NSW Premier to host Diamonds Victory Ceremony

Netball Australia has confirmed NSW Premier, the Honourable Mike Baird MP, will host a public reception to celebrate the newly crowned world champion Australian Diamonds next Wednesday 2 September from 1:00pm (AEST) at Martin Place, Sydney.

The Diamonds – including NSW juniors Erin Bell, Kimberlee Green, Paige Hadley and Kim Ravaillion – claimed a third consecutive Netball World Cup title with a three-goal victory over the New Zealand Silver Ferns in front of a world record crowd of 16,849, and will be honoured on stage with a victory ceremony.

Fans are encouraged to attend the FREE Martin Place reception and relive the Diamonds celebrations with the players.

“It’s an honour to be invited by NSW Premier, the Honourable Mike Baird MP to Sydney to celebrate the Australian Diamonds’ Netball World Cup victory with our friends, family and fans,” Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander said.

“Our supporters played such a big role in our World Cup triumph so the public reception will be a chance for us to acknowledge and share this memorable victory with them.”

Australian Diamonds Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 Victory Ceremony
WHAT: Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 Victory Celebration with Australian Diamonds
WHO: Speeches from NSW Premier Mike Baird, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events and Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres, Australian Diamonds Coach Lisa Alexander,  Australian Diamonds captain Laura Geitz, plus a Q&A with a few of the Australian Diamonds players
WHEN: Wednesday 2 September, 1:00pm to 1:30pm
WHERE: Martin Place stage, Sydney (between Pitt St and Castlereagh St)