Clare Balding presents a star-studded Sport Relief netball match as team captains Jennifer Saunders and Oti Mabuse take to the court in a special as part of the Netball World Cup final weekend.
Clare Balding presents a star-studded Sport Relief netball match as team captains Jennifer Saunders and Oti Mabuse take to the court in a one-hour special as part of the Netball World Cup final weekend.
The netball newbies are ditching their usual daytime attire and pulling on netball bibs to help raise money and change lives in the UK and internationally. The intrepid squad’s journey is all revealed, from the very first training session through to the nail-biting final in front of a capacity crowd at the M&S Bank Arena.
Huge netball fan and comedy legend Jennifer Saunders hopes to carry out a childhood dream of lifting a sporting trophy, but she faces tough competition from Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse, who grew up playing netball in South Africa, and Oti is hoping her years of dance training pay off as she hotfoots it around the court.
Eager to make their captains proud are team players Love Island star Montana Brown, ex-heptathlete and former Olympic champion Denise Lewis, actresses and comedians Sarah Hadland and Sally Phillips, commentator and ex-England footballer Sue Smith, presenter and comedian Ellie Taylor, Capital FM Breakfast presenter Vick Hope, comedian Luisa Omielan, BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, ex-rower and former Olympic champion Dame Katherine Grainger, Blue Peter presenter Lindsey Russell, taekwondo athlete and Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones and ex-sprinter and former Olympian medallist Katherine Merry.
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