Story: Netball

Harrison hoist

Harrison hoist

On 20 May 2012, during an ANZ Championship match between the Northern Mystics and the Melbourne Vixens, Mystics player Anna Harrison is lifted by teammate Jessica Moulds to block the shot of Vixens goal shoot Karyn Howarth. A sports journalist dubbed the controversial move the 'Harrison hoist'.

Using this item

Getty Images
Reference: 144828437

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Suzanne McFadden, 'Netball - A leading sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2023)

Story by Suzanne McFadden, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 26 Aug 2020, updated 1 Jun 2023