A Dunedin man has been warned for threatening
high-profile netball coach Norma Plummer.
Last month it was revealed police were investigating a threat
made by a New Zealand fan against the West Coast Fever head
coach on her personal website.
Police were told of the threat via their Australian
Yesterday, a Southern District Police spokeswoman confirmed
inquiries were completed and the "matter has been resolved".
A 49-year-old Dunedin man was formally warned in relation to
the incident, she said.
The threat prompted extra security for Plummer when she
travelled with her team to Dunedin for the ANZ Championship
game against the Southern Steel on March 22.
"The safety of the team and its support staff is Netball
Western Australia's highest priority," the franchise said in
a statement following the game.
A West Coast Fever spokesman said they had further comment to
make about the incident and were satisfied with the
cooperation and actions taken by the Dunedin police.
"We'd like to take this opportunity to thank Dunedin Police
and Australian Federal Police for their assistance in this
- The Steel won the match 66-65.