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About Netball

The Netball competition is for women only. It has been included in all Commonwealth Games since 1998 when team sports were first introduced.

 

It made its first appearance in the 1990 Games as a demonstration sport. It is now obligatory to include Netball on each Commonwealth Games program.

 

The governing body for Netball in Australia is Netball Australia.

Latest Netball News

  • Australian Diamonds Constellation Cup squad building for the Birmingham Games

    After an upsetting 2018 Commonwealth Games campaign, the Australian Diamonds are looking to do one better at the Birmingham games by taking on their rivals on home turf. The Diamonds will compete in the Constellation Cup later this year which will help cement the team for the Birmingham games.

  • Diamonds squad named for Constellation Cup

    The 16-athlete squad that will travel to New Zealand for the March 2021 Constellation Cup test series has been confirmed.

  • Sharelle McMahon flies a memorable flag in Delhi

    Four-time Commonwealth Games representative Sharelle McMahon stands tall as one of Australian netball’s shining lights, a former Diamonds captain and goal shooter who now holds a special place in the annals of Commonwealth Games history – as the first team sport athlete to carry the flag in the Opening Ceremony.

  • Medhurst takes aim at next challenge

    Former Australian Diamonds goal-attack Natalie Medhurst has announced her retirement from the sport, after a decorated 17-year career, which included winning gold for Australia at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and silver at the Dehli 2010 Games.