BLK takes a shine to netball's Diamonds

BLK and Netball Australia have inked a deal which will see the sporting apparel brand dress the Australian Diamonds.

Gold Coast-based BLK will supply the world champs with high performance on and off court apparel for the next four years.

With Sydney set to host the 2015 Netball World Cup in August, BLK Chief Marketing Officer Jason Sintome said the timing was right for the brand to increase its netball portfolio and further invest in the code nationally.

BLK presently enjoys partnerships with Netball Tasmania and Netball Victoria while also supplying apparel to hundreds of school and grass roots teams around the country.

As the official kit supplier for all Netball Australia, BLK will dress all national teams, from the 17/U age group through to the Australian Diamonds, plus offer a ranges of supporter wear.

Netball Australia's Head of Commercial Matthew Roberts says the deal will include 2018 Commonwealth Games.

"It's a fantastic endorsement to have a company of BLK's reputation and stature associated with netball," Roberts said.

"Netball Australia is thrilled to be partnering with BLK to not only develop the next generation of apparel for the Diamonds, but also build the netball retail footprint with an exciting range of Diamonds leisurewear for our fans."

BLK has partnerships with Netball Tasmania and Netball Victoria while also supplying apparel to hundreds of school and grass roots teams around the country.

As the official kit supplier for all Netball Australia, BLK will dress all national teams, from the 17/U age group through to the Australian Diamonds.

• Netball Australia is into the second year of its current three-year footwear deal with ASICS as the official footwear supplier to the Australian Diamonds, Australia's 21/U squad and Australia's elite umpires through to the end of 2016.

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