Back in the days when Aussies that had kiwi connections were promptly moved over here and put straight into Silverferns. Wilcox, Tairi and lastly Eke. The first couple of duds were the Guinea pigs. Then they got it right with Eke like a science experiment.
They all definitely learned their trade or foundation in Australia.
Australia got us good with JLP though. So the favor was returned and yes, she played all her age group netball netball in NZ. So we’re even because Wilcox and Tairi probably wouldn’t have gone further in Australia anyway.