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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 […]

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 […]

Final quarter blitz sees Kiwis through to decider

NEW ZEALAND has completed the round robin stage of the 2023 Quad Series with a solid 55-45 win over England. England went with the Silver Ferns for much of the game, but it was the last quarter that really let the Roses down. It was all England to open the match, as the Roses dominated […]

Roses and Proteas play out thrilling draw

ENGLAND and South Africa have played out a thrilling draw at the Quad Series, with both sides finishing on 46 goals a piece. In an at times brutal contest, the final scoreline was fitting as it was hard to split the sides all game. The English were the first ones to build a lead, but […]

2023 Quad Series preview: England

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 […]

England survives toughest test yet to claim series

IN arguably the tightest match of the series yet, England defeated Jamaica 63 to 59 to win the best of three series between the nations. After initially trading blows, it was the Roses who were the first to build a lead. Jamaica almost levelled things up again, but a few silly errors, including a couple […]

Jamaica thwarts Roses comeback to force decider

JAMAICA has survived an almighty English Roses’ comeback to win the second match of their three-match series 61-58, and force the series into a decider tomorrow. The English started well but then the Jamaicans got on top and although England threw everything at it in the last quarter it ultimately was not enough as the […]

England v Jamaica: What does the rest of the series entail?

AFTER an action packed game one of the series mid-week, England and Jamaica do not have long to wait until they resume hostilities. Playing in front of a packed house in Manchester for the opening match, the series moves further south to the nation’s capital where London crowds get to enjoy the last two games. […]

England all Rosey after comeback win

ENGLAND have got its series against Jamaica off to a great start, defeating the Sunshine Girls 73 to 52. Jamaica got off to the better start, but the English really turned it around in the second half to take the win. It was a fast paced start to the first quarter, but a great one […]

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