Age: 29

Height: 178cm

DOB: 30 March 1994

Place of Birth: Carlton, Victoria, Traditional lands of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung peoples

National Representation: Australia, 2016 – present

Previously Played With: Melbourne Vixens

Widely regarded as one of the best midcourters in the world, Diamonds Captain Liz Watson brings power, creativity and leadership to Sunshine Coast Lightning. Watson made her national debut in 2014 for the Melbourne Vixens and has played for the Club since, making the leap to the Sunshine Coast for the 2024 season. Watson made her Australian Diamonds debut in 2016 and has since been awarded gold in every major competition. In 2018 and again in 2022 she was awarded Australian netball’s most prestigious award, the Liz Ellis Diamond.
Awards and accolades:
  • Melbourne Vixens Premiership, 2014, 2020
  • Commonwealth Games Silver Medal, 2018
  • Commonwealth Games Gold Medal, 2022
  • World Cup Silver Medal, 2019
  • World Cup Gold Medal, 2023
  • Melbourne Vixens MVP, 2018, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Liz Ellis Diamond Award, 2018, 2022
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