It's been quite a transition from Alice Springs to Melbourne, but Wiradjuri woman Gabby Coffey has taken it all in her stride. A 2021 training partner with the Melbourne Vixens, Coffey is one of Australia's brightest young defenders, and is hoping to get back out on court again soon after a Covid interrupted couple of seasons.
Following England's 55 - 45 win over the Silver Ferns in game two of the Taini Jamison series, former English international and current Scotland Thistles coach Tamsin Greenway reviewed the game. Known as one of the best analysts in the business, Greenway had a close look at what worked, what needs improvement, and how the players performed.
While the Silver Ferns defeated the English Roses by six goals, it was a game of cat and mouse between both sides, as they tested out new combinations and incoming players in the first match of the Taini Jamison series.
As the English Roses tour of New Zealand and Australia commences, Netball Scoop spoke to their head coach Jess Thirlby about her journey so far, and how the Roses are approaching the lead in to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and 2023 Netball World Cup