Name: Kimberley Smith (nee Purcell)
Date of Birth: 18 June 1982
ANZ Championship Caps: 14
ANZ Championship Premierships: one – 2008
Former ANZ Championship Team: NSW Swifts
Number of years in ANZ Championship: One year (2008)
Commonwealth Bank Trophy Caps: 59
Former Commonwealth Bank Trophy team/s:
Number of years in Commonwealth Bank Trophy: Eight years (Sandpipers 2000 - 2003, Jaegers 2004 - 2006, Swifts 2007)
Netball Career Highlights:
2008 ANZ Championship Premiership with the NSW Swifts
2008 Australian Netball Squad
2007 Commonwealth Bank Trophy Premiership with Sydney Swifts
AIS 2001 and 2002
Age Started Playing netball: 9
Kim was a member of the 2008 NSW Swifts premiership winning team in the inaugural year of the ANZ Championship.
Kim was rewarded for her strong performances in the 2008 ANZ Championship with selection in the Australian Netball Squad.
She is a steely defender, focused and driven both on and off the netball court.
A solicitor by day and netballer by night, Kimmy has always been a talented netballer, identified at a young age by Sutherland Shire Netball Association Kim soon made the NSW 17s state team followed by selection in Australian squads and programs.
Kim was only 17 years old when she was selected into the Sydney Sandpipers and made her Commonwealth Bank Trophy debut.