Robinson joins Geitz in netball retirement

Madi Robinson is Australia's second high-profile retiree from international netball in as many days. (AAP)

Madi Robinson has joined Laura Geitz in announcing her international netball retirement after an eight-year career with the Diamonds.

A second Diamonds stalwart has announced her international retirement in the space of two days, with Madi Robinson calling time on her career in green and gold.

Midcourt star Robinson made 61 appearances for Australia across eight years is the only player to have won the Liz Ellis medal twice.

Following Laura Geitz's decision to step away from international netball, it suggests a new era is beckoning for the Diamonds ahead of next year's World Cup in England.

"I am so proud and honoured to have played netball for my country, but the time is right for me now to sign off as the Australian Diamond #152 and close that chapter of my life," Robinson said.

"I have cherished every moment and opportunity that I've had to wear the green and gold with my sisters in arms."

Robinson, 30, was part of the team that gold at the Commonwealth Games in 2014 but missed the following World Cup due to a knee injury.

She made her international comeback the following year and also earned a call-up for Gold Coast 2018 after a six-month absence from the Diamonds.

Robinson said she felt the time was right to retire and would focus on her Super Netball commitments as Collingwood captain.

Source AAP

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