Menu Close

Why is Caitlin Bassett not playing?

Why is Caitlin Bassett not playing?

Former Australia netball captain Caitlin Bassett has undergone knee surgery, ruling her out of the upcoming Test matches against New Zealand and England. The 33-year-old West Aussie chose to play in New Zealand’s domestic competition this year in search of more game time but was hampered by injuries to both knees.

Where is Laura Geitz?

The statue of former captain of the Australian Diamonds and Queensland Firebirds Laura Geitz was unveiled at its new home at the Queensland State Netball Centre (QSNC) on Sunday 19 May by Laura Geitz and The Hon. Mick de Brenni, Minister for Sport.

How tall is Laura Geitz?

6′ 3″
Laura Geitz/Height

How old is Laura Geitz?

34 years (November 4, 1987)
Laura Geitz/Age

Who does Bassett play for?

Bassett gained a release from her Super Netball contract with the Giants at the end of the 2020 season and played in New Zealand this year with the Wiakato-Bay of Plenty Magic.

How old was Caitlin Bassett when she started playing netball?

age 11
Caitlin was a relatively late arrival to netball, first taking to the court at age 11 when her primary school teacher suggested she had potential, given she stood 183cm (6 foot) tall by Grade 6.

Who is Laura Geitz married to?

Mark Gilbridem. 2012
Laura Geitz/Spouse

Is Laura Geitz still married?

Former Netball Captain Laura Geitz has welcomed her third child, a baby girl, with her husband Mark Gillbride. Sharing a series of sweet images of herself and Mark, the 33-year-old revealed that they named their little girl Billie May Gilbride.

Where was Laura Geitz born?

Ipswich, Queensland
Laura Geitz/Place of birth

Who is the tallest Australian netball player?

Caitlin Bassett

Personal information
Born 23 May 1988
Height 196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
School Perth Modern School
Netball career

How tall is Courtney Bruce?

6′ 2″
Courtney Bruce/Height

Is Caitlin Bassett engaged?

Former Australian netball captains Caitlin Bassett and Liz Ellis have engaged in a spicy off-court stoush after Bassett was snubbed by Super Netball teams despite being part of the Diamonds squad.

How many national league games did Laura Geitz play?

At the end of her career Geitz had played 169 National League games, she played strong defence and carried that strength into her leadership of the Firebirds and Diamonds. 2011 Liz Ellis Diamond 2011 ANZ Championship Player of the Year 2013 New Idea’s Australia’s Favourite Diamond 2014 ANZ Championship Player of the Year

When did Laura Geitz join the Australian netball team?

Geitz was selected for the 2008 Australian national team, and has won a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games , a Gold medal at the 2011 World Netball Championships and a Gold Medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as captain. In domestic netball, Geitz plays for the Queensland Firebirds in the ANZ Championship.

What did Laura Geitz do for a living?

Laura Geitz was born on the 4th of November, 1987. She is best known for being a Netball Player. She won gold alongside Australian teammate Caitlin Bassett at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

When did Laura Geitz have her second child?

Their first child, a son named Barney, was born in February 2017. Their second son Frank arrived in July 2019. They welcomed their third child together in January 2021. She won gold alongside Australian teammate Caitlin Bassett at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.