Alyce Collett

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Defending champs back in NSL decider

REIGNING Netball Super League (NSL) champions, Loughborough Lightning are still in the running to go back-to-back after defeating the London Pulse 59-47 to progress through to this year’s decider. The match was a lot closer in its opening stages than the final score would suggest, but the Lightning blew the game open in the third […]

Manchester Thunders back into NSL decider after classy win

MANCHESTER Thunder are back in the Netball Super League Grand Final after a 63-54 win over first-time finalists, Severn Stars. Ultimately the gulf in experience and class was the difference, with the Thunder proving why they have been one of the top teams for so long. The Thunder got the better of the starts to […]

PREVIEW | 2024 NSL Semi-Finals

TODAY is a big day in British netball with the two Netball Super League semi-finals taking place later today. It is a do-or-die day for the last four teams left in the competition – Manchester Thunder, Loughborough Lightning, London Pulse and Severn Stars. Win today, and they are still in the running to win the […]

Games of the Weekend | June 21 – 24

IT might be finals time in the UK, but in Australia and New Zealand there is still plenty of the season to go. ANZ PREMIERSHIP MATCH OF THE ROUND Northern Mystics vs. WBOP Magic Monday at 7:30pmThe Trusts Arena, Auckland With a peculiar ladder mirroring-esque situation going on over the weekend, the match of the round […]

Margins surprise more than winners in Round 17 of VNL

ALTHOUGH the winners in last night’s VNL action may not surprise many, the margins by which they did win may certainly intrigue. Bendigo picked up the sixth win of its debut campaign after defeating Casey. Initially though it was the Dees who held the advantage, taking a small lead into quarter time. But that all […]

PREVIEW | 2024 VNL: Round 17

THERE are a number of enticing fixtures tonight in the VNL, and some of which could have a very big baring on the season. We preview Round 17 with a focus on our featured match between Geelong Cougars and City West Faclons. MATCH OF THE ROUND Geelong Cougars vs. City West Falcons LAST TIME THEY […]

Emotion aplenty in final chapter of NSL regular season

IT was an emotion charged final round of the 2024 Netball Super League season as some teams saw the end of their time in the league, some saw just their season finish while others warmed up for next weekend’s semi finals. Londoners cannot be split It was an enthralling all London clash between the Mavericks […]

Games of the Weekend | June 14 – 17

THIS weekend sees an emotional final round in the UK, while in the southern hemisphere things are really starting to heat up into the back end of the seasons. ANZ PREMIERSHIP MATCH OF THE ROUND Mainland Tactix vs. Central Pulse  Sunday at 4pmWolfbrook Arena, Christchurch This weekend’s middle game in New Zealand should be an […]

Surprises aplenty in VNL results

THERE were plenty of surprises among the VNL results last night, which makes things very interesting in the context of the season. The City West Falcons have maintained their stranglehold on top of the ladder after a solid win over the Bendigo Strikers. However the margin was not always that big, with the teams locked […]

PREVIEW | 2024 VNL: Round 16

THERE are only six weeks left of the VNL home-and-away season, so to celebrate the milestone it is time to take a look at the lay of the land, and what may be in store for the teams as Round 16 gets underway tonight. VNL Ladder after Round 15 Rank Team P W L D […]

Ervin’s enormous career just continuing to grow

IT has been a big few years for one of Australia’s newest Diamonds Ash Ervin. She may not have been in the Suncorp Super Netball competition for long, but has quickly made an impact on the Sunshine Coast Lightning and the wider competition. Although these days she is a well respected defender, she has not […]

Penultimate NSL round delivers the goods

THE penultimate round of the Netball Super League season answered the last set of questions about the season and how it will end. Pulse weather Lightning storm in all-London clash London Pulse picked up a crucial win over Loughborough Lightning ahead of finals, and also stopped the Lightning being able to take the minor premiership. […]

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