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There is a good article on the ABC titled “ The continuation of women’s sport comes at a high cost for Victorian Super Netball players”.
Collingwood and Vixens players received a $200 per week payment for the week’s they were away. This is a substantial reduction in income for many players compared to what they would normally receive for their employment away from netball. Some players earn as much as $75k for their netball contract but that can reduce to $33k as a minimum contract. Of course players like Samason and Mundy aren’t on contract so most likely wouldn’t even be receiving the minimum contract. Whilst not in the article I know that Hannah Mundy as an example has a part time job at Spotlight which she would not have been able to do for the last 5 weeks or even still now she is back in Melbourne due to stay at home orders. Samason has lost her coaching income.
All players are on stay at home orders which of course limits income from outside of netball as well. I am sure there are some players with employment that they can do from home but a lot wouldn’t have.
Rebekah Webster (Vixens GM) also raises the support systems. Acknowledging they do what they can but in comparison to say Storm they just don’t have the same resources.
Article says NA are looking into alternatives for the remainder of the year including another hub.