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International netball update: Africa Netball Cup – Days 1-3

THREE days down at the Africa Netball Cup, and some intriguing results have already played out. With nine nations playing out for the trophy in Windhoek, Namibia, top ranked South Africa, Malawi and Uganda currently lead the pack on three wins apiece, with second-ranked Uganda slightly ahead of Malawi on the leaderboard due to greater […]

Australian Diamonds: Player analysis – Amy Parmenter

A NEWCOMER to the Australian Diamonds program in 2021/22, Amy Parmenter is one of the players to watch come international tests with her ability to impact, and impact heavily. A talented NSW junior and starting wing defence for GIANTS Netball, Parmenter has continually upped her game throughout the pathways and into the Suncorp Super Netball. […]

What if: The Constellation Cup cannot go ahead in 2021

THE second edition of the 2021 Constellation Cup was almost a go before COVID-19 got in the way once more, plunging both Australia and New Zealand into lockdowns with both nations still in various stages of restrictions. While the Constellation Cup has since been postponed indefinitely, it seems to be less and less likely that […]

Compare the Pair: Towera Vinkhumbo and Eboni Usoro-Brown

AS the off-season continues, Rookie Me Central will return to a regular Compare the Pair series; delving into, and analysing two fan favourites from different competitions. We compare and contrast a couple of impressive defenders, focusing on Towera Vinkhumbo and Eboni Usoro-Brown, who boast very different attributes despite playing the same position. – First, let’s take […]

International netball update: Africa Netball Cup to begin

THE Pent Series may have been done and dusted last week, but expect another huge flurry of African netball action in the coming days as the Africa Netball Cup plays out from November 9-16 in Windhoek, Namibia. 24th-ranked Namibia will again host world number six, Malawi, world number seven, Uganda, world number 12, Zimbabwe, world […]

This week in netball: Fast5 showcases UK talent, Africa Pent Series and Vixens fined

ANOTHER huge week in netball has come and gone, with plenty happening both on and off the court once more. In huge news off the court this week, the Melbourne Vixens have been fined over their failure to travel to Perth for their Round 8 Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) fixture against the West Coast Fever. […]

This week in netball: International matches and Comm Games announcement

IT has been a huge week both on and off the netball court to finish off the month of October, with plenty of announcements and intriguing news and results popping up across the globe. At home in Australia, the 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season has been given an official start date, with the stage set […]

International talent flourishing in Vitality Netball Superleague

THE Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) has continuously grown over the past years, with a wealth of international talent migrating to the competition to not only earn greater exposure, but also develop their skills within the United Kingdom’s premier netball competition. All 11 franchises boast at least one player from a country outside the UK, showcasing […]

International test standouts: October

TWO major test series have gone ahead over the past month, with plenty of top performers showcasing their impressive workrate and potential across a range of matches. With seven teams participating in a range of test matches over the last few weeks, we profile the standout players awarded player of the match accolades from each […]

First six qualifying teams announced for Birmingham 2022

THE first six qualifying nations have been announced for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, with the host nation England earning automatic qualification alongside the remainder of the top six nations in Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi. Six more nations are yet to be decided, with World Netball (formerly International Netball Federation) […]

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