Netball was originally created to be a women’s version of basketball. Today, it's played by 20 million people around the world. Netball players cannot run with or dribble the ball and are restricted to certain parts of the court. Top netball players are fast and agile: although height and reach are an advantage, great footwork, reflexes and tactical awareness are just as important. PRO FACT International netball player Amanda Newton competed in the London Youth Games. Along with Kadeen and Sasha Corbin, gold medallists at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.