Cindy MacDonald
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.

Another shot: Susan Pettitt, 32, netballer

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

Passion play: Sharni Layton, 28, netballer

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

No shortcuts: Natalie Medhurst, 32, netballer

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

Electric defence: Geva Mentor, 31, netballer

Cindy MacDonald
Goal keeper Geva Mentor on netball’s ‘white line fever’.

Taking her shot: Gretel Tippett, 22, netballer

Richard Cooke
Gretel Tippett on her switch to netball and her famous sporting brothers.

Diamond life: Erin Bell, 28, netballer

Richard Cooke
Goal attack Erin Bell prepares to put her body on the line for netball’s World Cup.

Winging it: Madi Robinson, 27, netballer

Richard Cooke
Australian Diamonds netballer Madi Robinson on the perfect game.

Midcourt magic: Kimberlee Green, 28, netball player

Richard Cooke
A terrier on the netball court, Kimberlee Green will this month be nipping at the heels of the Silver Ferns and England.

The great defender: Laura Geitz, 27, netball player

Richard Cooke
The Australian Diamonds captain on why she nearly quit netball.