Back on Top of the World

October 31, 2011 at 2:40 pm Leave a comment

In order to appreciate its true worth a diamond has to be polished. It was a polished display by the Diamonds, Australia’s netball team that saw them win them clinch not only a series win over arch rivals the Silver Ferns, but also reclaim the number one spot in the World.

Caitlin Bassett from the West Coast Fever is now beginning to show the consistency that her undoubted ability lacked. She scored 20 goals from 22 attempts including the match winner in extra time.

Catherine Cox for Australia and Irene van Dyk may have dominated the headlines in previous trans-Tasman stoushes but Bassett has now come out of the shadows and shown that she is indeed a force to be reckoned with.

This was incredibly the first time in eleven games that one team had won two games back to back, that is how close these two nations are in Netball.

Congratulations must also go out to Silver Ferns captain Laura Langman who incredibly since making her international debut in 2005 has not missed a single international game; This defeat being her 71st consecutive game for the Silver Ferns, a truly remarkable achievement.

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