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Why Helen Housby Goes Ballistic

Today sees the England Roses take on the Aussie Diamonds in Adelaide in the second test down under. England and Australia are joined by New Zealand and South Africa in the aptly named SANZEA competition. England will be looking to build on their performance following a 65-39 defeat to the Silver Ferns at the weekend. There was an interesting show of footwear on display with England goal attack Helen Housby leading the way by wearing the brand new ASICS Gel-Netburner Ballistic – exclusive to Netball UK. The snazzy new blue colour, or to give it it’s official name blue jewel & white cockatoo, has been hugely popular since its release in July. Outselling other colour options, the Ballistic Blue is now starting to rival the best-selling netball shoe ever the ASICS Gel-Professional 12. So what is making the Ballistic so popular? Firstly, I’d say the lightness of the netball shoe, it’s snug-fitting low profile makes you think you are wearing slippers. Secondly, the wet-grip gives probably the best traction available in a netball shoe. Once the netball trainer is ‘warmed up’ it gives you excellent grip on all netball surfaces. Finally, the Ballistic still retains a high amount of GEL for ultimate cushioning. So combining lightness with comfort and protection. All in all, this is a netball shoe where you can look good and play hard! We highly recommend at Netball UK, give them a go, we would love your feedback. Click here to view now… I will talk more about all footwear on show while the quad series is in full flow, hopefully it may help you choose which is the best netball trainer for you. You can watch Australia v England from 11am on Sky Sports Mix.  

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