Netballers Kelly, Robinson and Allison sign on for 2021 Vitality Super League Netball

By October 30, 2020
Kelly, Robinson and Allison are heading to England for the 2021 Vitality Super Netball League Kelly, Robinson and Allison are heading to England for the 2021 Vitality Super Netball League

Three Jamaican netballers have been signed by teams playing in the 2021 season of the Vitality Super Netball League in the United Kingdom.

Malysha Kelly, Rebekah Robinson and Gezelle Allison were signed on Friday by the Seven Stars, Celtic Dragons, and Wasps, respectively.

Kelly returns to professional netball after a protracted spell out recovering from a ruptured ACL while training in the ANZ Premiership. She brings a wealth of experience having already competed out in Suncorp Super Netball.

"I'm so excited to have her as someone brand new," Head Coach Melissa Bessell said. "She's been training hard and I can't wait to see what she can do back on the Superleague stage."

Allison, meanwhile, said she is eager to grasp the opportunity.

“I am happy. I am grateful for this opportunity,” she told Sportsmax.TV Friday, shortly after her signing was announced.

“Signing a professional contract will only build me as a player. It will also help me excel and build my confidence.”

Head coach Mel Mansfield is eager to see what the player brings to the Wasps.

"The 6ft, dual basketball and netball player brings Jamaican flair, power, strength and shooting accuracy," Mansfield said.

"We are thrilled to welcome her to the black and gold of Wasps. She brings something fresh, new and exciting to our attacking line-up.”

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