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Sargeant OAM

A great sporting ambassador.


Anne Sargeant represented Australian Netball from 1978 to 1988, captaining the Australian Netball Team for six years. She has participated in three World Netball Championships (held every four years), winning twice in 1979 and 1983.

Current experience:

Anne continues to run Anne Sargeant Netball Clinics, a community based program directed at coaching junior netballers, and is a National Selector for the Australian Diamonds.

Anne is also patron of Manly Warringah Netball and still highly involved in many voluntary aspects of the game.

Previous experience:

Perhaps one of the greatest ambassadors for sport this country has known, Anne has continued to channel her many talents into sport and the media.

Anne's past representations have included the Australian Sports Commission, the NSW Australia Day Council, Children's Week, Board Member - McDonald's, School Sport 2000 Committee and Patron of the 1994 Year of the Coach.

Her talents as a public speaker are highly respected and resulted in Anne being awarded the 1992 Communicator of the Year Award by the Public Relations Institute of Australia.

On November 29, 2008, Anne was the first inductee admitted into the Australian Netball Hall of Fame, an enormous honour recognising her outstanding contribution to the sport of Netball.

November, 2014 Anne was inducted into the NSW Hall of Legends. The first ever netballer to be inducted.

October, 2015 Anne was elevated in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame to #Legend. The first ever netballer to be inducted.

November, 2015 Anne was elevated in the Netball NSW Hall of Fame to #Legend #1.

In 2004, Anne was named Sydney's Greatest Ever Netballer; in 2006, she was listed in Australia's 101 Best Sports Stars of our Time; and in 2008 she was named the first inductee into the Netball Australia Hall of Fame, having already been inducted into the NSW, Netball NSW and Sports Australia Halls of Fame.

In October, 2010 Anne called the netball at the Delhi Commonwealth games for Foxtel. In 2011 she worked on ABC Grandstand Sport's live ANZ Netball coverage and most recently called the World Netball Championships for ESPN, calling the Australian Diamonds to their 10th ever World Title victory.

Commentator / Broadcaster NINE WWOS Netball…… and

Australian Diamonds National Selector ( for over 10 years)

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