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2023 Quad Series preview: New Zealand

THE 2023 Netball Quad Series is set to get underway this weekend, with Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa all set to battle it out in Cape Town, South Africa for the title. In the build up, Rookie Me Central will be taking a look at each of the teams competing at the tournament […]

Silver Ferns announce 2022-23 squads

FRESH off a Bronze Medal campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, New Zealand has named its 2022-23 Silver Ferns Squad and Development Squad looking ahead to next year’s World Cup. The Silver Ferns have brought back a number of experienced players who missed out on Commonwealth Games representation, while a shooter from that Commonwealth Games […]

2022 ANZ Premiership review: WBOP Magic

FINISHING fifth on the 2022 ANZ Premiership ladder, the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic did not quite click this year despite having a big off-season in terms of recruiting. The Magic won four games from their 15 games – the least amount of wins of any side – but finished above Mainland Tactix due to […]

Waikato Bay’s Magic finish to ANZ Premiership season

THOUGH it might not have been a memorable season for the last placed Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, there was plenty to take away from a strong finish, as the Magic easily took case of fourth placed Southern Steel by 11 goals. The Magic won the first three quarters to set up the win, then […]

Stars shine early to down Magic

CLAIMING an important victory over the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, the Northern Stars kept their hopes of an automatic grand final chance alive with a win in the postponed Round 5 ANZ Premiership clash. The Stars drew level with the Central Pulse and Northern Mystics on 31 points, sitting just percentage behind the pair […]

Magic dominate extra time to secure win

IN the second extra time game of the day, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic secured a six-goal win over Mainland Tactix in what was effectively a dead rubber ANZ Premiership match. Both sides will round out the bottom two spots on the 2022 ladder this season, but the Magic picked up good win to continue […]

Steel survive to remain in finals contention

THEY did not always have it their own way, but the Southern Steel remain alive in the ANZ Premiership finals hunt, after shaking off a determined Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by 11 goals at ILT Stadium. The Steel raced out to a seven-goal quarter time lead, then had to fend off the best the […]

Shooting Stars run away with Magical win

IN a record-breaking performance, Northern Stars have run away with a 14-goal win over Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in Round 10 of the ANZ Premiership season. The Stars trailed by three goals at the first break and two at half-time, before piling on 38 goals to 22 in the second half to win, 67-53. […]

Tactix storm home to win over Magic

AFTER trailing at each of the first three breaks, the Mainland Tactix stepped up when it counted to run over the top of Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic and keep their ANZ Premiership finals hopes alive. In a battle of the bottom two sides – who were both coming off losses the day before – […]

Stars stifle Magic attack in eight-goal win

AN outstanding defensive performance has guided the Northern Stars to a low-scoring eight-goal win over the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic in Round 9 of the ANZ Premiership today. In the first of back-to-back games for the sides in Auckland, the Stars ground out a 47-39 victory with goal keeper Anna Harrison continuing to age […]

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