| Place Of Birth || Bethlehem, South Africa |
| Residence || Auckland, New Zealand |
| Occupation || Student |
| Playing Position || Goal Defence and Goal Keeper |
| International Debut || 2003 (Silver Ferns UK Tour) |
| Number Internationals || 10 (New Zealand), 34 (South Africa) |
| Club || Force |
| Influential Person || Her mum and dad |
| Idol || Elize Katgze (South African Goal Keeper, 1995 World Champs) |
| Commonwealth |
| has not competed |
| Other || Leana had already notched up 34 Test Caps for South Africa when she followed fellow South African Irene van Dyk to New Zealand.|
Her height, agility and keen eye make her a respected defender.
She originally settled in Wellington where she fought her way into the Silver Ferns, and she was a key part of the team that took the World Championship title in 2003.
She says a highlight of her netball career was being a member of the World 7 Team in 2001.
Leana says a typical training week for her involves cardio training twice a week, speed and netball related training twice a week, and weights and pilates up to three times a week.