As the BBC revival of Gladiators begins filming in Sheffield a familiar name has been announced as a ref.
Sonia Mkoloma, ex Surrey Storm and England International player has been announced in the BBC’s reboot of the 90s ITV classic Saturday night gameshow.
This is what’s happening 🤯 I loved this show as a kid and now I’m a part of it, alongside amazing super humans. #gladiatorsready #contendersready @GladiatorsTV super Refs loading up our whistles hahaahah pic.twitter.com/IHWEi74E8M
— sonia mkoloma (@soniaMkoloma) May 31, 2023
As the press release says:
Sonia Mkoloma is a former English international netball player and made her debut in 1999. During her career Sonia competed at five Netball World Cups and three Commonwealth Games – making an incredible 123 international test appearances. Sonia now works as the England Netball Assistant Head coach and will be heading to South Africa for the World Cup later in the year.
Sonia Mkoloma says: “I’m super pumped to be keeping an up close and personal eye over all the action. I’m not afraid to call out any rule breakers!”
Audiences can be the first to experience the power of the new Gladiators by applying for free tickets here