This week’s guest on the ‘Best in the World with Richard Parr’ podcast is Laura Geitz. Australia’s netball captain is a two-time World Champion.

Laura tells Richard about how she began playing netball and how it felt making her international debut.

The new Australian netball league is discussed along with Laura’s hopes that the sport may one day be included in the Olympics.

Laura gives her thoughts on Netball being promoted as a game for women and not for men.

The Australian also talks about the new life-size statue that is being made of her in Queensland.

You can learn more about Laura at and follow her on twitter @laurafirebirds.

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