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Stars shine early to down Magic

CLAIMING an important victory over the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, the Northern Stars kept their hopes of an automatic grand final chance alive with a win in the postponed Round 5 ANZ Premiership clash. The Stars drew level with the Central Pulse and Northern Mystics on 31 points, sitting just percentage behind the pair […]

Pulse grab top spot ahead of minor premier battle

IT will all come down to the final game of the season to determine the automatic ANZ Premiership grand finalist after Central Pulse temporarily grabbed top spot on the table. The Pulse took care of the fifth placed Mainland Tactix by eight goals at Christchurch last night to set up a winner-takes-all final round battle […]

GIANTS secure important win in finals race

AS the race for the Suncorp Super Netball finals heat up, the GIANTS’ win over the Adelaide Thunderbirds yesterday was a crucial one. The home side got off to a great start, which helped them to a 59-50 win. Piling on scoring pressure from the get-go at one end, the GIANTS also suffocated the Thunderbirds’ […]

Vixens hold off Lightning storm

DESPITE an almighty effort from the Sunshine Coast Lightning, the Melbourne Vixens have emerged victorious, 64 to 60, to move further ahead of the rest of the pack atop the Super Netball ladder. Melbourne got off to a dominant start, but the Lightning produced an almighty comeback and almost took the lead on a number […]

Magic dominate extra time to secure win

IN the second extra time game of the day, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic secured a six-goal win over Mainland Tactix in what was effectively a dead rubber ANZ Premiership match. Both sides will round out the bottom two spots on the 2022 ladder this season, but the Magic picked up good win to continue […]

Stars shoot into finals after Steeling win

THE 2022 ANZ Premiership finalists have been decided after the Northern Stars shut the door on any hope that the Southern Steel could snatch a top three spot. The Stars had to overcome a nervous extra time to finally put away the determined Steel, but were able to steady when it counted to come away […]

Firebirds fire up to cause huge upset

THE Queensland Firebirds have caused one of the upsets of the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) season, downing the West Coast Fever by four goals, 72-68 and jumping to third on the ladder in the process. It was a tight game all night, but the Firebirds held strong late to take the crucial win. It did […]

Tale of two halves sees Collingwood too Swift for NSW

IT was not the milestone match Maddy Turner would have liked, as her NSW Swifts went down to the Collingwood Magpies by eight goals, 66-58. The match was a tale of two halves, with the Swifts the more dominant side in the first half before Collingwood turned things around in the second. The communication in […]

Wasps sting early to silence Sirens

THOUGH it might have seemed like a dead rubber in many ways, Wasps Netball‘s victory over Strathclyde Sirens might have booked them a place in the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) Fast5 Championship. The Wasps’ Round 20 win saw them move a full win clear with a 7-13 record from 20 games, leading the Sirens in […]

Pulse control Tactix to keep touch on top spot

A DOMINANT four-quarter performance from second placed Central Pulse against Mainland Tactix has set the Pulse up to challenge the top of the table Northern Mystics for the ANZ Premiership automatic grand final spot. The Pulse are in great form, and they took care of the Tactix, winning all four quarters on their way to […]

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