• Debut Match
    Singapore, SGL, 15 June, 1983
  • Cap Number
  • Place of Birth
    South Australia
  • Team Years
    1983; 1985-1986; 1988

An accurate goal shooter, Dianne Eckert (nee Murphy) was a member of Australia’s triumphant 1983 Netball World Cup team.

The South Australian was first chosen in the national squad in 1982 and remained part of the set-up for the next six years. 

Eckert represented South Australia for a number of years, her accuracy being one of her key strengths.

Eckert has enjoyed a long association with Garville Netball Club, one of South Australia’s most successful teams, for a number of years as firstly a player and then as a coach with its senior and junior sides. 

The club has named one of its annual awards after her for the Most Improved Player. 

1989 The Advertiser Netballer of the Year