Resurgent Chelsea Pitman making Australia’s netball loss England’s gain

The 29-year-old tells Barry Glendenning how leaving Australia and a failing marriage to a rugby league star have been the making of her, as she prepares for the Commonwealth Games

Last summer, Chelsea Pitman posted a message on Instagram announcing some of the life lessons she had learned in 2017. It was raw, searingly honest and heartfelt, apparently confirming rumours the Australian‑born England netball international had walked away from her marriage to her fellow professional athlete Kevin Locke. A rugby league international from New Zealand who had a short spell at the Super League side Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Locke has had depression and alcohol problems that ...