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Mid-court players: Lyn Gunson (2nd of 2)

Mid-court players: Lyn Gunson

Lyn Gunson (née Parker), on the right in this photograph, captained the Silver Ferns for 12 years from the mid-1970s and was later their highly successful coach. A versatile and talented mid-court player, she was known for her formidable athletic ability, tactical nous and leadership skills.

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Suzanne McFadden, 'Netball - New Zealand netball stars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 October 2023)

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