The 10 Best New Zealand’s Athletes You Should Know- 2018


Irene van Dyk

South Africa-born Irene van Dyk is one of the world’s best netball players. She represented her homeland 72 times before relocating to New Zealand in 2000.

Van Dyk was quickly snapped up by the national Silver Ferns team, and represented New Zealand internationally for 14 years. Van Dyk has also played for the domestic Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic team, and is now an ambassador for the sport, both in New Zealand and in the wider Pacific region.

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