Kate Moloney plays for the Australian Diamonds. She is the longstanding Captain of the Melbourne Vixens and a two-time winner of the Sharelle McMahon Medal. Kate is widely acknowledged as one of the most consistent performers in Super Netball.
Kate Moloney is Diamond #174.
A born leader, Kate Moloney led her Melbourne Vixens side to a long-awaited premiership in 2020. Holding the Super Netball trophy aloft, rewarded one of the League’s best Generals with netball’s ultimate domestic prize.
Handed the Melbourne Vixens’ captaincy in 2017 as a 24-year-old, Coach Simone McKinnis knew her midcourt charge could match it with the more experienced leaders in Super Netball. And Kate Moloney has consistently delivered for her coach as one of the standout performers in the League over consecutive seasons.
With a stacked Vixens outfit in their 2020 premiership-winning season, Kate Moloney finished the year as the teams’ best, receiving the Sharelle McMahon Medal. The then 28-year-old who finished runner-up in 2018 and 2019 for Vixens MVP, was ten points clear of the next best. Moloney doubled-down in 2021 with a second consecutive best and fairest.
2022 has been yet another success for Kate as she continued her outstanding role as co-captain for the Melbourne Vixens. Playing a vital role in being awarded the runners up in the Suncorp Super Netball Grand final.
She was then selected for the 2022 Diamonds Commonwealth Games Netball team playing a pivotal role in the Diamonds winning the gold medal in what is the pinnacle of world netball. A memorable gold medal moment being Australia’s 1000th Commonwealth Games gold medal in History.
Kate Moloney enjoys an incredibly strong profile in the Victorian market as the primary media and fan-facing representative of the Vixens franchise. She is a fan-favourite and generous with her time in mentoring young athletes through Victoria’s pathway.
Kate Moloney is studying for her Masters of Business at Deakin University. She is a passionate fan of the Richmond Tigers and lists water skiing and travelling as two of her key interests.