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As one door closes, more open for retiring Pies star

RETIRING netball star Ash Brazill certainly has not had the smoothest of ends to her netball career. Since announcing her retirement earlier this Super Netball season, she has had to help her team mates navigate all that the saga surrounding Collingwood handing back their SSN license. “To be honest it’s probably been the hardest month […]

Emotional finish gets Magpies over the line

AN emotional farewell to the Collingwood Magpies added fuel to the fire to get them over the line in the end with a hard-fought three-goal win over the West Coast Fever. A 65-62 victory for the Magpies felt like a grand final win with emotions running across players, staff and fans. The Magpies have now […]

Queens of the arm-wrestle win final Melbourne Derby

THE Melbourne Vixens have again proven why they are Queens of the arm-wrestle in 2023, defeating Collingwood 64 goals to 55 in the final ever Melbourne Derby. After Collingwood dominated the first half, the Vixens flipped the switch in the third quarter and pulled off a win that was at times a lot tighter than […]

SSN After the Fact: Nicole Richardson

WELCOME to After the Fact, a new series at Rookie Me Central, chatting to key figures in the Suncorp Super Netball post match and get their thoughts on the match that just transpired and the bigger issues in the game. Today’s chat, the first of two this week, is with Collingwood coach Nicole Richardson, who […]

Pies end home run with emotion-charged win

COLLINGWOOD has signed off from home games in Melbourne with a nail-biting three goal win over the Adelaide Thunderbirds in a massive upset upset which saw the last placed Magpies topple the ladder leaders. After dominating for most of the game, Collingwood almost blew it in the last quarter but held on for a memorable […]

Lightning break losing run with hard fought win

SUNSHINE Coast Lightning broke a four-game losing streak with a 66-62 win over a valiant Collingwood Magpies. After Collingwood shocked everyone with a dominant second term to take a solid lead into half-time, the Lightning rallied and ultimately came away victorious by four goals. Collingwood pounced on a footwork call in their favour to be […]

Collingwood to withdraw from SSN

COLLINGWOOD has informed the netballing world today that it will not be continuing in the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) competition after the 2023 season. The club released a statement this afternoon with the news many netball fans had been dreading.  “Collingwood regrets to inform it has made a decision to withdraw its licence from the […]

Superior Swifts dispose of Pies

THE NSW Swifts have absolutely demolished the Collingwood Magpies to win 85 goals to 56. Starting with a dominant back end to the second term from the Swifts, that seemed to break the Magpies as the Swifts dominated and cruised from there and Collingwood could not keep up. Thanks to some strong work in defence, […]

GIANTS pull away late to claim crucial win

AFTER a solid tussle, the GIANTS have earned themselves another win with a 69 to 56 goal win over Collingwood. In a match that was tight for much of the 60 minutes, the GIANTS’ strong back end of the third term and the final few minutes of the last term is what ultimately got them […]

Queensland Fires back onto 2023 winners list

THE Queensland Firebirds have picked up their second win of the season with a 73-67 win over the Collingwood Magpies. Many of the problems that have plagued the Magpies over the last few weeks continued as the Firebirds stayed composed to take the win. Thanks to a strong defensive start, the Firebirds got off to […]

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