Alyce Collett

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2023 NSL | Semi-Finals preview: Four teams to become two

THIS is it. Four teams left, four matches left. One champion to be determined. It is finals time in the Netball Super League and by the time this weekend is up, we will have our 2023 champion. It all begins tonight with two semi-finals, before a Grand Final and a third place playoff on Sunday. […]

2023 SSN | Round 13 preview: Finalists decided, but order is not

THE penultimate weekend in the Suncorp Super Netball regular season is upon us, and in the midst of much of the country enjoying a long weekend, this round is nice and spread out. The top four may also already be set, but the order of that finals crop is still to be determined, meaning the […]

2023 ANZ Premiership Team of the Season

AFTER 47 matches, two finals and a whole lot of entertainment, the 2023 ANZ Premiership season has come to a close, and to celebrate it is now time to reveal the Rookie Me Central Team of the Season. Last week’s list of 18 contenders has been whittled down to a squad of 10, with almost […]

SSN After the Fact: Eleanor Cardwell

WELCOME to After the Fact, a new series here at Rookie Me Central, chatting to key figures in the Suncorp Super Netball post match and get their thoughts on the match that just transpired and the bigger issues in the game. Today’s chat, in the second of two this week, is with star Adelaide shooter […]

SSN After the Fact: Nicole Richardson

WELCOME to After the Fact, a new series at Rookie Me Central, chatting to key figures in the Suncorp Super Netball post match and get their thoughts on the match that just transpired and the bigger issues in the game. Today’s chat, the first of two this week, is with Collingwood coach Nicole Richardson, who […]

2023 VNL | Round 12 preview: So many potential connotations

AS we race towards the two-thirds mark of the 2023 Victorian Netball League season, things are starting to tighten up in the race to the end. There is only 1.29 per cent currently separating fourth place and fifth place, and a further single per cent between fifth and sixth, meaning there really is still so […]

New Zealand reveals World Cup squad

NEW Zealand has become the third country this week to reveal its squad for the upcoming World Cup. Once again lead by skipper Ameliaranne Ekenasio, there is certainly a mix of youth and experience among the squad. Alongside Ekenasio, five of her 2019 World Cup winning team mates are back to win the title again […]

Jamaican World Cup squad revealed

IN the continuation of a big week of World Cup squad reveals, Jamaica is the next country to reveal their squad that is heading to Cape Town next month. Like South Africa, the Jamaicans have revealed their squad of 15, but have not distinguished who the three travelling reserves are. There is a lot of […]

Entertaining season ends with one final chaotic round

IT may have been the final round of the regular season of the 2023 Netball Super League season, but there was still some surprises yet to come, even down to the final game. Arguably the biggest upset of the season, let alone the round, came in the final game of the season with the Saracens […]

Thistles announce 2023 World Cup Squad

SCOTLAND is the latest country to announce its squad for the 2023 World Cup, with Thistles’ coach Tamsin Greenway revealing her squad of 12 and three reserves overnight Australian time. Lead by Strathclyde Sirens duo Claire Maxwell and Emily Nicholl as Captain and Vice-Captain respectively, unsurprisingly most of the squad are either members’ of the […]

Big sister beats little sister in battle for Sydney

THE NSW Swifts have gone to the top of the Suncorp Super Netball table with a 68 goal to 63 win over crosstown rivals the GIANTS. In an affair that was bruising at times, the Swifts were pushed hard by the GIANTS but held strong. After a few jitters from both sides early in the […]

Mystical dominance sees minor premiers take title

THE Northern Mystics are the queens of New Zealand, after they defeated the Northern Stars 74-56 to win the 2023 ANZ Premiership title. It was a farewell match to remember for Mystics’ captain Sulu Fitzpatrick, with her team dominating much of the game to easily take home the title. The Mystics stamped their authority on […]

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