7 Oct 2011

Milestone for netball greats as Ferns beat England

10:19 am on 7 October 2011

Two netball greats celebrated two very special milestones at Thursday night's test in Invercargill between New Zealand and England.

Goal shoot Irene van Dyk played her 200th test and the match was last home game for coach Ruth Aitken, who received a standing ovation.

Irene van Dyk, who shot 20 from 21, said the got quite emotional during the game.

The Silver Ferns wrapped up the two-test series with with a 53-32 win over England.