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Netball Australia Award Predictions

WITH the Australian netball awards season quickly approaching we cast an eye over a host of potential players that could win the prestigious awards ranging from international level to the Australian Netball League (ANL). This article is purely based on opinion and how we perceive each player’s season to have panned out. Liz Ellis Diamond: […]

Who will replace Thwaites?

IN the wake of Caitlin Thwaites international retirement, we assess some potential options to fill her shoes in the Diamonds squad. We consider their impact at Suncorp Super Netball level and their scope for further development. Cara Koenen (Sunshine Coast Lightning) The goal shooter well and truly burst onto the scene in the latter stage […]

Constellation Cup: Every Diamond ranked

WITH the Constellation Cup over and Australia claiming victory for the seventh consecutive year we take a look at the performances from each Diamond across the four game series and rank them. They are listed in order of who influenced the contest most. A+ Gretel Tippett: There is no denying that Gretel Tippett well and […]

Diamonds make it seven straight Constellation Cup victories

IN typical Australia and New Zealand style it all came down to the last game of the Constellation Cup for the winner to be decided with the Diamonds securing the trophy for the seventh consecutive time with a 53-46 victory. It was a milestone game for the Diamonds with Maddy Turner debuting, captain Caitlin Bassett […]

Head to Head: Constellation Cup Game 4

IT all comes down to the final match of the Constellation Cup to see whether New Zealand or Australia will take home the coveted trophy. With the match nearing, we cast an eye over a potential match-up between the two sides. AUSTRALIAN DIAMONDS v. NEW ZEALAND SILVER FERNS Liz Watson (C) v. Laura Langman (C) […]

Constellation Cup: Game 4 Preview

THE fourth and final game of the Constellation Cup marks the decider with the Silver Ferns currently sitting one game clear – but the Diamonds can catch up if they win in Perth on Sunday. Australia suffered another one goal less in their last outing and will be seeking vengeance in Game 4 to maintain […]

Who should get the nod in the Diamonds goal circle?

AFTER yet another heartbreaking one-goal loss many Diamonds fans are up in arms asking what needs to be done for Australia to win? Jumping out of the blocks in the first quarter with a six-goal lead, the Silver Ferns pegged their way back into the match with the likes of experienced heads Laura Langman and […]

Constellation Cup: Game 3 – Langman and Ekenasio stand up in another nail-biter

AMELIARANNE Ekenasio and Laura Langman were the toast of New Zealand after three critical moments between them in the last 90 seconds to secure a remarkable come-from-behind Silver Ferns victory in game three of the Constellation Cup. For the third time in four games, New Zealand Silver Ferns got the better of their Trans-Tasman rivals, […]

Constellation Cup: Game 2 – Diamonds get one back in milestone 150th test match

IN their 150th encounter it was the Diamonds that reigned supreme over the Silver Ferns with a well-earned six-goal victory (48-42). Australia came out with a point to prove after a disappointing game one of the Constellation Cup, upping the intensity in defence and shutting down the New Zealand attack end. It was a relatively […]

NWC 2019 Day 3: Roses and Diamonds dominate, while South Africa claim thrilling three-goal victory over Jamaica

NEW ZEALAND (89) defeated SINGAPORE (21) New Zealand dominated Singapore right from the get go with their slick ball movement and accuracy to post. The Silver Ferns were clearly too good for Singapore who simply could not match the intensity and precision of New Zealand who consistently poked holes in their defence and weaved the […]

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