[9], 2012 ANZ Championship winners (3rd Premiership), Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, "2011 Silver Ferns profile: Casey Williams", "Silver Fern captain and squads announced", "Kopua To Be Most Capped NZ Netball Captain in History", "Kopua Ruled Out With Patella Tendon Injury", "Former Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua announces the arrival of second child", "The Phil Taylor interview: Casey Williams", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Casey_Kopua&oldid=973278691, New Zealand international netball players, Commonwealth Games competitors for New Zealand, Commonwealth Games gold medallists for New Zealand, Netball players at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Netball players at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit, Netball players at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Games silver medallists for New Zealand, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 August 2020, at 10:17. Terry Kopua played for the WaiCoa-Bay Stallions in New Zealand Rugby League's national premiership and has been a stalwart of the Hamilton City Tigers club. The emotional trio of Noeline Taurua, Maria Folau, and Casey Kopua with their World Cup gold medals. Casey May Kopua ONZM (née Williams; born 19 June 1985) is a retired New Zealand international netball player and former captain of the New Zealand national netball team, the Silver Ferns, and the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic. Casey Kopua and husband Terry have announced the arrival of their second child. "William and I are doing good," Kopua wrote in an Instagram post. answering an SOS from coach Noeline Taurua in 2018 as she planned towards the World Cup. SKY Sport's Netball Zone catch-up with Magic captain Casey Kopua on her return to elite Netball. [6] In the fourth quarter of that match, Kopua suffered a suspected dislocated patella (knee injury). team of the year and the supreme award winner at the Halberg Awards in February, Taurua being crowned coach of the year for their World Cup win, Te Araroa deaths of a woman and her two children being treated as a suspected murder-suicide, NZ police select Skoda to supply new cop cars as Holden rolls into sunset, Weather: Plane hit by lightning, flooding in Waikato as storms roll across North Island, Covid-19: Eight new cases, Air NZ crew member returns after testing positive, From real estate agents to pet groomers: These are the jobs that New Zealanders can't or won't do, Multimillion-dollar slice of Kiwi paradise protected for all time, Linton soldier is the first New Zealander to be charged with espionage, Reserve Bank defends high house prices but warns of risk of 'sharp correction', Politics recap: Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr points to Government over house market, Man dies after solo 'kink' act goes wrong. William and Māia have strong genes should they chose to go down a sporting path. William Rangitakaia Murray Kopua is the second child for the World Cup winner and her husband Terry. [5], On 11 October 2014, Kopua became the most capped New Zealand netball captain in history, playing her 63rd test as captain of the team in the 3rd test of the Constellation Cup against Australia in Sydney's Allphones Arena.

Anna Harrison or Temalisi Fakahokotau loom as the frontrunners to take Kopua's spot in the team, with vice-captain Laura Langman the logical choice to become the skipper. Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua is pregnant. William Rangitakaia Murray Kopua is the second child for the World … Late last year, the former Silver Ferns defender revealed she was in the early stages of pregnancy, with William, during New Zealand's stunning 52-51 victory over Australia in the Netball World Cup final in Liverpool last July. retired after the 2019 World Cup victory. Casey Kopua’s life is about to go one of two ways. Kopua has been a member of the New Zealand national netball team since 2004, making her on-court debut in 2005 against Barbados. revealed she was in the early stages of pregnancy, with William, New Zealand's stunning 52-51 victory over Australia in the Netball World Cup final, Silver Fern great Casey Kopua pregnant during Netball World Cup, Netball World Cup: Katrina Rore bounces back from Silver Ferns axing to make Cup 12, Netball World Cup: Unwanted trio could end long Silver Fern absences, Katrina Rore determined to earn World Cup recall after shock axing from Silver Ferns, Laura Langman confirmed as Silver Ferns' Netball World Cup captain.

Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby said the team, and NNZ, extended their congratulations to the Kopuas. She also played in the New Zealand U21 netball team that won gold at the 2005 World Youth Netball Championships in Florida. Te Araroa deaths of a woman and her two children being treated as a suspected murder-suicide, NZ police select Skoda to supply new cop cars as Holden rolls into sunset, Weather: Plane hit by lightning, flooding in Waikato as storms roll across North Island, Covid-19: Eight new cases, Air NZ crew member returns after testing positive, From real estate agents to pet groomers: These are the jobs that New Zealanders can't or won't do, Multimillion-dollar slice of Kiwi paradise protected for all time, Linton soldier is the first New Zealander to be charged with espionage, Reserve Bank defends high house prices but warns of risk of 'sharp correction', Covid-19: Explaining China's claims of coronavirus on frozen foods, Politics recap: Reserve Bank governor Adrian Orr points to Government over house market. Silver Ferns great Casey Kopua has given birth to a baby boy on Friday morning. During the 2008 ANZ Championship season, she was named the Holden Captiva player of the championship, winning a new car. "It is an exciting time for Terry and I [and] we are looking forward to becoming parents for the first time and to start this next chapter in our lives," Kopua said. After a stunning win against Australia, Silver Ferns veteran Casey Kopua was sweaty and exhilarated but it was her daughter Maia who stole the show. On 21 May 2016, Kopua and her husband Terry announced the birth of their daughter. Casey May Kopua ONZM (née Williams; born 19 June 1985) is a retired New Zealand international netball player and former captain of the New Zealand national netball team, the Silver Ferns, and the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic. Kopua had already been granted extended leave by NNZ, which would have seen her miss next month's national trials in Auckland. READ MORE: * Silver Fern great Casey Kopua pregnant during Netball World Cup * Netball World Cup: Katrina Rore bounces back from Silver Ferns axing to make Cup 12 * Netball World Cup: Unwanted trio could end long Silver Fern absences * Katrina Rore determined to earn World Cup recall after shock axing from Silver Ferns * Laura Langman confirmed as Silver Ferns' Netball World Cup captain. Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua is pregnant. The Silver Ferns went on to be crowned team of the year and the supreme award winner at the Halberg Awards in February with Taurua being crowned coach of the year for their World Cup win that captured the hearts of the nation. Silver Ferns great Casey Kopua has given birth to a baby boy on Friday morning. Cheering on from the sideline will be Casey Kopua's netball lot for a while after announcing that she's pregnant. The 112-cap veteran defender, who began her international career back in 2005, retired after the 2019 World Cup victory. There had been speculation that the 30-year-old was poised to make an announcement of that sort, which was confirmed on … [8] The 2016 Silver Ferns squad will be announced on December 10 and should feature Kopua's longtime partner in the defensive circle Leana de Bruin. There had been speculation that the 30-year-old was poised to make an announcement of that sort, which was confirmed on Wednesday afternoon by Netball New Zealand (NNZ). A former Silver Ferns captain, Kopua stepped away from the international game in October 2015 but came out of retirement, following the birth of her daughter Māia, after answering an SOS from coach Noeline Taurua in 2018 as she planned towards the World Cup.

"We wish her and Terry all the best at this special time and look forward to her return," Southby said. Kopua made light of William's generous size when she described him as "weighing a slight 10 pound 4". In the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours, Kopua was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, alongside former Silver Ferns coach Ruth Aitken, for services to New Zealand netball. In July 2009, Kopua became the 23rd captain of the Silver Ferns, taking over from Seymour who retired from the game.[2][3]. During her career she has won gold medals at the 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 2009 World Netball Series, and silver medals at the 2007 and 2011 World Netball Championships.