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Stats sheet: Constellation Cup

THE 2021 Constellation Cup is complete, with the New Zealand Silver Ferns running down a rebuilding Australian Diamonds squad for a 3-1 sweep of the series and bragging rights on the international stage. With that said, both nations had their moments and whilst New Zealand took out the title, did they win on the stats […]

2021 Constellation Cup: Team of the Series

FOUR huge test matches between Australia and New Zealand are done and dusted, with plenty of players putting their hands up for regular selection in the respective starting sevens following excellent form. GS: Maia Wilson (NZ) GA: Kiera Austin (AUS) WA: Liz Watson (AUS) C: Kate Moloney (AUS) WD: Sam Winders (NZ) GD: Jane Watson […]

2021 Constellation Cup: Young guns

THE Constellation Cup between Australia and New Zealand saw a number of fresh faces join the fold while a couple of familiar names reacquainted themselves with the squad and impressed across the four matches. This series will look at the young guns that got a chance to ply their trade for their respective nations and […]

2021 Constellation Cup: Five things we learned

THE first international test matches between Australia and New Zealand are well and truly done and dusted, with the New Zealand Silver Ferns dominating the 2021 Constellation Cup and winning 3-1 to take home the trophy for the first time since 2012. With all four matches complete and plenty of talking points, Draft Central is […]

New Zealand clinch Constellation Cup title

IT was a history making performance by New Zealand, as the Ferns won their first Constellation Cup trophy in seven years thanks to a narrow two goal win over Australia (45-43) to sweep the series 3-1. Overcoming a half time deficit, the Ferns worked their way back into the contest against the Diamonds, ultimately overpowering […]

Ferns rally in final term to steal six-goal win over Diamonds

A FAST-starting Diamonds side simply could not hold on against New Zealand as the home nation powered to a six-goal win (55-49). The Ferns seemed to have all the answers in the dying minutes of the game, using their speed and tenacity to keep Australia at bay despite their best efforts. It did not take […]

2021 Constellation Cup: Game 3 – Head to head

WITH the return of international netball, New Zealand is set to play host to Australia in Game 3 of the Constellation Cup as the Ferns look to seal the series and claim the silverware. There are plenty of scintillating match-ups across the court with the next duo to go under the microscope the highly versatile […]

2021 Constellation Cup: Australia hit back with a resounding nine goal win over the Ferns

THE Diamonds flipped the script in Game 2 of the Constellation Cup comfortably downing New Zealand by nine goals (45-36). The Ferns are yet to win two consecutive games on home soil in a Constellation Cup series a feat the Diamonds will once again be glad they stopped. With a new look shooting line-up and […]

Constellation Cup: Game 2 – Head to head

WITH the return of international netball, New Zealand is set to play host to Australia in Game 2 of the Constellation Cup as the Ferns look to collect their second win. There are plenty of scintillating match-ups across the court but it is hard to go past two experienced campaigners in Courtney Bruce and Maia […]

2021 Constellation Cup: Game 1 – Ferns kick series off with a win

THE Silver Ferns got their Constellation Cup campaign off to a strong start clinching a four-goal victory against the Diamonds in Game 1 of the series (49-44). It was the first time Australia had played an international game since October 2019, with the signs somewhat obvious as the connections struggled to fire, while three debutants […]

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