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2024 Netball Super League Preview – Cardiff Dragons

THE 2024 Netball Super League season is almost upon us, and to celebrate the build up to the season we here at Rookie Me Central will be previewing each of the 10 competing and seeing how 2024 might unfold for them. First cab off the ranks is the 2023 wooden spooners the Cardiff Dragons. 2023 […]

New name, plenty of new faces in green in 2024

IT is the dawn of a new era at the Dragons, with a new name and plenty of new faces at what was the Celtic Dragons ahead of 2024. The Netball Super League (NSL) club that was previously known as the Celtic Dragons is now known as the Cardiff Dragons, and throughout this week have […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Wales

WALES stepped up in the ninth placed playoff to defeat rivals Scotland to cap off an all-round solid Netball World Cup performance. Aside from heavy losses to Jamaica and New Zealand, the Feathers were largely competitive, knocking off Sri Lanka and Trinidad & Tobago in the group stage to make it to the playoffs. A […]

Diamonds shine bright to do it again

WHEN a Diamond in under pressure it sparkles, so there should be no surprise that the world number ones Australia Diamonds found a way to reach another Netball World Cup final. Having lost to England a couple pf nights ago and on the back foot coming up against Jamaica the Diamonds managed to do it […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: Wales

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s focus is the Welsh Feathers. HISTORY OF WALES AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP Wales’ history at the World Cup […]

Wales announces World Cup squad

THERE were two Netball World Cup squads to drop overnight, with Wales the second nation to announce its team just after Tonga. >> World Cup squad: Tonga Head coach Emily Handyside has announced her squad of 15, and unlike the Tongan coaches, has named which three players are her travelling reserves. Lead by Leeds Rhinos’ […]

Entertainment continues at end of bumper NSL weekend

ROUND 9 of the Netball Super League brought a jam packed weekend of netball to an end, with a mixed bag of results sure shaking things up. The tightest result of the round was in Cardiff where the Strathclyde Sirens overpowered the Celtic Dragons to win by one goal. After the Dragons dominated early, the […]

2023 NSL Season Preview: Celtic Dragons

THE 2023 Netball Super League (NSL) season is just around the corner, and clubs and fans alike are gearing up for another exciting season. After an eventful off season the 10 NSL clubs are ready to go for another year, and to prepare for the season we here at Rookie Me Central are going to go around […]

Welsh win high pressure contest over Scotland

WALES was officially crowned the top European Qualifier for next year’s World Cup, defeating the Feathers’ biggest rivals in Scotland by seven goals overnight to remain undefeated at the tournament in Glasgow. Both sides went into the clash having qualified for the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town, but pride was on the line […]

Wales waltz into World Cup

WALES has booked its spot in the 2023 Netball World Cup in Cape Town after defeating Northern Ireland in a crucial European Qualifier decider overnight. After Scotland knocked off Northern Ireland the day before, Wales just needed to win to ensure safe passage into next year’s World Cup. The Feathers will take on the Thistles […]

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