Gippy Girls Netball: Rewriting Age and Sport Boundaries

The Gippy Girls Netball team is living proof that age shouldn’t be a roadblock to following your sports dreams. Gippy Girls netball squad is made up of 17 amazing Gippy Girls, aged between 64 and 79, who prove that strength and sportsmanship don’t depend on your age. Even better, they’re open to anyone, regardless of age or skill level, who shares their love for netball.

Playing All Year Round:

These tough women meet up every week for an hour of fun and action, no matter if it’s sunny or rainy. When it’s sunny, they gather at the Moe Netball Association courts, and when it’s rainy, they switch to the Moe Newborough Leisure Centre. They mix walking and running during their sessions, keeping things exciting and staying active.

Heading to a Big Tournament:

But there’s more to their story! The Gippy Girls are getting ready for something huge—the Australian Masters Games. It’s like a big sports festival that brings together participants from all over Australia. This year marks the 19th edition of the Australian Masters Games, happening in Adelaide from October 7th to October 14th, 2023. And here’s the best part: everyone, no matter how skilled they are, is invited to join the fun!

Breaking Stereotypes:

The Gippy Girls Netball team’s story isn’t just about sports; it’s about showing that age doesn’t have to hold you back from doing what you love. They prove that when you’re passionate and work together, there are no limits. So, let’s cheer them on and remember that sports can bring people together, no matter their age, in a celebration of teamwork and unwavering enthusiasm!