On Court

On Court, SKY Sports exclusive half-hour magazine style netball show, returns this year hosted by former Silver Ferns Tania Dalton and Anna Stanley.  Each week the show is in a different city as SKY Sport embraces the trans-Tasman ANZ Championship.

The show will provide a whirlwind review of the previous weekend’s matches and preview the weekend coming up, as well as taking the netball fan where they’ve never been, with in-depth profiles and behind-the-scenes interviews with players and coaches from the Championship.

Anna and Tania share the hosting role this year and will be joined by special guests each week, including former Silver Fern Bernice Mene and former Australian skipper Kathryn Harby-Williams who is part of the SKY commentary team for the ANZ Championship.

Producer Rob Douglas commented, “On Court for 2010 follows a similar vein to previous years in that as well as match highlights and analysis, we offer coaching tips from existing ANZ Championship Players and our own Sky Sport commentators. As well as this we introduce a new segment called ‘Homefront’ which is where we see the players out of their netball dresses and relaxing in their home environments. We also pay homage to the fans in a segment called “Fanclub’: like most sports, Netball has its fanatics and the Fanclub introduces them to the public, in all their crazy passionate glory.”

“It’s a new dawn for the ANZ Championship in that the players are now in their third season and they now know what to expect. There is no doubt that the ANZ Championship is a step up for most of the players and now that they have adjusted, we can expect a bigger, faster competition than ever before.”