Netball Tasmania firmly negotiated a better deal to wrestle back greater control of its shared ANL program with Collingwood Magpies.
The arrangement expired last month after three years that had even produced an historic 2018 grand final win.
While Netball Tasmania never seriously threatened to walk away and go on its own, the return of Hobart-based coach Jon Fletcher, who was in charge in the side's inaugural season, was the first win after two years of head coaches operating out of the Collingwood headquarters.
Netball Tasmania boss Aaron Pidgeon played down the rolling one-year contract.
"The way we will operate will largely be the same. We will be taking on a bit more program management and more administrative responsibility for the ANL program in 2020," Pidgeon said.
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"It's good for us and good to take some of the work off the plate at Collingwood too."
Both coach and assistant coach - Claire Dennis - will be based out of Tasmania, but Fletcher will frequently fly to Melbourne for the Collingwood training partners.
"We are going to have the team together a bit more in the preseason this year than we have," Pidgeon said.
"They had a really limited time together last year so we will have a couple of camp-like formats where the Victorians fly here and/or vice versa.
"The SSN coaching staff will be taking the Victorian training partners, but Jon will go over to make sure he has plenty of contact time with the players to prove themselves in front of him."
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