Fever looses Roy Hill
As a result of Netball Australia and the Diamonds losing their partnership with Hancock Prospecting, West Coast Fever confirms that Roy Hill has also withdrawn its principal partnership of the Club.
Chief Executive Officer Simone Hansen said: “The Club was bitterly disappointed to lose the Roy Hill partnership. We are the only SSN club directly impacted by this decision. We are collateral damage to the national situation and we are frustrated that all netball stakeholders were unable to come to a united position and that this has played out in the media.
“Our Club and Netball WA respects the decision of Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill. We were committed to the partnership and disappointed external factors outside of our control has resulted in the partnership being withdrawn.
“Our players do understand and recognise the value and necessity of commercial funding. Every single one of our players were supportive of our partnership with Roy Hill and sadly, they will be impacted the most by this decision.
“The Club and West Australian Netball has a long association with the mining sector and is extremely grateful for its ongoing support. The mining sector and its related businesses are essential to the livelihoods of many West Australians, including netball families.”