Anne Sargeant: Netball

Anne Sargeant, OAM (born 28 December 1957) is a retired netball player from Australia. She played as a shooter for the Australian national team from 1978 to 1988 and captained the team for six years. She became one of the greatest ambassadors for the sport and after retiring, she continued to channel her many talents into sports and media.

Greatest Sporting Achievements

Anne Sargeant was named New South Wales Sportswoman of the Year in 1985 and was inducted into the NSW Hall of Champions in 1988. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia the same year for her service to netball. In 2004, she was named Sydney’s Greatest Ever Netballer.

Why Was She Good?

Anne Sargeant retired in 1988 leaving behind a record which will almost certainly never be matched. She posted a career personal best of three consecutive 100% shooting games in 1985 when she captained Australia. She led her team to an impressive four Australian titles.

What You May Not Know

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