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Constellation Cup confirmed for 2023

IT has been announced today that the Constellation Cup is back on the calendar in 2023, after last being contested in 2022. The four match series will take place in October and will again be split evenly in terms of hosting between the two countries. Unlike the 2022 series, the 2023 edition will start in […]

What if: The Constellation Cup cannot go ahead in 2021

THE second edition of the 2021 Constellation Cup was almost a go before COVID-19 got in the way once more, plunging both Australia and New Zealand into lockdowns with both nations still in various stages of restrictions. While the Constellation Cup has since been postponed indefinitely, it seems to be less and less likely that […]

Constellation Cup series to be rescheduled

AUSTRALIAN netball fans will have to wait a little longer for international matches, with Netball Australia announcing today that the Constellation Cup between Australian Diamonds and New Zealand Silver Ferns will be rescheduled due to the current closure of the trans-Tasman travel bubble and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions in both countries. The Diamonds and Ferns were […]

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: 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 […]

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