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NSL Player Focus: Caroline O’Hanlon (Leeds)

DESPITE going down to Loughborough on the weekend, the Leeds Rhinos made a good fight of the match, and were looking like winning for three quarters of the match. One Rhino that was in the thick of the action was one of its most experienced players, yet newest recruits, Caroline O’Hanlon. The Northern Irishwoman was […]

NSL Player Focus: Funmi Fadoju (London Pulse)

THE LONDON Pulse continued their winning ways on the weekend, with another solid win this time over the Sirens. One of the stars of that match was Funmi Fadoju, whose athletic ability was on full display, finishing with a whopping 12 deflections alongside two intercepts and a rebound. This Player Focus takes a look at […]

NSL Player Focus: Shadine Van Der Merwe (Manchester Thunder)

LAST weekend saw Manchester Thunder bring Loughborough Lightning’s undefeated run to an end, and one key part of the Thunder’s win was defender Shadine Van der Merwe. The experienced South African played a crucial role in quelling the influence of key Lightning players, which allowed the Thunder to move ahead on the scoreboard and take […]

NSL Player Focus: Alice Harvey (Loughborough Lightning)

LAST weekend’s action in the Netball Super League saw Loughborough Lightning continue their undefeated start to the season with a win over the Saracens Mavericks. Someone who was particularly impressive in that game was Alice Harvey, who at goal keeper really lifted her defensive body work from the second quarter onwards which correlated in the […]

NSL Player Focus: Jade Clarke (London Pulse)

THIS past weekend was a positive one for the London Pulse, with the Londoners winning both their Round 2 battle with Bath, and their Round 3 clash against Severn. One of the stars of that Round 2 win was English veteran Jade Clarke, who finished with 10 feeds, a defensive rebound and an intercept in […]

NSL Player Focus: Mary Cholhok (Loughborough Lightning)

THERE was plenty of exciting netball on the weekend to kick off the Netball Super League (NSL) season on the weekend, with plenty of players impressing on the opening day. One of those was Loughborough’s Mary Cholhok, who starred in her side’s first up win over Team Bath. After a season of over 600 goals […]

International Player Focus: Sarie Watkins (Wales)

IN the recent international test series, Uganda got the better of Wales in both games, but for the newly named Feathers, it was about preparing for the World Cup Qualifiers in just over a week’s time. Among a host of fresh or inexperienced faces was shooter Sarie Watkins who made her debut in the second […]

SSN Player Focus: Sasha Glasgow (West Coast Fever)

WEST Coast Fever star Sasha Glasgow is one of those players that often flies under the radar. While Jhaniele Fowler rightfully gets a lot of media attention for her height and the amount of volume she is able to shoot in a game, Glasgow is just as valuable to the Fever line up, doing a […]

SSN Player Focus: Liz Watson (Melbourne Vixens)

LIZ Watson is the kind of leader that leads with her actions more then her words. While her fellow co-captain Kate Moloney is the more vocal one in situations like time outs, Watson leads from the front with her actions and the way she plays. Not only is she is a great leader, but she […]

SSN Player Focus: Gretel Bueta (Queensland)

QUEENSLAND Firebirds star Gretel Bueta is a stalwart of the Suncorp Super Netball, having played in the league for a long time and become a first choice shooter for both the Firebirds and the Diamonds. This Player Focus takes a look specifically at her efforts in last weekend’s match against the Vixens, which although the […]

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