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Anne Sargeant
Personal information
Date of birth 28 December 1957 (1957-12-28) (age 52)
University University of Sydney
Netball career
Playing position(s): Shooter
National team(s)
1978–88 Australia
 
Medal record
Competitor for  Australia
Netball World Championships
Silver 1987 Glasgow Netball
Gold 1983 Singapore Netball
Gold 1979 Trinidad & Tobago Netball
Last updated: 2009-03-28

Anne Sargeant, OAM, (born 28 December 1957) is a retired Australian netball player and current sports commentator. Sargeant played in the Australian national team from 1978–1988, captaining the side for six years.

After her retirement from competitive netball, Sargeant has had a successful career as a columnist, motivational speaker and sports commentator, and also runs a netball program for young players. Sargeant's representations have included the Australian Sports Commission, the NSW Australia Day Council, Children's Week, Board Member of McDonald's, School Sport 2000 Committee and Patron of the 1994 Year of the Coach.

Sargeant received the Order of Australia Medal in 1988.[1] In 2004, she was named Sydney's Greatest Ever Netballer. Sargeant was also one of the first inductees into the Australian Netball Hall of Fame, admitted on 29 November 2008.[2] In 2008 she was a commentator for Fox sports- Anz Championship coverage. In 2009 she was rejected to be a commentator for the new One hd sports channel in Australia.

References

  1. ^ Price, Sarah (2006-07-09). "Not too old for Kiwis". The Sydney Morning Herald. http://www.smh.com.au/news/tv--radio/not-too-old-for-kiwis/2006/07/08/1152240535476.html. Retrieved 2009-03-28.  
  2. ^ AAP (2008-11-30). "Gerrard wins top Aussie netball gong". stuff.co.nz. http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/740978. Retrieved 2009-03-28.  

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