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.
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.
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