The Marie Little OAM Shield in an annual tournament that provides women with an intellectual disability the chance to compete at a national level.

Named after disability netball pioneer, Marie Little OAM, the competitions sees teams from each state compete.

New South Wales have won the Shield three times in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

The 2018 Marie Little OAM Shield was held in Queensland from 5-7 October.

2018 NSW Team

Brittany Anderson

Illawarra Netball Association

Taylor Anderson

Illawarra Netball Association

Dallas Austin (VC)

Blue Mountains Netball Association

Karina Baines

Penrith Netball Association

Melissa Gallagher (C)

Blue Mountains Netball Association

Kristin Mercer

Sutherland Netball Association

Eliza Mills

Orange Netball Association

Bernadette Mills

Orange Netball Association

Nalyn Sirivivatnanon

Eastwood Ryde

Netball Association

Casey Stevens

Sutherland Netball Association

Support Staff

Head Coach
Jenny O’Keeffe

Baulkham Hills Netball Association

Team Manager
Ellen Monaghan

Newcastle Netball Association

Development Coach
Gill Bennett

Eastwood Ryde Netball Association

Assistant Coach
Therri Ellison

Inner West Netball Association

Jacqui Osbourne

Eastwood Ryde Netball Association

Ashley O’Keeffe

Training Partners

Emily Bloor – Camden
Jessica Daher – Sutherland
Rebel Ervasti – Hastings Valley
Eadynn Haak – Manly
Jemima Heberden – Ku-ring-gai
Ellen Hester – Eastwood Ryde
Jade Lucy – Sutherland
Jane Thorpe – Sutherland

History of Marie Little OAM Shield

2018 – NSW
2017 – NSW
2016 – NSW
2015 – NSW
2014 – VIC
2013 – VIC


View last year’s highlights below


Please direct all enquiries to:
Sam White | Participation Coordinator | Netball NSW
P: (02) 9951 5001


Header image: Marie Little OAM Shield Netball from Perth State Netball Centre – Sunday 3rd September 2017 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/ Australia)