Experienced midcourter Wendy Frew will return to the court for the Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel next season – and with a tiny new fan in the crowd.

It’s not goodbye, just see you next year for Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid.

An unwavering dedication which spans over 50 years has seen Southland's Colleen Bond made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her services to netball.