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Diamonds shine in last quarter domination

AUSTRALIA has won its first international silverware in two and a half years after securing the 2022 Quad Series. The Diamonds trailed hosts England at every break, but piled on 18 goals to five in the last quarter to produce one of the most clinical 15 minutes of netball fans could imagine. The Diamonds’ last […]

Roses and Diamonds remain undefeated ahead of final

IT was the result that should have been the most predictable. Whilst billed as the game that would finally determine which side out of England and Australia would head into the 2022 Quad Series final undefeated, it was fitting that the drawn result meant both escaped defeat. Though effectively a dead rubber game ahead of […]

2022 Quad Series standout performers

TWO rounds are down and just one more remains before the final in the 2022 Quad Series in England. The home nation Roses are taking on Australia in the final match, which will also end up the overall Final after both sides won their respective first two matches. The losers in those games, New Zealand […]

Roses overcome slow start to defeat Silver Ferns

ENGLAND has guaranteed itself a place in the 2022 Quad Series final after defeating New Zealand by three goals overnight. The Roses backed up their victory against South Africa with a come-from-behind win over the Silver Ferns. Trailing by six goals at the first break, the Roses piled on 29 goals to 20 over the […]

Roses kick-start Quad Series with 24-goal win

HOME nation England Roses have kick-started their 2022 Quad Series campaign off on the best possible note with a comprehensive 24-goal win over South Africa. The Roses proved far too good for the understrength SPAR Proteas, taking full advantage of the visitors missing Karla Pretorius. Winning each term by between three and 10 goals, England […]

Rise Again Festival: Day 1 results

IT was an action-packed first day at the 2021 Rise Again Festival in Manchester, with the home fans seeing plenty of promising signs from their Thunder outfit. Manchester Thunder went undefeated from its two games, whilst the Men’s side – Manchester Spartans – also got an early call-up, replacing Severn Stars in the tournament on […]

Jamaica prune Reunited Roses in final game

IT took until a third game, but Jamaica finally clicked into gear against England, producing the best four-quarter performance of the entire Reunited Roses Series to win by 10 goals. Winning three of the four quarters and getting out to as much as a 13-goal lead at one point, the Sunshine Girls, led by bookends […]

Roses Reunited Series weekend preview: England vs. Jamaica

AFTER England claimed the all-important first game win over Jamaica, the Roses will be out to clean up the series in the final two games. This weekend sees the second and third games of the Roses Reunited Series, which take place on Saturday and Sunday respectively. The first game of the series saw the Roses […]

Reunited Roses Series: Eleanor Cardwell Player Focus

SHE might not have the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) experience that her peers in England’s shooting circle do, but Eleanor Cardwell proved to be a match-winner for the Roses against Jamaica. After an impressive Cadbury Series in New Zealand, Cardwell was relegated to the bench upon the return of SSN stars Jo Harten and Helen […]

Top Performers – Roses Reunited Series: Game 1

THERE were plenty of impressive performers in Game One of the Roses Reunited Series, which saw England triumph by 10 goals at Copper Box Arena. Jess Thrilby‘s side knocked off Connie Francis‘ chargers, 55-45 after a 30-19 second half. Rookie Me Central takes a look at some of the Top Performers from the match. Eleanor […]

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