Abel Sports is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of premium sporting equipment.
The new strategic partnership will see Abel Sports host an online shop through the Netball Victoria website, where Associations, Leagues and Clubs will be able to purchase all their netball equipment needs.
“We are delighted to be working with Abel Sports on this new service for members,” said Netball Victoria CEO Rosie King of the company which produces Australian made and exceptional quality products.
“The new arrangements will allow members access to the very best approved Netball Victoria products at competitive prices.”
Abel Sports will also contribute $5,000 pa to an Equipment Fund from 2017 onwards which will be used to purchase equipment to improve facilities for Netball Victoria Associations, Leagues and Clubs. Netball Victoria Clubs, Leagues and Associations will be given the opportunity to apply to access this Fund.
Abel Sports General Manager Peter Mercer said they were thrilled to be partnering with Netball Victoria.
“With the growth of the sport, Abel was looking to provide its members with a wide range of equipment that could be purchased online and with a supply chain solution that took the worry out of distribution and freight.
“Delivering quality products with great service support is what Abel is all about.”
Netball Victoria’s new partnership is in line with the organisation’s five-year strategic plan of an improving facilities, so that the necessary infrastructure exists for netball to grow.