Matilda Garrett. Picture: Netball Australia

Australia has named Matilda Garrett has been named as the FAST5 captain ahead of the FAST5 Netball World Series in Christchurch this weekend.

Hannah Petty has been named vice-captain and coach Nicole Richardson was ecstatic to name the leadership duo.

“We are delighted to announce Matilda as captain and Hannah as vice-captain ahead of our FAST5 campaign this weekend,” Richardson said.


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“Matilda has demonstrated immense growth over the last year, and we feel her exposure to the Diamonds environment will be a strong asset in this captaincy role.

“Both Matilda and Hannah were outstanding from a leadership perspective during camp and I look forward to seeing them lead this amazing group of athletes.”

Both Garrett and Petty will make their FAST5 team debuts this weekend when Australia faces Jamaica, Malawi, England, New Zealand and South Africa for the series title.

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