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Gretel Tippett is a naturally talented sportswoman, playing netball for the Queensland Firebirds in the Suncorp Super Netball league. Tippett’s professional sporting career started in 2010, playing in the WNBL and being named the 2011 WNBL Rookie of the Year before switching codes to netball.
Tippett joined the New South Wales Swifts where she made her professional debut in 2014. Gretel spent just one year at the Swifts, returning to her native Queensland to join the Firebirds and to be closer to family.
Tippett’s skill and ability on the netball court saw her make her international debut for the Australian Diamonds during the 2015 Constellation Cup.
The 25-year-old is well-known for her unique and unorthodox shooting style, showcasing her basketball skills with her lay-up shots. She comes from a pedigree of sporting talent, with brothers, Kurt and Joel both playing AFL.
Away from the courts, Gretel is completing a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University.
- WNBL Rookie of the Year 2011
- Represented Australia at the 2009, 2010 & 2011 Basketball World Championship
- 2013 Australian Fast5 silver medallist
- 2013 Australian World Youth Netball Championship silver medallist