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Garrett withdraws from Australian Fast5 team

Matilda Garrett has withdrawn from the Australian Fast5 team after sustaining a low-grade quad strain at training over the weekend. Defender Tara Hinchliffe will take Garrett’s place in the team ahead of the Fast5 Netball World Series being played at

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All eyes on Sterling and “Sigi” when Jamaica meets South Africa

One has become one of the world’s most feared defenders and the other promises to become the next big thing in the shooting circle. Together, Jamaica’s Shamera Sterling and South African Sigrid “Sigi” Burger will provide one of the tournament’s

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Dr Defender ready for Fast5

England defender Layla Guscoth will be one of the personality players at the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne. There’s more to her than meets the eye, including working as a doctor and pitying midcourters. Can you describe the day

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Australian Fast5 Team Change

Verity Charles has withdrawn from the Australian Fast5 team after being admitted to hospital with appendicitis over the weekend. Replacing Charles is Laura Scherian who will join the Australian Fast5 team in Melbourne this evening as they gather for a

Posted in Australia, Australia 2018, News

The Science Behind Fast5

As the world’s best netballers turn their attention to the Fast5 Netball World Series, a sport scientist has revealed the intense physical demands the dynamic format places on their bodies. And it’s the goal attacks and goal defences who feel

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Em Rusciano Q&A

Did you play netball as a youngster? Yes of course I did! It will surprise exactly no-one that I was a feisty mid-courter who would run until she dropped. Are your daughters excited that you’re going to be mixing in

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The skills a Fast5 netballer needs

If you could build the perfect Fast5 netballer, what skills would she possess? Just like the traditional game, accuracy, fitness, speed and anticipation are among a plethora of raw materials that will be vital to success at the Fast5 Netball

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Sue Gaudion Q&A

Fast5 continues to capture the netball public’s imagination. What makes the tournament so special? It’s a great opportunity for Australia to see not only our up and coming talent perform on the international stage, but it’s actually a tournament where

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Maddy Proud brought into the Australian team replacing Kate Moloney

Maddy Proud has been brought into the Australian Fast5 Netball World Series team to replace Kate Moloney, who has withdrawn on recommendation from the Samsung Diamonds performance staff. Moloney recently toured with the Samsung Diamonds during the Australian leg of

Posted in Australia 2018, News

Fast5 the only trophy missing from Australia’s cabinet

Power plays and three-point bombs aren’t the only quirks that distinguish Fast5 netball from the game’s traditional format. Powerhouse nation Australia’s failure to capture an international title is perhaps the greatest oddity and talking point ahead of the Fast5 Netball

Posted in Australia, Australia 2018, News