One of our greatest defenders - former Silver Fern Casey Kopua has revealed to Te Āo Māori News that she was pregnant when her and the rest of the Silver Ferns took home gold at the Netball World Cup.
Casey shared the news that she is 14 weeks pregnant.
"It happened very quickly but I'm very excited about it," says Kopua.
She currently has a 3-year-old daughter named Maia who shot to internet fame after licking her mum's sweat in a post-match interview.
Casey made her debut for the Silver Ferns back in 2005 and helped the team win two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games both in 2006 and 2010.