Exclusive Interview

NS EXCLUSIVE: Meet Kelly Ryan, Netball Australia’s new CEO

Netball Australia's newly appointed CEO, Kelly Ryan, has a unique skill set, boundless energy, and a driving determination to make netball the most inclusive sport in the national landscape.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Coaching with kids

Amy Cooper examines the challenges of coaching, when you are also the mother of young children. Megan Anderson and Stacey Marinkovich explain how they make it work, and why they are better coaches as a result.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Stacey Francis-Bayman – Pride

As her career has progressed, Stacey Francis has become an outstanding advocate for other athletes, in part through her work in the Player's Association and as a Pride House Ambassador. Stacey discusses her role as an athlete, her support for the LGBTQ+ community, and her very special, albeit Covid impacted, wedding.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Pamela Cookey – Duality

Throughout her life, Pam Cookey has balanced a punishing schedule of netball, study and work. Along the way she's overcome three serious injuries and personal loss to become one of the English Roses' most loved and decorated athletes.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Donnell Wallam – Rising Djinda (Star)

It's been a meteoric rise for Donnell Wallam, but the sharp shooter from country Western Australia is taking it all in her stride. And while she's currently a long way from home - playing with the Leeds Rhinos in the Vitality Netball Superleague, Donnell's family and heritage are never far from her mind.

NS EXCLUSIVE: PURE AS AND AUTHENTIC – Maia Wilson leaves no stone unturned. Part 2

In part 2 of this two part series, Maia Wilson discusses her confronting obsession with body image issues and her 'self-diagnosed' eating disorder, the role of women and culture in sport, and the conversations Maia is having on cultural diversity. Please be aware that some of the content may be triggering.

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NS EXCLUSIVE: PURE AS AND AUTHENTIC– Maia Wilson leaves no stone unturned. Part 1

In the first of this exceptional two part series, Maia Wilson discusses her early netball career, some of the challenges she's faced on and off court, selection decisions, and why she has a colour-coordinated planner in her bedroom.

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NS EXCLUSIVE: The God-given talent of Towera Vinkhumbo

Towera Vinkhumbo has battled the odds to become a dual code athlete for Malawi. From her first game for the national soccer team at the age of 13, to leading the Vitality Netball SuperLeague for defensive statistics this season, she's drawn inspiration from her family, teammates, a very special coach, and especially her faith.