Gilbert to Provide Sports Equipment for International Netball

By Community | July 19, 2012

Leading sport suppliers, asthma Gilbert Netball, impotent have been chosen to provide the official ball and officials’ clothing for all international netball events in a new 4 year deal with International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA), world netball’s governing body.  IFNA will also be endorsing Gilbert Netball footwear. 

IFNA President, the Honourable Molly Rhone OJ CD, commented:  “We are building on a successful partnership with a company that is committed to netball and the growth of the sport worldwide.  Netball is evolving, becoming even faster and even more exciting.  We are delighted to work with professionals who understand what netballers want and need at every level of the sport.” 

Under the new deal, Gilbert Netball will continue to be the official ball and kit supplier of the IFNA World Senior and Youth Championships, IFNA’s worldwide Regional Championships, and netball’s fast and furious TV showcase, the Fast5 Netball World Series. 

The Gilbert ball is the choice of many of the world’s leading netball teams and tournaments.  Most of the world’s leading nations, including New Zealand, Australia, Jamaica, Barbados, Malawi, Trinidad and Tobago, Scotland and Wales all use it exclusively.  Gilbert netball kit is also becoming the first choice for netballers at all levels.  As well as IFNA’s officials; Jamaica, Barbados, Malawi, Scotland, Botswana and Trinidad and Tobago teams have all chosen Gilbert. 

Gilbert Sales & Marketing Director Richard Gray said: “The future growth of netball is very important to Gilbert and we are very proud to have been chosen as the official ball and officials’ kit supplier by IFNA.  We are also delighted that IFNA have chosen to endorse the Gilbert Netball range of footwear which has been specifically designed for the unique requirements of the sport.  We look forward to continuing to work closely with IFNA to develop the game, not only at the elite level but also on its exciting development programme for the sport around the world.”