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About Jenny Sinclair

Physiotherapist, writer and netball enthusiast. Feature articles, editorials and co-author of "Shine: the making of the Australian Netball Diamonds". Everyone has a story to tell, and I'm privileged to put some of them on paper. Thank you to the phenomenal athletes, coaches and people in the netball world who open a door to their lives, and let me tiptoe in.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Liz Watson – Life lessons

Widely regarded as one of the best centre-courters in the world, so it's been a challenge to watch from the sidelines this year. In an exclusive interview with Netball Scoop's Jenny Sinclair, Watson spoke about the lessons she learned early in life that helped to become an elite athlete, what it's taken to stay there, and about her troublesome right foot.

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the bench with Lisa Alexander

Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over West Coast Fever's preliminary final victory against Sunshine Coast Lightning, covering major tactical moves, and key athletes. Lisa also discusses some new tactics from the Fever, and the challenges of changing position.

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the bench with Sharon Finnan-White

Former Australian Diamond and dual Netball World Cup gold medallist, Sharon Finnan-White, reviewed the major semi-final between the NSW Swifts and GIANTS Netball. Finnan-White analysed the key differences between the teams, including defensive strategies, and how athletes performed.

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the bench with Lisa Alexander

Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over the Firebirds' victory against the Vixens in Round 14, covering major tactical moves, and key athletes. Lisa also discusses how she approaches benchmarks, and managing rookies.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Origin Australian Diamonds and Development Squads announced

The strong form of a number of young athletes in the Suncorp Super Netball League has seen them rewarded with inclusion in the Origin Australian Diamonds and Development squads for 2021/2022. 21 athletes were named by selectors Stacey Marinkovich, Annie Sargeant and Michelle Wilkins in the Diamonds’ squad. The selectors, aided by Development Squad Head

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the bench with Lisa Alexander  

Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over the Thunderbirds' victory against the Vixens in Round 13, covering major tactical moves, key athletes, and a possible game changer. Lisa also discusses breaking a zone defence, and one handed vs two handed passing.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Delicate, deliberate, and downright difficult – Annie Sargeant, on the role of being a national netball selector

A former elite netballer, coach, commentator, advocate and fan, Sargeant draws on all her experience, together with a significant amount of work, as an Australian netball selector. For the first time, Netball Scoop takes you inside just what is involved in selecting the national team.

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the bench with Lisa Alexander

Have you ever wondered what a coach is thinking during a game? Former Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander runs her expert eye over the Magpies victory against the Swifts in Round 12, covering major tactical moves, key athletes, and a possible game changer. Lisa also discusses breaking a zone defence, and one handed vs two handed passing.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Dennis Turner – tribute to netball

96 year old Dennis Turner recently wrote a poem about the Hastings Valley Netball Association. His words about netball and life resonated with Netball Scoop - we hope it brings as big a smile to your face as it did to ours.

By |2021-07-25T19:40:14+10:00July 25th, 2021|Categories: AUS, Exclusive Interview, Featured|Tags: , |0 Comments

NS ARCHIVE: Liz Ellis – the long road back from ACL injury

With three Suncorp Super Netball athletes having experienced an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture this season, Netball Scoop dug into the archives for one of our most popular articles. Written in 2015, it was part of a two part series, covering the science of female athlete's knee injuries (Part I), and this story of Liz

By |2021-07-24T20:50:17+10:00July 24th, 2021|Categories: AUS, Exclusive Interview, Featured|Tags: , , , |0 Comments