Kimberlee Green

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Kimberlee Green
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Personal information
Born (1986-03-05) 5 March 1986 (age 28)
Height 176cm
Spouse Trent Copeland
Relatives Denise Langford (Mother)
Fred Green (Great-grandfather)
Netball career
Playing position(s): C, WA, WD
Last updated: 25 June 2010

Kimberlee Green (born 5 March 1986 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian international netball player. Green is the captain of the New South Wales Swifts[1] and the acting Captain [2] of the Australian Netball Diamonds.

Green played six years in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy, for the Sydney Swifts and AIS Canberra Darters.[3] With the start of the ANZ Championship, Green signed with Sydney franchise the New South Wales Swifts, which won the inaugural championship in 2008. Later that year, she was selected for the Australian Netball Diamonds team.[4] During her international career, Green has won a bronze medal at the 2009 World Netball Series in Manchester, and a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, a gold medal at the 2011 World Netball Championships in Singapore and a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Kimberlee Green is the daughter of South Sydney Rabbitohs footballer Michael Green and Olympic & Commonwealth Games swimmer Denise Langford;[4] her great-grandfather is former New South Wales politician Fred Green. She is also married to New South Wales Blues cricketer Trent Copeland.[5]

In 2011, for the first time for Australia, Green played at the Wing Defence (WD) position in the first of three tests against Jamaica. In 2014 Green was named in the Australian Netball Team to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games who went on to win gold.

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  1. ^ "Green to lead NSW Swifts in 2014". NSW Swifts. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Green steps up to lead Diamonds against England". Netball Australia. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "2010 New South Wales Swifts profile: Kimberlee Green". Retrieved 18 October 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Forrest, Brad (12 August 2008). "Glamour girls of netball". St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Retrieved 18 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Lane, Daniel (10 October 2010). "A match made in ... sand dune hell". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 18 October 2010. 

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