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Bushfire Netball Relief Match to screen live in NZ

SKY Sport and Netball New Zealand have joined forces to ensure today’s Netball Australia Bushfire Relief Match will be screened live in New Zealand.

Netball Australia has coordinated the one-off showcase match between the Origin Diamonds and the Suncorp Super Netball All-Stars at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney to raise funds for communities affected by Australia’s devastating bushfires.

World Cup winning Silver Ferns captain Laura Langman will lead the All Stars team which features many of the world’s leading players against the Origin Diamonds, who will be coached by Lisa Alexander for the final time after eight years in the role as the Australian Diamonds head coach.

Bushfire Netball Relief Match

Live3.00pm on Sky Sport 3

Replay9.00pm on Sky Sport 3


Coaches: Briony Akle (NSW Swifts) and Julie Fitzgerald (GIANTS Netball)

• Jhaniele Fowler (West Coast Fever)
• Jo Harten (GIANTS Netball)
• Nat Haythornthwaite (NSW Swifts)
• Helen Housby (NSW Swifts)
• Laura Langman (Sunshine Coast Lightning)
• Emily Mannix (Melbourne Vixens)
• Kristiana Manu’a (GIANTS Netball)
• Geva Mentor (Collingwood Magpies)
• Kate Moloney (Melbourne Vixens)
• Chelsea Pitman (Adelaide Thunderbirds)
• Karla Pretorius (Sunshine Coast Lightning)
• Gabi Simpson (Queensland Firebirds)
• Shamera Sterling (Adelaide Thunderbirds)
• Sam Wallace (NSW Swifts)

Coach: Lisa Alexander

  • Caitlin Bassett (captain) (GIANTS Netball)
  • Liz Watson (vice-captain) (Melbourne Vixens)
  • Kiera Austin (GIANTS Netball)
  • Courtney Bruce (West Coast Fever)
  • Paige Hadley (NSW Swifts)
  • Sarah Klau (NSW Swifts)
  • Tegan Philip (Melbourne Vixens)
  • Jamie-Lee Price (GIANTS Netball)
  • Laura Scherian (Sunshine Coast Lightning)
  • Gaby Simpson (Queensland Firebirds)
  • Caitlin Thwaites (Melbourne Vixens)
  • Gretel Tippett (Queensland Firebirds)
  • Maddy Turner (NSW Swifts)
  • Jo Weston (Melbourne Vixens)