Liz Watson


Never let the fear of you striking out, keep you from playing the game

Personal Details

Home town:


Occupation / Area of Study / Work:

Primary Teaching

Hero / Most Admired Athlete:

Serena Williams

Date of birth:

30 March 1994



Sporting Details

Positions played:


Home Club:

Melbourne Vixens

Commonwealth Games History:

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games - SILVER 

World Championships History:

2019 World Championships - SILVER

Sporting Highlights:

Co-Captain of the Melbourne Vixens, Liz Watson is one of the most dynamic midcourters in the country.

Liz Watson has cemented herself as one of the best netballers in the country.

Having a standout season after moving to wing attack from her usual centre position in 2017, Watson has led the entire competition for goal assists and feeds in the last two seasons.

Making a rapid rise since being a late call-up to the team in 2014, Watson has gone from strength to strength since making her debut.

Winning a premiership in her first season of elite netball, and further adding to her trophy cabinet in 2020 Watson is eager to step back out on court for the Vixens.

After suffering a season ending foot injury at the start of the 2021 season the world class midcourter is well and truly on the mend and in for another stellar year.

Now a key member and captain of the Origin Australian Diamonds team, Watson has established herself as a starting midcourter for the Diamonds.

Individual Awards and Achievements:

  • 2014 Melbourne Vixens debut
  • 2014 Melbourne Vixens Premiership
  • 2014 Melbourne Vixens Rookie of the Year
  • 2016 Australian Diamonds debut
  • 2017 Melbourne Vixens Co-Vice-Captain
  • 2017 rebel Rookie of the Year
  • 2017 Sharelle McMahon Medallist
  • 2017 Suncorp Super Netball WA of the Year
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games Silver Medal
  • 2018 Liz Ellis Diamond
  • 2018 Sharelle McMahon Medallist
  • 2019 World Cup Silver Medal

Credit: Melbourne Vixens

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