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Hosts South Africa reveal World Cup squad

SOUTH Africa is the next country to reveal their squad for the 2023 World Cup, with the host country revealing it at a gathering in South Africa overnight Australian time. Led by captain Bongiwe Msomi and vice-captain Karla Pretorius, there are not too many surprises among the squad of 15, although it has not been […]

England reveals World Cup squad

ENGLAND is officially the first of the major contenders to reveal its squad for the 2023 World Cup after the Roses squad was announced yesterday. The squad of 12 plus three travelling reserves does not have too many new faces, but the squad has still left many netball fans scratching their head. Geva Mentor and Jade […]

Cool, calm and collected: Inside the mind of Olivia Tchine

WATCHING English and London Pulse star shooter Olivia Tchine out on court, you would be forgiven for thinking she is much older than she actually is. The 22-year-old employs such a calm and mature demeanour, it is easy to assume she had played more than eight times for her country. Although, if you ask her […]

2023/24 Australian Diamonds Squad Revealed

THE 2023/24 Australian Diamonds Squad has been revealed, which is also the initial squad from which the final 2023 World Cup squad will be selected. 19 players have initially been selected, with room for another three players to be added over the next year. At the end of the 2023 Suncorp Super Netball season this […]

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 […]

Jury’s verdict: Get to know the quiet Kiwi defensive assassin

SILVER Fern and Central Pulse defender Kelly Jury is a fierce defender on court, but what is the story behind this fearless defender? Let us get to know this quiet assassin of the New Zealand defensive end. Jury’s sporting career could have been very different, if not for a cousin who initially sparked her passion […]

Netball legend McMahon honoured with statue on IWD

YESTERDAY, as the world was celebrating International Women’s Day, Victorian netball legend Sharelle McMahon was honoured with the unveiling of a statue in honour of her outside Melbourne’s John Cain Arena. McMahon became just the fifth sportswoman to have an honorary statue erected in Victoria, and the first of whom to hail from the state. […]

Diamonds are once again Queens of the Quad

AUSTRALIA is once again Quad Series champion, after it defeated New Zealand 56-50 this morning to take home the title. Despite the strong start from New Zealand, the Diamonds recovered and came back for the win. The match was marred by an umpiring controversy which saw New Zealand denied a goal due to both umpires […]

Roses dazzle to end series on a high

ENGLAND has finished its 2023 Quad Series off on a high with a 49-42 win over South Africa to finish third at the tournament. It was a tight affair for much of the match, but England stepped it up in the last quarter to take the win. Poor passing in the attacking third from the […]

2023 Quad Series: Finals Preview

AFTER three rounds of exciting action this Quad Series, there are two matches left to decide what each country’s final place for the tournament will be. First up it is the third versus fourth battle, which sees England take on host country South Africa, before another Trans-Tasman clash between Australia and New Zealand determines the […]

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