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New Zealand reveals World Cup squad

NEW Zealand has become the third country this week to reveal its squad for the upcoming World Cup. Once again lead by skipper Ameliaranne Ekenasio, there is certainly a mix of youth and experience among the squad. Alongside Ekenasio, five of her 2019 World Cup winning team mates are back to win the title again […]

Jamaican World Cup squad revealed

IN the continuation of a big week of World Cup squad reveals, Jamaica is the next country to reveal their squad that is heading to Cape Town next month. Like South Africa, the Jamaicans have revealed their squad of 15, but have not distinguished who the three travelling reserves are. There is a lot of […]

Thistles announce 2023 World Cup Squad

SCOTLAND is the latest country to announce its squad for the 2023 World Cup, with Thistles’ coach Tamsin Greenway revealing her squad of 12 and three reserves overnight Australian time. Lead by Strathclyde Sirens duo Claire Maxwell and Emily Nicholl as Captain and Vice-Captain respectively, unsurprisingly most of the squad are either members’ of the […]

Hosts South Africa reveal World Cup squad

SOUTH Africa is the next country to reveal their squad for the 2023 World Cup, with the host country revealing it at a gathering in South Africa overnight Australian time. Led by captain Bongiwe Msomi and vice-captain Karla Pretorius, there are not too many surprises among the squad of 15, although it has not been […]

England reveals World Cup squad

ENGLAND is officially the first of the major contenders to reveal its squad for the 2023 World Cup after the Roses squad was announced yesterday. The squad of 12 plus three travelling reserves does not have too many new faces, but the squad has still left many netball fans scratching their head. Geva Mentor and Jade […]

2023/24 Australian Diamonds Squad Revealed

THE 2023/24 Australian Diamonds Squad has been revealed, which is also the initial squad from which the final 2023 World Cup squad will be selected. 19 players have initially been selected, with room for another three players to be added over the next year. At the end of the 2023 Suncorp Super Netball season this […]

Diamonds’ dream draw in 2023 Netball World Cup

AUSTRALIA came away a huge winner from the 2023 Netball World Cup draw overnight – at least from the initial group stage – by drawing two teams who have only attended one previous World Cup. The world number one Diamonds could not have asked for a better draw first-up, with only one group opponent – […]

Netball World Cup qualifiers confirmed

ALL 16 nations are locked in for the 2023 Netball World Cup next July following the conclusion of the Qualifiers. The top six nations – including host South Africa – automatically qualified, with the remaining 10 filling out the spots after the regional qualifiers were completed the past month. Current world number twos and reigning […]

2020 ANZ & SSN: Five talking points – Rounds 1/8

IT was the first round of Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) with a host of new rules coming into play and fresh faces gracing the court. Across the ditch things heated up in the ANZ Premiership as the fight for a spot in the top two continued with a couple of surprise results headlining the round. […]

Memorable Matches: Zimbabwe’s debut win at 2019 Netball World Cup

WITH netball taking a back seat to coronavirus in 2020, Draft Central is taking a look at memorable matches in world netball history. Next up is Zimbabwe’s debut win at the 2019 Netball World Cup, winning their first match of the tournament against Sri Lanka, well and truly putting a stamp on the competition in […]

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