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Pulse’s persistence denies Stars ultimate fairytale

LONDON Pulse have finished third in the Netball Super League, after defeating the Severn Stars 52-48 this morning. The Stars were actually the much better team in the first half, but the Pulse never gave up and worked their way back into the match. They ultimately showed their experience and got the win to deny […]

History repeats as Lightning strikes Thunder to rule all again

THE Loughborough Lightning are back-to-back champions of the Netball Super League for the first time in their history, after defeating Manchester Thunder 70-54 in this morning’s grand final. The match started much tighter than the final score would suggest, but as the match progressed the Lightning grew in confidence and really blew it open in […]

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 […]

Silver Ferns finish the Nations Cup with pride

NEW Zealand have come away with a bronze medal at the Nations Cup after a five-goal win over Uganda overnight, 62-57. From the first goal, Amorangi Malesala (11 goals and 10 goal assists) looked cool, calm and collected in only her second test for the Silver Ferns. She was carving up the attack end with […]

England folds under pressure as Australia continues dominance

THE Australian Diamonds brought the England Roses back down to earth with a dominant 20-goal victory in the Nations Cup final overnight, 69-49. Australia’s pure grit and determination to get over the line prevailed, looking like a well oiled machine from the get-go. Once the Diamonds got a sniff at a lead, they never let […]

Nail biter nabs England a chance at glory

ENGLAND is through to the 2024 Nations Cup final after a narrow 58-57 win over New Zealand this morning. It was tight and hard fought for most of the match, with the winner not determined until the final seconds. A crucial turnover from Razia Quashie helped England to get out to a quick start, and […]

Diamonds dazzle despite determined opposition

AUSTRALIA has made it three from three at the Nations Cup after a solid 63-49 win over Uganda this morning. In a historic first meeting between the sides, Uganda was competitive and took it up to the Diamonds for much of the match, but it was ultimately a one-sided third quarter that was the difference. […]

New Zealand create some breathing room in win over Uganda

THANKS to a dominant second half performance, New Zealand’s Silver Ferns came away with a five goal win (65-60) over Uganda’s She Cranes who are within striking distance as one of the best teams in the world. There was no splitting these two nations right from the first whistle, reflecting in the 15-15 quarter time […]

Diamonds persevere and counteract a strong Roses outfit

A HIGH pressured game proved to be as good as expected as both Australia and England pulled out all the stops to push each other to the limit. The Australian Diamonds came out victorious by two goals to defeat the England Roses 59-61. England’s smothering defence was felt early, forcing the Australians to pass backwards […]

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