While Tasmania's talent pool for netball is yearning for a national pathway, there's work to be done to ensure that pathway comes in the form of a Super Netball team.
While Tasmania currently has a partnership with SSN and Australian Netball League club the Magpies, the state hasn't had its own side since former ANL club the Spirit which was dissolved in 2015.
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Former Spirit captain, and co-coach of the Cavaliers Dannie Carstens said the sport of netball had only grown in the state since the Spirit's departure, making for a good time to seek an SSN team.
"It's pretty exciting for Tasmania to be putting a bid into that and getting a true pathway for athletes who probably haven't had that in recent years," Carstens said.
"It's exactly what you want as a young netballer - not having to relocate to really push and pursue a sporting ambition is what you dream of.
"As they do with any SSN team, there's going to be players from all over that are going to be coming and starting that side up.
"Knowing ... you could be training alongside that high performance environment in getting exposure to those top athletes ... it's a great opportunity for Tasmanians to get their foot in the door with that league."
One area that would bolster Netball Tasmania's case for a team is improving infrastructure, according to Carstens.
"The sport's absolutely crying out for infrastructure," she said.
The sport's absolutely crying out for infrastructureDannie Carstens
"In the Northern part of the state we're essentially relying on the Silverdome as a primary facility to house a number of different codes.
"They'd have to be really push towards getting those facilities up to scratch to make sure it meets those national standards."
Northern Hawks captain Danni Pickett, who's played for Collingwood in the ANL, agreed.
"I think we've had to share facilities forever for netball just being at the Silverdome - there's so many other sports that book that out and we've had some really challenging issues in the past with that including finals," she said.
Pickett added that the recent possibility of a $99 million indoor facility at UTAS Stadium, that included capacity for a 5000-seat court, could help the case for a team.
"That would be just another step in the right direction to host Super Netball games," she said.
"With the license, there's a lot that needs to be ticked off and that's potentially going to be one of them."