Bianca Chatfield is a Victorian Netballer and one of Australia’s best having represented both her state and country throughout her career. Growing up on the Mornington Peninsula Bianca started playing Netball as an 11 year old and made her Australian Diamonds debut at the young age of 18 in 2001.
Her position was GD, WD and GK throughout her career as a representative for the Australian and Victoria teams as well as playing for the Melbourne Phoenix and the Melbourne Vixens. She was a member of the successful Melbourne Phoenix premiership teams in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2005 as well as the Melbourne Vixens who she was appointed the vice-captain in 2008, and became co-captain in 2009.
In 2011, after missing the Commonwealth Games, she was selected as a co captain of the Australian Diamonds which Australian went on to win the Bronze medal. She became an integrate part of the diamonds and starting lineup over several years. She won the most valuable player award in 2011.
In 2014 Chatfield captained the Melbourne Vixens to claim their second ANZ title with a victory over the Queensland Firebirds. Later that year she was named vice captain of the Australian team to complete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games who win on to win gold in their final against New Zealand. Shortly after she went on to announce her retirement.
In 2016, she was appointed as a recruitment consultant for the new Collingwood Magpies Netball team.
Bianca was the youngest ever player to represent Australian and also to play 100 games in the Commonwealth Bank National Netball competition. Bianca is a valued member of the ASC team, and a great contributor to young netballers development in Australia.
Over the years Bianca has been one our Australian Sports Camps heroes helping to young netballers develop their game in Australia.