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Linda Pearce

Linda Pearce is the Chief Tennis Writer and general sports reporter for The Age. She writes about a range of sports, including football, netball, and gymnastics. Linda has twice been named Australian tennis writer of the year.

Cath Cox: "I don't even have words to describe the stupidity of that comment."

Remind me what part of motherhood is a holiday again?

Netball greats Catherine Cox and Liz Ellis have savaged the suggestion that players would be prepared to exploit landmark parental leave provisions simply to win themselves a so-called paid "holiday/break" – a claim the Australian Netball Players' Association allege was raised during last year's collective bargaining negotiations.

Kathryn Harby-Williams during her playing days with the national team.

D-day for Super Netball as warring parties face off

The dramatic public airing of netball's dirty laundry is believed to have enhanced the board re-election prospects of the players' preferred candidate, but a sit-down protest during the weekend's Super Netball round is still a possibility.

Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies shoots on Friday night.

Magpies beat Fever to inch into top four

The Magpies are still not in positive territory after following a loss with a win for a fourth consecutive time, but Friday's 56-43 defeat of the West Coast Fever at Hisense Arena means that, for now at least, the pre-season favourites are in Super Netball's top four.

Tegan Philip of Melbourne Vixens.

Star goaler's return a Philip for Vixens

Tegan Philip was not inundated with offers before this season, but nor did she seek them. Having missed the year with a torn ACL, Philip was content to return to the club that had supported her rehabilitation, and now could not be more pleased that she did.