Central Pulse secure van Dyk signing coup

HAMISH BIDWELL
Last updated 11:46 20/07/2013

Relevant offers

Netball

Laura Langman 'sad' but 'respectful' over ineligibility after signing with Aussie side Above the law? Sports stars who have dodged convictions Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic appoint Amigene Metcalfe as assistant coach English netball international Stacey Francis joins West Coast Fever Fast5 Ferns shooting for fourth straight Netball World Series title Netball's alcohol-free history crucial to exemplary reputation on and off the court Kiwi netballer Jamie-Lee Price off to new Australian franchise Silver Ferns' coach doesn't expect to have Langman next season Irene van Dyk to begin coaching role at Wellington High School Silver Ferns having fun, but wary of the tougher tests that are coming their way

The Central Pulse netball team have pulled off the greatest signing coup in their history by securing the services of Silver Fern goal shoot Irene van Dyk.

Van Dyk, 41, is based in Wellington, and played for the Capital shakers up until 2002, when she joined the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic.

She has long been regarded as the world's finest goal shoot, and eyebrows have been raised at her reluctance to play for The Pulse, her hometown team in the trans-Tasman netball competition.

But after 11 years of commuting up the North Island to Hamilton, van Dyk is finally home.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who should play goal shoot for the Silver Ferns?

Bailey Mes

Catherine Latu

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content