Get to know your Diamonds: Gabi Simpson

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Gabi Simpson is a new addition to our Constellation Cup squad, although she isn’t a stranger to the Diamonds,  a member of the extended squad since 2014. This agile midcourter was a member of the Queensland Firebirds’ Championship team in 2015.

DOB: 17/10/1992
Height: 176cm
Positions: WD, GD, C

Five minutes with Gabi Simpson

Do you have any pets? A Red fighter fish named Sushi

Favourite TV show? Right now: Biggest Loser makes me cry week in week out. Top 3: Greys Anatomy, Scandal, Gossip Girl

Do you have any lucky charms or superstitions? Yellow ribbon

Favourite pizza topping? Crust Pesto Chicken, yummo

Favourite pre-game meal? Big bowl of pasta the night before. Poached eggs and avocado on toast on the morning.gabi

What do you like to do outside of netball? Going out for breakfast, doing absolutely nothing at the beach and walking in beautiful places.

What is your guilty pleasure? Raspberry and white chocolate muffins

Most played song on your playlist? At the moment I’m loving Maklemore Growing Up and Downtown.

Green juices or cake? I’d drink the juice while eating the cake.

Who would play you in a movie? Sarah Jessica Parker (for the crazy hair factor)

Toughest life lesson? Accepting that some things in life are out of your control

Advice for young netballers? Nothing is ever as hard as your mind tells you it is.

Finish this sentence

The item I can’t go on tour without is… Laptop

Books next to my bed… Crossword puzzles

With my last ten dollars I’d… Grab a coffee, a muffin and hope I can find free parking at uni.

My biggest inspiration is… My teammates and my parents

My favourite coloured ASICS are… baby blue

Follow Gabi Simpson on Instagram: @gabsimpson and Twitter @gabs_simo. Read her full biography and netball achievements here.