|1 When did you first see netball being played?|
Jean started playing Netball at a very young age and she used to be in Track and Field before choosing Netball. Jean started representing Singapore in 1999. She is also part of the 6th Asian Netball Championship winning team and has representated Singapore at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games too.
Name: Jean Ng
Date of Birth: 21.03.78
Playing Position: Goal Defence, Goal Keeper
International Cap: 46
Singapore Canada Test Series, Canada (2006)
XVIII Commonwealth Games, Melbourne (2006)
6th Asian Netball Championships, Singapore (2005)
Singapore Papua New Guinea Test Series, PNG (2005)
Singapore Malaysia Test Series, Malaysia (2000 - 2002)
5th Asian Netball Championship, Sri Lanka (2001)
S.E.A Games, Malaysia (2001)
World Netball Championship, Christchurch (1999)
14 Do you get nervous when playing the top teams?
Sometimes but not always. Prefer to focus more on how well the team plays and my personal performance. Once you start playing, any nervousness fades away. I'd probably get more nervous playing games that really matter. eg: Asian Champs finals.
15 Have you ever had any major injuries?
Tore my ACL 2 years ago, 6 months before the Asian Champs (which was to be held in Feb 05 but got postponed because of the Tsunami). Was a very challenging period in my sporting life
Many Thanks to Jane Sng and Jean Ng for making this interview possible.
All photos Courtesy of Netball Singapore