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Harrison hoist

Harrison hoist

On 20 May 2012, during an ANZ Championship match between the Northern Mystics and the Melbourne Vixens, Mystics player Anna Harrison is lifted by teammate Jessica Moulds to block the shot of Vixens goal shoot Karyn Howarth. A sports journalist dubbed the controversial move the 'Harrison hoist'.

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Suzanne McFadden, 'Netball - A leading sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39208/harrison-hoist (accessed 21 November 2019)

Story by Suzanne McFadden, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Aug 2015