Netball

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Pressure on Diamonds for World Cup as New Zealand discover a gem in Grace Nweke
The Quad series confirmed Australia are favourites for July’s World Cup, England are a hot mess and New Zealand have a diamond of their own in goal shooter Grace Nweke

Erin Delahunty

26, Jan, 2023 @4:44 AM

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Diamonds set for for World Cup squad shootout at netball Quad Series | Erin Delahunty
A quintet of Australian shooters find themselves under the spotlight with places in Stacey Marinkovich’s squad limited

Erin Delahunty

18, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australian sport rediscovers pulse in 2022 as crowds return in celebratory mood | Angus Fontaine
National spirits soared and sank in a year where athletes clocked up wins on and off the field

Angus Fontaine

23, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Netball Australia ditches mandatory dresses to reduce barriers and better protect players
After a 2020 review highlighted potential barriers to the sport, governing body takes into account inclusivity, climate change and comfort

Mike Hytner

13, Dec, 2022 @1:42 AM

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Diamonds’ strength in depth hints at Netball World Cup favouritism | Erin Delahunty
Success against New Zealand and England has put Australia in a strong position ahead of next year’s tournament in Cape Town

Erin Delahunty

31, Oct, 2022 @1:30 AM

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Victoria to sponsor Australian Diamonds netball team after Hancock Prospecting exit
Daniel Andrews says $15m government deal will encourage grassroots participation as well as promote tourism in the state

Mike Hytner

31, Oct, 2022 @1:07 AM

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Diamonds debutante Donnell Wallam stood up and showed ‘stick to sport’ crowd got it wrong | Megan Maurice
Australia’s third Indigenous representative showed it is possible to stand up for what you believe in and still excel in the sporting arena

Megan Maurice

27, Oct, 2022 @1:21 AM

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Australian Olympic Committee among sporting bodies backing their Hancock Prospecting sponsorships
Rowing Australia, Volleyball Australia and Swimming Queensland stand by funding arrangements with Gina Rinehart’s company

Mike Hytner

25, Oct, 2022 @5:14 AM

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Major sponsors stick with Netball Australia despite Hancock Prospecting pulling out of $15m deal
Companies, including Suncorp, HCF and Origin Energy, say they will continue to financially support the code

Michael McGowan

24, Oct, 2022 @6:34 AM

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Hancock Prospecting withdraws from $15m funding deal with Netball Australia after players revolt
Gina Rinehart’s mining company instead offers short-term funding until the organisation finds a new sponsor

Christopher Knaus

22, Oct, 2022 @3:59 AM

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Netball Australia stands by Hancock Prospecting sponsorship despite player backlash
Cash-strapped body says it is addressing Diamonds player’s concerns over Gina Rinehart’s mining company’s record on Indigenous issues

Mike Hytner

18, Oct, 2022 @12:29 AM

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Men’s netball brought out from ‘behind closed doors’ in landmark series
The Australian men’s netball team will feature in two curtain-raisers for the Australian Diamonds for the first time

Erin Delahunty

11, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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