Story: Netball

World champions: 2003 (1st of 2)

The Silver Ferns fight off a last-ditch challenge from the Australian team to win the 2003 world championship, held in Jamaica. This was New Zealand's first victory in the competition in 16 years, making it especially sweet for the players.

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Suzanne McFadden, 'Netball - International competition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 February 2024)

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