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Sport Netball
CGA South Africa   
Gender Women
Born 28 Oct 1976
Height1.76 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Stellenbosch, RSA
Occupation Sports Administrator
Languages Afrikaans, English
Higher education Marketing Management - Stellenbosch College: Stellenbosch, RSA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing netball at the age of six at primary school.
Club / Team Trinity: Stellenbosch, RSA
Name of coach Cann Strauss and Cecilia Molakwane
Coach from which country? South Africa
Coach from what year? 2008
General Interest
Hobbies She enjoys outdoor adventures, surfing, cycling and art. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement The first time she played for South Africa and everytime she puts on the green and gold. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Her mother. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Injuries She spent the entire 1998 season on the sidelines including the Commonwealth Games due to Glandular Fever. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Live to leave a legacy. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Awards and honours Played in the 2000 Uni Bank Tri series. (www.netball.asn.au)
Second best feeder at 2002 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Best Centre Court Player 2009. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Famous relatives Her cousin, Jean de Villiers plays Rugby for South Africa. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Ambitions She wants her team to be among the top four countries in the world. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)