Reliable defender Jo Weston has committed to the Melbourne Vixens for 2022. For all the Suncorp Super Netball signing news, stay up to date with our Off-Season Hub and follow The Inner Sanctum’s netball podcast, Over a Third, on Twitter and Instagram to get the news when it breaks.
2022 will be Weston’s ninth season at the Vixens after making her debut in the Vixens’ championship season back in 2014.
Since her debut, she has been named player of the finals twice (2017 and 2020), received the Excellence in Sport and Life award (2016 and 2020), and has been awarded runner up MVP (2020).
Weston’s passion of growing the game has been an asset to the Vixens and the wider netball community, as she was a part of Vixens Leadership group this season as well as president of the players association.
Additionally off the court, Weston hosts the Vixens club podcast Finding Your Fearless.
She was once again a key player in the Vixens defensive end in 2021, having 10 intercepts for the season along with with 15 rebounds and 61 deflections.
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In Round 13., Weston a notched up 100 games at national level against the Adelaide Thunderbirds. Aside from the domestic level, she has also made a name for herself on the international stage.
Weston was apart of the Diamonds side that took home silver at the Commonwealth Games in 2018, and the 2019 Netball World Cup.
She is currently in Perth preparing for the Diamonds’ upcoming series against the England Roses along with teammates Liz Watson and Kate Moloney, and Collingwood’s Ash Brazill.
Weston joins Kate Moloney and Liz Watson as the players signed on for the 2022 season.
“I’m so proud to have been involved with the Vixens for so long now, and to be signing on again in 2022,” Weston said.
“Every game is an honour to represent Victoria and Melbourne, and I’m really looking forward to what we can bring as a team next year.
“Going in to my ninth season, I’ve definitely seen the game grow in a lot of aspects. We’re stepping into a new phase of the sport that I really hope will help lift the profile of all our athletes, and women’s sport in general.
“From a Vixens point of view, I know that with the team we’re building, we’re going to be in a good position to bounce back in 2022.”
The Vixens’ fourth signing will be revealed tomorrow.
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