Sharni Norder, AFLW and netball star, announces retirement after glittering cross-code career
Sharni Norder has called time on a decorated sporting career after announcing her AFLW retirement.
- Sharni Norder, nee Layton, captained Australia’s national netball team and was an AFLW All Australian ruck
- She played 23 games for Collingwood in AFLW, her last being the Magpies’ preliminary final loss to Brisbane
- Norder says she and her husband will now “start building a life together away from the sporting arena”
The 33-year-old Collingwood vice-captain spent three years in the AFLW following a distinguished netball career that included 46 caps for the Diamonds.
Norder (nee Layton), who ranks as one of Australia’s best cross-code athletes, bows out after Collingwood’s four-point AFLW preliminary final loss to Brisbane at the…