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Sandra Edge
Inducted in 2001
Sandra Edge's meritorious mark on New Zealand netball began in 1982 when she captained the national under 21 team at the age of 17.
Sporting Category:
  • Netball
She was first selected in the Silver Ferns in 1985 when she made a stunning debut in the Melbourne Games against Australia.

She was a shining light in the national team for the next 10 years, playing a record 94 internationals, a span that included three world championships.

She was a key member of the New Zealand team that won the world title in 1987.

Edge was named the New Zealand captain in 1994 and led her country to victory against England and South Africa. She retired after the world championships in 1995, in which New Zealand were third.

Acclaimed as the best centre world netball has seen, she was named as centre of the Fisher and Paykel "Dream Team" chosen to mark New Zealand Netball's 75th anniversary in 1999.

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