Former South African Captain Irene van Dyk chose to make New Zealand her home in 2000 and became a New Zealand citizen in 2005.

Irene was always a favourite with Kiwi crowds each time she played. Recognised as the best goal shooter in the world, she consistently attained over 90% in every game. Irene is the most capped international player of all time.

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Irene's Games History

  • Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

    • Netball (Netball - Women) New Zealand v Cook Island: 87-24 New Zealand v England: 47-41 South Africa v New Zealand: 70-29 New Zealand v Barbados: 97-22 3rd and 4th: Final: 66-64 1st Pool A v 2nd Pool B: 1st Pool B v 2nd Pool A: 59-43 PNG v New Zealand: 102 - 21 South Africa v England: Jamaica v Malawi: Australia v India: Cook Island v Barbados: Malawi v India: Samoa v Trinidad: PNG v South Africa: Trinidad v India: Australia v Jamaica: Barbados v PNG: Samoa v Jamaica: Malawi v Australia: England v Cook Island: Barbados v South Africa: Trinidad v Malawi: Cook Island v PNG: India v Samoa: England v PNG: Jamaica v India: Malawi v Samoa: South Africa v Cook Island: Australia v Trinidad: Samoa v Australia: England v Barbados: Jamaica v Trinidad: 3rd Pool B v 3rd Pool A: 4th Pool B v 4th Pool A: 5th Pool B v 5th Pool A: 6th Pool B v 6th Pool A: 1
  • Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006

    • Netball (Netball - Women) Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs SVG: 98-31 Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs FIJ: 80-26 Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs RSA: 74-37 Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs ENG: 55-40 Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs MAW: 67-39 1st Pool A vs 2nd Pool B: 61-41 Gold Medal Match: 60-55 1
  • Commonwealth Games Manchester 2002