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Sandra Helen Edge, MBE (born 1962), is a former New Zealand netball player. She was noted as the best centre in the world.[1]

She captained the New Zealand under 21 team in 1982, aged 17. She debuted in the Silver Ferns in Melbourne in 1985, against Australia. For the next ten years she played in a record 94 internationals and three world championships; the team won the world title in 1987. She became New Zealand team captain in 1994, and retired in 1995. The team defeated England and South Africa, and came third in the 1995 world championship.[1]

In the 1995 Queen's Birthday Honours, Edge was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to netball.[2] She was inducted into the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sandra Edge at The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame website.
  2. ^ Queen's Birthday Honours List 1995. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Halberg awards: Rowing twins share triumph". The New Zealand Herald. 1 Mar 2002. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  • Profiles of Fame: The stories of New Zealand’s Greatest Sporting Achievers by Ron Palenski (2002, New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame, Dunedin) p. 15 ISBN 0-473-08536-4



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Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:52:30 -0700

Sandra Edge never had many goals during her netball career. She just played because she loved it. That enjoyment took her through a then-record 94 test matches for New Zealand, and runs right through until today, where she is still heavily involved in ...
 
New Zealand Herald
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:26:15 -0700

Former Silver Ferns captain Sandra Edge says unity in Hawke's Bay is great for the development for netball. Photo / Glenn Taylor. Sandra Edge found herself in academic and social wilderness in her four years as a teenager in Hawke's Bay but sport was a ...

Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz
Wed, 22 Dec 2010 08:01:36 -0800

As she posed poolside, the photographer politely asked new Netball Wellington Region CoachForce manager Sandra Edge if she thought young players in the capital would remember her. "And I said 'maybe their grandmothers would'. No, I'm not that old," ...

Auckland stuff.co.nz

Auckland stuff.co.nz
Sun, 21 Feb 2016 14:10:39 -0800

They are following a trend set by netball great Sandra Edge, who captained the Silver Ferns in 1994, and her husband, Rodger Gray, who was the All Whites' football captain around the same time. The Nukunukus - fresh from leading Auckland to national ...

The Dominion Post

The Dominion Post
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:37:30 -0800

Along with gym work - which includes sessions at Crossfit Porirua and a High Performance Sport NZ programme - Reuelu-Buchanan is getting technical and mental advice from legendary Silver Ferns centre Sandra Edge. Reuelu-Buchanan sees Edge at ...

Otago Daily Times

Otago Daily Times
Sun, 06 Mar 2016 08:30:00 -0800

David Bowie died recently and the bulk of Michael O'Leary's Main Trunk Lines: Collected Railway Poems is his "Station to Station: A Cognac for David''. O'Leary had travelled from Dunedin to see Bowie during his "Serious Moonlight'' concert in Christchurch.

The Dominion Post

The Dominion Post
Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:56:15 -0700

Watching netball on the small kitchen television with his mother is a stand-out memory of Mark Pirie's childhood. After the success of his cricket and rugby poetry collections, Pirie has gone back to his roots with a collection of netball poems, 12 ...

The Dominion Post

The Dominion Post
Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:01:08 -0800

In preparation for the step into senior netball, she's doing fitness work with High Performance Sport New Zealand, technical sessions with netball coach Sandra Edge and working on her strength at CrossFit Porirua. The strength training could be crucial ...
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