Anne Sargeant

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.

Anne Sargeant
Personal information
Full name Anne Elizabeth Sargeant
Born (1957-12-28) 28 December 1957
University University of Sydney
Netball career
Playing position(s): Shooter
Years National team(s) Caps
1978–88 Australia
Last updated: 2015-6-24

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.

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. Sargeant also has been a commentator at various Netball World Cup tournaments and returned to commentate the 2013 and 2014 ANZ Championship seasons. Anne is also current selector for the Australian National team.

Recognition

References

  1. "Anne Sargeant". Sport Australia Hall of Fame. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  2. "Anne Elizabeth Sargeant". honours.pmc.gov.au. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  3. "Anne Elizabeth Sargeant OAM". honours.pmc.gov.au. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  4. AAP (30 November 2008). "Gerrard wins top Aussie netball gong". stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 28 March 2009.
  5. Lane, Samantha (21 October 2015). "Netball stalwart Anne Sargeant joins Sport Australia Hall of Fame". The Age. Retrieved 21 October 2015.


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