Player allegedly punched on netball courts

A woman was allegedly assaulted during a game of mixed netball in Mount Isa on Monday night. 

The woman was allegedly punched in the head when a spat broke out between two other players. 

The North West Star has been told the woman was accidentally struck by a punch that was meant for her teammate.

The Mount Isa Netball Association did not say whether the player accused of the assault would be banned from the competition. 

They declined to comment further while they investigate the claims.