Kim Ravaillion is widely acknowledged as the fittest player in world netball. It was 2013 when Ravaillion first earned selection for the Australian Netball Diamonds, playing against the England National team. Astoundingly, she made her Diamonds debut before recording a single cap for the Queensland Firebirds. Ravaillion’s recruitment to the Firebirds coincided with the teams’ return to Finals action. She played in all 15 matches in her inaugural season, and over the ensuing four years, made four grand final appearances for two Championship wins.
Ravaillion made her Commonwealth Games debut in Glasgow. A starting berth in a hotly contested final against arch-rivals the New Zealand Silver Ferns delivered Ravaillion and her Diamonds teammates a gold medal – the team’s first at the Games’ since 2002. Ravaillion bagged more silverware at international level in 2015 when the Diamonds successfully defended their World Cup title in Sydney.
The agile midcourter had a brilliant campaign as the Diamonds first choice centre. Ravaillion was announced as a marquee signing for the Collingwood Magpies back in 2017 with the launch of the Suncorp Super Netball league. She signed a two-year extension at the end of 2018 to remain with the Melbourne-based franchise. In September, Ravaillion and her partner, Collingwood footballer Adam Treloar announced they are expecting a child together which will temporarily sideline Kim for the 2020 season.</p.