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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 […]

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 […]

Diamonds see off hosts to remain undefeated

AUSTRALIA has made it three from three at the 2023 Quad Series, recording a solid 65-48 win over South Africa. Despite the South Africans’ good start, they were ultimately no match for the Australians as they went on to record a 13-goal win. The match began very tightly, much closer than may have been expected. […]

Diamonds sparkle in nailbiter to remain undefeated

AUSTRALIA has seen off a determined New Zealand outfit to record a tight two goal win and remain undefeated at the Quad Series. After losing the first quarter for the second match in a row, the Diamonds recovered to win 59 goals to 57. As to be expected in a clash between these two countries, […]

2023 Quad Series preview: Australia

THE 2023 Netball Quad Series is set to get underway this weekend, with Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa all set to battle it out in Cape Town, South Africa for the title. In the build up, Rookie Me Central will be taking a look at each of the teams competing at the tournament […]

Diamonds Quad Series Squad Revealed

THE Australian Diamonds have announced their squad that will contest the 2023 Quad Series in Cape Town, South Africa. The 14 player squad is largely the same as the one that faced England in October/November, but there are a few changes. Ash Brazill is back in the squad, after choosing to not contest the England […]

Watson scoops awards as Fowler crowned SSN’s best again

BECOMING just the second player in the past decade to earn two Liz Ellis Diamond trophies, Liz Watson was last night crowned Australia’s best overall domestic and international netballer. The midcourter starred throughout Melbourne Vixens’ season returning after missing the previous season through injury, then stepped up in a multitude of international events. Watson was […]

Diamonds sweep series for sparkly end to 2022

THE Aussie Diamonds have finished up their 2022 international calendar on a high after clean sweeping their series against England. In last night’s third and final test of the series, the Aussies started in a dominant fashion, but weathered a strong English fightback to take the win by four goals, 57-53. AUSTRALIA 19 | 13 […]

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