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ANZ Premiership Guide: 2019

THE New Zealand ANZ Premiership competition is set to commence on February 24th with six teams competing to win the title in June. The league consists of the Northern Mystics, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, Northern Stars, Central Pulse, Southern Steel and Mainland Tactix. The season will span over 13 rounds with the six teams […]

Vitality Netball Superleague wrap: Round 5

WITH two close matches book-ending the round and all but one side losing in front of a home crowd, it was certainly an interesting week in the Vitality Netball Superleague. Game one of the round saw Strathclyde Sirens host the Celtic Dragons on Friday night. The Dragons managed to secure their second win for the […]

Ash Neal finds new home with London Pulse

Name: Ashleigh (Ash) Neal DOB: 23rd Sept 1988 Junior Club: Magpies Netball Club Western Australia Starting Position: WA/GA Team: London Pulse Australian-born attacker Ash Neal is not one to shy away from competition. From a young age Neal was surrounded by netball with her love for the sport stemming from her mother who was an […]

Diamonds H2H Battle: 2000s vs 2010s

WITH the upcoming Netball World Cup looming, we decided to take a trip down memory lane and come up with our definitive Diamonds of the 2000s side and Diamonds of the 2010s (so far) side. Both sides consist of some familiar names, with players put in a specific side based on when they played the […]

Battle of the minds: Neville v. Alexander

IT was the finale to what had been an unforgettable Quad Series. England was looking to repeat its Commonwealth Games heroics and knock Australia off for the first time on home soil, while the Australians hoped to move through the series undefeated and take home the title. While the battle on the court was heated, […]

The Wash-up: Northern Quad Series

WITH the last international series played before the World Cup in July, South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia put their best foot forward in the Northern Quad Series. Along with some top team performances, some players really stamped their authority on the competition. Though Australia were forced to make a multitude of changes due […]

Team of the Northern Quad Series: Fans vote

WITH five of the starting seven receiving a unanimous vote from the fans, Draft Central’s Team of the Northern Quad Series was 91.7 per cent accurate, with 11 of the 12 players in our team also making the fans’ vote side.. Five of the starting seven remain in their positions, while only the wing attack […]

Stats Centre: Northern Quad Series by the numbers

IN what was a remarkable two weeks of the Northern Quad Series there was plenty of individual success stories. While the world number ones, Australia took out the title once again, each side had at least one win and a loss, emphasising the tight competition between the four nations ranked in four of the top […]

Draft Central Team of the Series: 2019 Northern Quad

WITH so many star players in the competition, it can be hard to choose just one standout. The Draft Central compromise? Create a starting list of our best players of the series.  Read on to find out who has been chosen for our Northern Quad Series starting seven and extended bench.   Goal shooter: Lenize […]

South Africa scare New Zealand in Quad Series overtime

THE South Africa Spar Proteas had another astounding game to finish the Northern Quad Series, scaring world number twos, the New Zealand Silver Ferns, in a double extra time blockbuster game. Despite a hard fight, New Zealand came out on top with a two-goal victory, beating the Spar Proteas 62 – 60 in a fast […]

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