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Fall from Grace – Mystics continue slide as Stars shine

IF the past three matches have proven anything for the Northern Mystics, it is the importance of Grace Nweke to their lineup. The teenage shooter has been unable to take to the court since sustaining an ankle injury a couple of weeks back, and the Mystics have sunk to three consecutive losses the most recent […]

Pulse still alive for top with Stars win

IT might be feint, but Central Pulse is still a chance for top spot in the ANZ Premiership, having accounted for Southern Steel last night. The Pulse and Northern Stars have been neck-and-neck all season, but the now second placed side took a leap forward towards not only finishing second, but potentially grabbing top spot […]

Tactix upset Mystics, keep finals hopes alive

FIFTH placed Mainland Tactix have taken down the top of the table Northern Mystics to keep their faint ANZ Premiership finals alive thanks to a five-goal win last night. The result was the second time in as many weeks that the seemingly settled Mystics went down to a bottom two sides, further illustrating the massive […]

ANZ Premiership Round 11 preview: Finals race heats up

FOUR of the six teams will again do battle twice as Round 11 of the ANZ Premiership takes place over three days. The Northern Mystics, Mainland Tactix, Southern Steel and Central Pulse will all play twice, whilst Northern Stars and Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic will just play one each on Sunday. The race towards […]

Steel break deadlock with late flurry

IN one of the tightest ANZ Premiership games of the season, Southern Steel were finally able to shake off a determined Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by two goals last night. The teams were dead even at each of the first three breaks, having scored 14, 26 and 38 goals respectively, and even no more […]

Bottom beats top in Magical win

IT was the result no-one saw coming. Last placed Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic sitting at 1-8 for the season going up against the ladder-leading Northern Mystics (9-2) at the Mystics home court in Round 10 of the ANZ Premiership season. Few gave the Magic any sort of chance, given they could not quite get […]

Stars step up in second half to stop Pulse

AFTER an even first half where either side cold be split, it was the Northern Stars who stepped up to the plate and recorded a five-goal win over fellow contenders Central Pulse in the ANZ Premiership Round 10 clash yesterday. The Stars were without veteran goal keeper Anna Harrison, but called on another former Silver […]

Tactix upset Steel in come-from-behind win

AFTER trailing the Southern Steel for the most of the season, Mainland Tactix have drawn level with their opponents on the 2022 ANZ Premiership ladder following a five-goal win yesterday. The Round 10 clash at Christchurch Arena saw the Tactix fall four goals behind at quarter time, but the home side gradually caught up to […]

Shooting Stars run away with Magical win

IN a record-breaking performance, Northern Stars have run away with a 14-goal win over Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in Round 10 of the ANZ Premiership season. The Stars trailed by three goals at the first break and two at half-time, before piling on 38 goals to 22 in the second half to win, 67-53. […]

Mystics breakaway from gallant Tactix

IN what was a much tighter ANZ Premiership contest than a week earlier between the same opponents, Northern Mystics broke away from Mainland Tactix to secure the 11-goal victory. Eight goals closer than the 19-goal runaway win from the ladder leaders last week, the Tactix put up a fight, but the Mystics proved too strong, […]

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