The English Roses have had more international match practice than other teams over the last 18 months, building depth into a squad that already boasts a number of superstars. Heading down under for series against New Zealand and Australia, the Roses will continue building towards the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Zara Colling runs an eye over their squad.
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.
As her career has progressed, Stacey Francis has become an outstanding advocate for other athletes, in part through her work in the Player's Association and as a Pride House Ambassador. Stacey discusses her role as an athlete, her support for the LGBTQ+ community, and her very special, albeit Covid impacted, wedding.
Throughout her life, Pam Cookey has balanced a punishing schedule of netball, study and work. Along the way she's overcome three serious injuries and personal loss to become one of the English Roses' most loved and decorated athletes.