Sport for Women

Mo'onia Gerrard

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: Netball
Location: Australia

Mo'onia Gerrard (born 15 November 1980 in Bathurst, Australia) is a Tongan-Australian netball player. She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder. Gerrard is a current member of the Australian national team, and from 2011 is playing for the New South Wales Swifts in the ANZ Championship.

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Top 100 Sportswomen Nomination

She is an amazing athlete and is always reaching out to help younger people, whether it be through netball or other aspects of life, Mo'onia is also such a nice person off the court and the times I have been privileged enough to talk to her after games an

- Bronte Finegan

Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: World Cup Champions 2007, 2011 and Comm Games 2010

Greatest achievement off the field: Starting up my Monstar brand

Who is your sporting heroine? I admire Cathy Freeman

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? 15 to 20 hours a week

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? I have to stick to the greens/salads and the proteins and if I get a sweet tooth craving I go to dried fruit, yoghurt or green tea.

What do you love about your sport? I love that anyone can play Netball at any level and that women set the standard.

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? Build stadium’s that cater for netball, raise the salary cap in ANZ  Championship, umpires taking it easy on the defenders (less whistle please!) and become professional.

What motivates you? My family

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? I have a clothing line called Monstar where you can buy on line at it caters for junior girls and our Monstar motto is Be Yourself, Be Unique!

Three words that describe you: Casual, Doer, Beach

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me? Find a club, sign up, be open to where it will takes you. You never know you could of found your best mate and enjoy having a crack.

Mo'onia Gerrard Supports Sport for Women Day

"I support women in sport because we are quiet achievers ready to make some noise!"