England club appoint Malawi Queens’ legend Mary Waya to drill shooters

English netball side Hertfordshire Mavericks have announced the hiring of   Malawi Queens’ legend Mary Waya as  shooters coach.

Waya: Offers personal legacy to game

Waya will sign a year-long deal that will run to 2019, according toMavericks director of netball and head coach Kathyryn Ratnapala.

“I am delighted to be joined by Camilla Buchanan and Mary Waya this season in our coaching team…Waya joined us for Fast5 Netball Series back in October 2017 and again is welcomed as part of the Mavericks coaching team,” reads  Ratnapala statement posted   on  the club’s website www.mavericksnetball.co.uk.

Ratnapala said Waya brings to the club “ a huge amount of international experience, creativity and flair to the game.”

Reads the statement: “ Working with the Malawi Queens as a player and a coach, she has been a delight to work with. I am looking forward to developing this partnership and her sharing of thoughts and ideas with our shooting area in particular.”

Waya has secured the Mavericks’ deal a few weeks after being replaced by Griffin Saenda as Queens’ head coach. This came after the national team suffered 10-straight losses under her leadership.

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Congrats Mary

John Epha

This is the news I like to hear. Congrats Mary out there you are still being recognised as a FORCE in Netball even though Malawi doesn’t see it


What will Kachinziri, who seems to have some personal vendetta against Mary Waya comment in his article in the Malawi News?

Good For our National netball coaches, they are carrying our flag as Zagaro is in Botswana mentoring the Tswana ladies, now my big Question to NAM will be; What is our strategy in the way we play and approach the game from now on wards? i am asking this because we have been exposed to big time, come tournaments we will be humiliated by the small teams, i am seeing our queens crumbling from continental giants to just a mere team if NAM wont strategies properly, this must be a game changer for NAM or else it will be like… Read more »

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