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.
Going in, there was a feeling this could be an even and unpredictable season. And the first round certainly did not disappoint in that regard. Last year’s two grand finalists both lost, while the two teams at the other end of the ladder in 2020, both won.
In Part 2 of Netball Scoop's Suncorp Super Netball 2021 preview, we run the umpires whistle over the four teams who finished in the top half of the ladder last year. Check out their ins, outs, strengths, weaknesses and what fans can expect from them this year.
In Part 1 of Netball Scoop's Suncorp Super Netball 2021 preview, we run the umpires whistle over the four teams who finished in the second half of the ladder last year. Check out their ins, outs, strengths, weaknesses and what fans can expect from them this year.
With Ameliaranne Ekenasio announcing a break from netball due to fatigue, Netball Scoop's Iona St Joseph discusses why mental health is one of the most important conversations that sport should be having at the moment.
It's almost three years to the day since Helen Housby fired the winning goal for the English Roses at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. As one of netball's superstars, she's a big presence on and off court, yet is still a down to earth country girl at heart.
Kate Cornish went to one of the most enthralling and intriguing 2021 pre-season matches, with the GIANTS and Firebirds battling it out for supremacy. Kate is tipping both teams to make the final four this season, after a high octane encounter.
In the recent Constellation Cup, Kiera Austin became the 180th Australian Netball Diamond to take to the court. Playing a major role in the series, the unflappable GIANTS based goal attack showed why she is a rising star of the game.