Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

'Massive Dream'; Moranbah Juniors Take on Disney Competition

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

'Massive Dream'; Moranbah Juniors Take on Disney Competition

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Chris Lees

chris.lees@dailymercury.com.au

NETBALL: When you think of Disney, you think of Mickey Mouse and kid's movies.

What you don't think of is netball.

However in Orlando, Florida next year, a team of young girls from Moranbah will compete in the Disney International Youth Tournament.

Natalie Ramsdale is the co-ordinator of the trip and head coach of the Moranbah Junior Netball Sharks Academy, the team going to the competition.

"It's a massive dream for me, it's Disney and it's netball," she said. "Netball has been my life, so it's a major thing for me."

Ramsdale said the tournament was being played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Walt Disney World.

"They are trying to promote netball over there, and get more competition over there," she said.

"We're playing against teams like Bermuda, Canada, USA, and South Africa and England have a few teams as well."

Tahlia Little is excited about going to the competition. …

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