SWIFTS HQ: Friday 28 March

Each week in SwiftsHQ we bring to netballnsw.com the week that was for the NSW Swifts…

POISE GETS SWIFTS THE POINTS
The Swifts began their week with an inspiring win over the QLD Firebirds, 53-48, at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on Sunday, lifting the team into second place on the ladder at the end of all Round 4 ANZ Championship action.
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WHAT THEY SAID
Sharni Layton made her return to the court after missing two weeks with a thumb injury. She spoke to NSWSwiftsTV after the game; see what Sharni plus other players and coach Rob Wright had to say about the game in What They Said.

JIM WILSON TAKES ON SWIFTS CHALLENGE
Last week Seven News Chief Sports Presenter Jim Wilson took on Susan Pratley, Caitlin Thwaites and Sonia Mkoloma in what was supposed to be a shooting challenge!

It didn’t take long to find out Jim had more of an aptitude for defence than putting the ball through the hole, so Sonia took him under her wing as he went up against the Swifts shooters.
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ENJOY AN AFTERNOON WITH THE NSW SWIFTS
One of the Club’s most popular events is back for another year, with the first of the NSW Swifts High Teas being held next Thursday 3 April in the north-western hills of Sydney’s suburbs.

Swifts fans are encouraged to join the team at Castle Hill Country Club for an afternoon of light-hearted fun and delicious nibbles.  Enjoy a tea or coffee whilst getting to know some of your favourite players a little better.
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SNEAK PEEK FOR MEMBERS
Members were welcomed into Swifts HQ for a Members-only Training Session on Tuesday night to watch the players be put through their paces. As well as getting to see what the Swifts have in store for the Central Pulse on Monday night, Members got to ‘meet and greet’ the players after the session for some autographs, pics and training tips!

After the session NSWSwiftsTV caught up with Susan Pratley plus some of the Members to find out what they enjoyed at the training.
Watch the video on NSWSwiftsTV

APRIL ASKS: ABBEY MCCULLOCH
After coming through the netball ranks together since they were juniors, Abbey McCulloch was the perfect target for April Letton in the latest April Asks!

April sat down with Abbey last week to grill her on some of the big – and little – things, including the number one rule in the classroom for teacher Abbey.
Watch the latest episode of April Asks

SWIFTS NEED TO STOP THE PULSE
The NSW Swifts are back at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on Monday night (31 March) to host the Silver Fern-packed Central Pulse.

“They [the Pulse] are incredibly experienced, they’ve got six Silver Ferns … they are going to be a tough opponent, especially after their [loss] against the Tactix last week; they will be fired up,” said NSW Swifts Head Coach Rob Wright.
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