Exclusive Interview

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

NS EXCLUSIVE: Mahalia Cassidy – Tough times never last

Mahalia Cassidy has battled through two knee reconstructions to reach her 50th national league game, a milestone she reached alongside teammate Cara Koenen in Round 10. She spoke to Ariane Virgona, reflecting on her move to the Sunshine Coast Lightning, that challenges of the 2021 season, and what drives her off and on court.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Borger instrumental in Bath’s 2021 VNSL season.

Team Bath's Kim Borger finished the 2021 VNSL season as the most accurate goal shooter. The former Australian U21 representative spoke exclusively to The Netball Show's Andy Lamb regarding the year that was.

By |2021-07-14T12:11:01+10:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Exclusive Interview, UK, VNSL|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NS EXCLUSIVE: View from the Bench with coach 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 Sunshine Coast Lightning's victory against West Coast Fever, covering the major tactical moves, key athletes, and a possible game changer.

NS EXCLUSIVE: Geva Mentor 20/200 Vision

This Sunday, the 11th of July, Geva Mentor will play her 200th domestic league game in Australia - and in the greatest of coincidences, it's the exact date she made her English debut 20 years earlier. It's a remarkable record, claimed by an inspirational athlete.