Hornets shot down at netball centre
THIS newspaper’s editor Denise Cahill and photographer Andrew Ritchie joined the Media Hornets team at the West Coast Fever’s inaugural PKF Mack Corporate Netball Challenge last Friday.
Despite being coached by club MVP and Australian Diamonds player Natalie Medhurst, the team comprising Perth media and Fever staff only managed to get one win on the board. No. 1 ticket holder and revealed the real reason netball got a new home before the Perth Stadium was built.
“There are two women in my life I’m afraid of … my wife and (director of government strategy) Narelle (Cant) who said I had to build the netball centre before the stadium,” he said.
Fever president Deane Pieters started well by congratulating the team on making finals for the first year, but innocently referred to the team as the West Coast Eagles, his employer, towards the end of his address.
The awards night included videos produced by Fever coach Stacey Rosman’s brother Greg Rosman and captain Ashleigh Brazill, with former South Fremantle Football Club player James Sellar providing the voiceover.
The Media Hornets.