Silver Ferns captain Laura Langman has been named player of the year after receiving the Dame Lois Muir Supreme Award at last night’s awards evening in Auckland.
The Dame Lois Muir Supreme Award is the highest individual accolade a New Zealand netballer can achieve, recognising the best New Zealand player across all elite competitions and campaigns.
In 2019, Langman completed another defining chapter in an already illustrious career after leading the Silver Ferns to victory at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool.
It’s the third successive time Langman has received the honour, having previously been recognised in 2015 and 2016. She remains the only Silver Fern to receive the Dame Lois Muir Supreme Award.
The Silver Ferns Player of the Year was awarded to Ameliaranne Ekenasio, decided by votes from members of the Silver Ferns squad for the player who best demonstrated the team’s values both on and off the court.
Pulse championship winning coach Yvette McCausland-Durie was named ANZ Premiership Coach of the Year,and Josh Bowring was ANZ Premiership Umpire of the Year.