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Former Queensland Firebirds player Amy Steel will sport the Melbourne Vixens colours next season, after signing a two year contract with the club today.
It will be a welcome home for the Victorian who started her netball career playing with the Melbourne Kestrels in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy from 2005-2007.
Twenty three year old Steel said she is ‘very excited to be playing in a team of such a high calibre’.
“The Vixens are a great team and I’m really looking forward to working with such amazing players, in particular the defence end. I’m a Victorian at heart so it’s great to be coming back to the state where I started and I’m looking forward to spending more time with my family and friends,” Steel said.
Netball Victoria Chief Executive Officer,
Michelle Plane said she is delighted to welcome another
athlete back home after Victorian and Steel’s fellow Firebird team mate, Elissa Macleod signed with
the Melbourne Vixens last week.
“We have seen Amy go from strength to strength and are looking forward to watch her grow even further with the Melbourne Vixens. She has plenty of enthusiasm and experience that belies her 23 years,” Plane said.
Steel debuted with the Melbourne Vixens in
round nine of the 2009 ANZ Championship season as a
replacement for injured goal keeper Bianca Chatfield.
She was selected for the Australian Netball Diamonds squad in 2009 and the Australian U21 squad for the 2009 World Youth Netball Championships in the Cook Islands. She also competed in the 2010 and 2011 World Netball Series tournaments in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
As well as competing at an international underage level, Steel also represented Victoria in the 21/U team from 2008-2010, 19/U in 2007 and 17/U from 2005-2006.