In her first season as sole captain of the Adelaide Thunderbirds, Hannah Petty thrived in her leadership role in 2021.
Playing predominantly in centre, the South Australian talent ranked second for the club in goal assists with 154 and feeds with attempt with 185.
Her courage and defensive flair was on show on multiple occasions as she led her side for pick-ups with 31 and ranked fourth for intercepts with 12.
In Round 10 at Netball SA Stadium, Petty celebrated her 50th national league game in front of a home crowd.
The 2021 season marked Petty’s sixth year with the club after making her way through the Netball SA Pathway as a junior and debuting in the pink dress in 2016.
She started with Wudinna Netball Club in her hometown on the Eyre Peninsula before moving to Adelaide and representing Tango Netball Club in the Netball SA Premier League.
In 2017, she captained the Australian side who competed at the Netball World Youth Cup in Botswana, playing under coach Tania Obst and alongside teammate Matilda Garrett.
Off the court, Petty is studying for a Bachelor of Education.
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