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Silver Fern history timeline

By sjh288
  • the beginning

    The NZ basketball association (now known as Netball New Zealand) agrees that the national colour will be black with a silver fern.
  • the first new zealand netball team

    Meg Matangi captains new zealands first netball side to play against Australia. Australia won 40-11
  • tour

    Austrailia tour New Zealand
  • first win

    NZ had their first win against Australia, 49-40
  • tournament

    the first world tournament is held, Australia defeats New Zealand
  • wins first world tournament

    Nz beat Australia and win the title
  • beaten

    Australia beat New Zealand in the final of the World Tournament
  • world champ event

    NZ come 3rd at the world champs
  • host of the world champs

    NZ host the world champs for the 2nd time. this was held here in Christchurch
  • Commonwealth games

    Australia defeats New Zealand 57-55
  • Supreme awards

    Silver Ferns win the Supreme award, Ruth Aitken was named coach of the year and Irene Van Dyk recieved Sportswoman of the year
  • GOLD

    silver ferns win gold at the commonwealth games, held by Melbourne.

    Silver Ferns win the 2010 Commonwealth games gold medal against Australia