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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]


  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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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 ...
Hawke's Bay Today
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:35:25 -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 ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2013 10:02:21 -0700

Sandra Edge and Janine Southby have emerged as strong candidates for the Silver Ferns assistant coach role. Former New Zealand captain Edge has glowing credentials, while Southern Steel coach Southby has been with the New Zealand under-21s for ...
New Zealand Herald
Fri, 01 May 2015 09:52:30 -0700

Taumaunu isn't the only Silver Ferns legend offering Metuarau guidance, with another former national captain, Sandra Edge, coaching the youngster at age-group level. The teen is one of four Wellington-based players to make the NZ Secondary Schools ...


Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:55:24 -0700

Dearns has two candidates in mind and met with one - Sandra Edge - while in Wellington on Tuesday. Coaches with compelling pedigrees are thin on the ground and that includes Dearns, whose hands-on involvement with the game has been limited in the ...


Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:12:54 -0700

Under the tutelage of former Silver Ferns centre Sandra Edge, the players have tried to move away from the traditional New Zealand style. Everyone knows the Silver Ferns want space and to play 'off the body' of their defensive partners and to let the ...


Wed, 13 May 2015 10:01:48 -0700

If she were to be named coach, there is already talk of Sandra Edge - and not Foster - being the type of assistant the players might prefer. McCausland-Durie runs the Manukura secondary education and sports academy in Palmerston North. That takes a ...

The Dominion Post

The Dominion Post
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:03:43 -0700

I've been working on wing defence with my mentor, Sandra Edge, and she has been amazing. She's had a huge influence on me. "I have to go to the trials feeling confident and not doubt myself. "It's my last year and I really want to make it." Five ...

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