Liz Ellis (Sydney Swifts), Sharelle McMahon (Melbourne Phoenix), Laura von Bertouch (Adelaide Thunderbirds) and Chelsey Nash (Melbourne Kestrels) will visit Bethlehem College, a participating 1Seven school that also has a group of students cheering the teams on at the Grand Final.
In a weekend of celebration, the championship will be all the sweeter for the winning team, taking the honours in the final ever Commonwealth Bank Trophy.
The two fierce Victorian rivals, minor premiers Phoenix clash with Kestrels in the first semi-final on August 17 from 6.30pm. Reigning premiers, the Sydney TAB Swifts contest the second semi against Medibank Adelaide Thunderbirds from 8.30pm.
The 2007 Championship title will be decided from 1.00pm at ACER Arena on Sunday, August 19 and televised LIVE on ABC TV nationally.
Australian Idol, Damien Leith headlines the Grand Final pre-match entertainment and a legends parade will pay tribute to the 11 outstanding seasons of dynamic netball in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy.
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