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Youth the tale of the 24/25 Diamonds Squad

THE Australian Diamonds Squad for 2024/25 has been revealed, with a youthful injection the standout feature. Unlike last year’s squad, there are a number of new faces in this year’s squad. After all impressing in the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) season, Ash Ervin, Georgie Horjus and Hannah Mundy have all been added to the program. […]

Preview: 2023 Constellation Cup

THE 2023 Constellation Cup kicks off tonight in Melbourne, as Australia and New Zealand face off for the first time since the Quad Series in January. The 2023 Series will be the 13th time the two countries have battled for the Cup. Australia has won the series seven times and the Kiwis have won it […]

Aussie Constellation Cup Squad finally revealed

AFTER much speculation and concern from fans, the Australian Diamonds have finally revealed who is in their Constellation Cup squad for the upcoming series with New Zealand. There are plenty of familiar faces in the 12-player squad, with 10 of them having also been a part of the recent World Cup winning squad. With Ash […]

Dozen it feel good? Australia claims 12th Netball World Cup

AUSTRALIA has reclaimed the Netball World Cup title to hold every international crown it could again, after defeating England by 16 goals in the Gold Medal Match. It was as ruthless and impressive from the Diamonds as it was disappointing and heartbreaking for the Roses, with the world number ones outclassing the side that beat […]

Roses rise to the occasion and topple the Diamonds

ENGLAND has done the unthinkable, defeating Australia by one goal in a thrilling final minute boilover which sees the Roses remain undefeated, while handing the Diamonds their first loss of the Netball World Cup. Many thought that the Diamonds had this game in the bag with the Roses putting out some arguably scrappy performances of […]

Diamonds excited but prepared for the challenge ahead

SPEAKING a few weeks ago ahead of her and her team’s journey to the World Cup in South Africa, Diamonds coach Stacey Marinkovich was fully aware of the challenges she and her team face at this year’s tournament, which starts tonight Australian time. Marinkovich said that they have not used the heartbreaking loss to New […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: Australia

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament we here at Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s preview is all about the reigning Commonwealth Games champions Australia. HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA AT THE NETBALL […]

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 […]

Australia finally reveals World Cup squad

AFTER much hype, the Australian Diamonds have finally revealed their 12-player squad and three travelling reserves is for next month’s Netball World Cup. Led once again by skipper Liz Watson and vice-captain Steph Wood, there are ultimately not too many changes from the Quad Series winning side from earlier in the year. Ash Brazill’s netball […]

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 […]

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