Canberra’s elite netballers will have a more direct pathway to the Australian Netball League, with the ‘Capital Spirit’ to join the NSW Premier League in 2020.
Netball ACT earned the right to a two-year license following a twelve-month strategic expansion planning project.
The new franchise will give ACT-based players greater exposure to elite-level netball without having to link-up with Sydney-based clubs.
Twelve athletes currently travel to Sydney at least twice a week to train and compete in the state competition at Homebush. But having an ACT-based franchise will slash their taxing travel time by allowing them to train at Lyneham Netball Centre.
The NSW Premier League unlocks another development pathway for talented players to be recognized by Canberra Giants selectors in ANL, the feeder competition to Super Netball. Read More