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Silver Ferns finalists for Moment of the Year

The Silver Ferns Netball World Cup victory has been announced as a finalist for Sporting Moment of the Year - the only publicly decided category at the 57th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards.

The sporting moment award gives the New Zealand public the opportunity to choose the nation’s most exciting, remarkable, or compelling sporting moment, game or series in 2019.

Finalists were selected by a panel of media representatives who compiled the list of great sporting moments from 2019 for public vote.

Fans can vote for their choice once a day by text message or online at, with voting open until 9pm Thursday 13 February.


Online at, or

Text ‘SM3’ to 556 to vote for the Silver Ferns (standard txt charges apply).

Everyone who votes for the Sporting Moment by 30 January 2020 goes in the draw for a trip for two, including flights and accommodation, to the 57th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards at Spark Arena, Auckland on Thursday 13 February 2020. 

The New Zealand’s Favourite Sporting Moment winner will be announced at the 57th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards ceremony, live Sky Sport and Prime.

New Zealand’s Favourite Sporting Moment of the Year finalists:

1. Silver Ferns winning Netball World Cup

2. Zoi Sadowski-Synnott wins New Zealand’s first ever snowboard FIS World Championships gold medal

3. Lisa Adams breaks world record to win shot put gold at World Para Athletics Championships

4. Martin Guptill throw to run out M.S Dhoni to get New Zealand into the Cricket World Cup final

5. The BLACKCAPS Super Over against England in the Cricket World Cup final

6. Women’s Eight winning gold at the World Rowing Championships

7. Israel Adesanya winning UFC Middleweight title

8. Scott McLaughlin winning Bathurst

9. Alice Robinson winning World Cup season opening giant slalom race

10. TJ Perenara try against Namibia in Rugby World Cup