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England folds under pressure as Australia continues dominance

THE Australian Diamonds brought the England Roses back down to earth with a dominant 20-goal victory in the Nations Cup final overnight, 69-49. Australia’s pure grit and determination to get over the line prevailed, looking like a well oiled machine from the get-go. Once the Diamonds got a sniff at a lead, they never let […]

Nail biter nabs England a chance at glory

ENGLAND is through to the 2024 Nations Cup final after a narrow 58-57 win over New Zealand this morning. It was tight and hard fought for most of the match, with the winner not determined until the final seconds. A crucial turnover from Razia Quashie helped England to get out to a quick start, and […]

Diamonds dazzle despite determined opposition

AUSTRALIA has made it three from three at the Nations Cup after a solid 63-49 win over Uganda this morning. In a historic first meeting between the sides, Uganda was competitive and took it up to the Diamonds for much of the match, but it was ultimately a one-sided third quarter that was the difference. […]

Young gun Kelly’s rapid rise to the red dress

SOPHIE Kelly is living every kid’s dream. Playing the sport you love at a professional level being able to be seen by millions having fans cheering you on. The youngster has quickly become a favourite in England netball. Debuting in the Netball Super League (NSL) at just 16-years-old, Kelly has made her way through the […]

Nations Cup Player Focus: Georgia Heffernan (NZ)

AFTER a first up loss, New Zealand got its Nations Cup campaign back on track on matcday two with a five-goal win over Uganda. A big part of that success was goal attack Georgia Heffernan. Originally just a training partner for this series, Heffernan subsequently got promoted to the actual squad and has become the […]

New Zealand create some breathing room in win over Uganda

THANKS to a dominant second half performance, New Zealand’s Silver Ferns came away with a five goal win (65-60) over Uganda’s She Cranes who are within striking distance as one of the best teams in the world. There was no splitting these two nations right from the first whistle, reflecting in the 15-15 quarter time […]

Diamonds persevere and counteract a strong Roses outfit

A HIGH pressured game proved to be as good as expected as both Australia and England pulled out all the stops to push each other to the limit. The Australian Diamonds came out victorious by two goals to defeat the England Roses 59-61. England’s smothering defence was felt early, forcing the Australians to pass backwards […]

England make Rosey start to Nations Cup campaign

ENGLAND has made a positive start to its Nations Cup campaign, defeating Uganda 62 goals to 56 in its opening match. In a match tighter than the final score might suggested, it was a hard fought contest but England ultimately pulled away to take the win. England was the one to jump out to a […]

Dominant Diamonds dazzle in first up win

AUSTRALIA has kicked off its Nations Cup campaign in a emphatic fashion, recording a 63 goal to 50 win over New Zealand in its opening match. The win came off the back of a particularly strong performance from the Diamonds’ defence, which saw them run away with the match late. The defensive pressure from both […]

Bruce ready to go all in for Nations Cup

THE Australian Diamonds are set to make their maiden Nations Cup appearance against New Zealand, England and Uganda overnight. Australia currently boasts a full trophy cabinet, but it wouldn’t hurt to add another. This is only the second Nations Cup with the last one taking place in January 2020, hosted by England. Other competitors were […]

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