Netball Australia would like to congratulate Margaret Molina and Anne Doring for their Queen’s Birthday honours with the pair receiving Order of Australia Medals for their service and contribution to netball.
Molina, a dual World Netball Championship winner in 1971 and 1975, received the OMA honour for her service to the sport of netball in Victoria as an administrator, coach and player at state and national level.
A member of the Victorian state team for 12 years, Molina went on to record 14 Test caps for Australia over a ten year international career from 1969-1978 before making a significant contribution as an administrator, coach, selector and team official.
Since hanging up her bib, Molina has maintained her involvement through various roles including head coach of the netball program at Melbourne’s Wesley College, assistant coach with the Victorian Institute of Sport and Team Manager of the Australian Diamonds.
Netball NSW and East Ryde Life Member Anne Doring was awarded an Order of Australia, in recognition of the outstanding contribution through administrative roles to netball and sport made over the last 47 years.
A Board Member of Netball Australia from 1989-1993 and Netball NSW for 13 years, Doring has been involved with netball from a grassroots level with Eastwood Ryde to elite level.
Doring has been involved in coaching players and umpires, representative teams, State and National Team Selection, as well as a focus on improving local facilities.
As the current the President of the Eastwood Ryde Netball Association, Doring has been heavily involved with ERNA (Eastwood Ryde Netball Association) representative coaching and selection, player registrations and updating Meadowbank Park facilities.
Congratulations to both Margaret Molina and Anne Doring.
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