Cat Tuivaiti Signs for Sirens Netball for the 2019 Season
20th September 2018
Former Silver Fern and Samoan International, Cat Tuivaiti, joins Sirens for the 2019 season.
Tuivaiti, who played 30 tests for Samoa, 24 tests for the Silver Ferns and 165 games across Northern Mystics, Central Pulse and Adelaide Thunderbirds, will bring a wealth of experience to the Sirens Franchise, as well as the UK’s Vitality Netball Superleague.
Known for her unpredictable flair and charismatic nature, Tuivaiti will bring additional ferocity to the attacking group which features the return of Sirens Captain, Claire Maxwell.
Cat Tuivaiti said: “I can’t wait for this new challenge! I’ve had the opportunity to play netball with the legends Sara Bayman, and Ellen Halpenny, and they both loved their time in Scotland.”
“I’m excited to be a a part of a club with such a loyal following and strong team values. Netball has the ability to merge different cultures and playing styles. We will create history at Sirens. I can’t wait to be a part of it!’.
Claire Nelson, CEO of Sirens Netball and Netball Scotland said: “It doesn’t get much bigger and better than bringing Cat Tuivaiti to join our team. She comes to us to reinvigorate our brand, to get our fans excited and to bring out the crowds, but she’s also here to develop our players with all her experience.”
“We have a really young team, and in the run up to a Netball World Cup year we want to deliver our best results yet, and what a better way to enhance and develop our athletes by learning from Cat.”
Check out Cat’s announcement video here.