Spartan Sports is pleased to announce the signing of Australian netball champion Laura Geitz.

The new deal sees the relationship continue, with Laura having been a Spartan ambassador since 2011.

Spartan Sports will invest heavily in the Laura Geitz brand with Laura Geitz branded netball gear and sponsorship of Laura.

Kunal Sharma said, “We are committed to women in sport and promoting the world’s best for our international fan base. It’s fantastic to have Laura Geitz onboard and to support netball for women all over the world with such a talented Australian.

Laura Geitz was selected for the 2008 Australian national netball team and to date has won a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, a Gold medal at the 2011 World Netball Championships in Singapore and a Gold Medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. In domestic netball, Geitz plays for the Queensland Firebirds in the ANZ Championship. She previously captained the AIS Canberra Darters in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy.

Geitz won the honour of the Liz Ellis Diamonds Award in 2011. She has earned herself 32 Test Caps for Australia. In 2013 she led the Australian team for the first time, winning the Constellation Cup against New Zealand. In 2014 Geitz was named captain of the Australian netball team to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games who went on to defeat the New Zealand National Netball Team in the gold medal match, ending the countries 12 year gold medal drought.

Laura Geitz joins Spartan Sports’ great sports women: Danielle Harte in squash, Natalie Cook in beach volleyball and Holly Ferling in cricket.

“We’re delighted to further our involvement in women’s sport and netball at such a high level. Australian women’s netball continues to push the boundaries and gain wide audiences. It is a great sport to be aligned with.”

Laura Geitz said, “It’s wonderful to work with a brand like Spartan who really understand sport and the role that women have in sport. Netball is the biggest participation sport for women in Australia so I am thrilled to be able to encourage participation at all levels for all ages with a huge international brand such as Spartan.”

Today’s announcement took place at North Sydney Oval, where Laura was joined by Danielle Harte, Natalie Cook and a host of media and local school students.