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SSN Preseason Scouting Notes: Mavericks vs Lightning

SATURDAY night saw history made out at the Waverley Netball Centre, as the Melbourne Mavericks took to the court for the first time, facing the Sunshine Coast Lightning in a preseason friendly. Unfortunately the match had to be called off in the second term after star Maverick Sasha Glasgow suffered a sickening lower leg fracture, […]

Stats Deep Dive – Nations Cup 2024

LAST weekend saw the 2024 Netball Nations Cup finish up and Australia win the crown yet again. But what do the stats tell us about how the four day tournament unfolded? Let us take a deep dive into some of the more crucial stats from the tournament and see what interesting information can be found. […]

England folds under pressure as Australia continues dominance

THE Australian Diamonds brought the England Roses back down to earth with a dominant 20-goal victory in the Nations Cup final overnight, 69-49. Australia’s pure grit and determination to get over the line prevailed, looking like a well oiled machine from the get-go. Once the Diamonds got a sniff at a lead, they never let […]

Diamonds dazzle despite determined opposition

AUSTRALIA has made it three from three at the Nations Cup after a solid 63-49 win over Uganda this morning. In a historic first meeting between the sides, Uganda was competitive and took it up to the Diamonds for much of the match, but it was ultimately a one-sided third quarter that was the difference. […]

Spoilt for choice, Samason chooses life in NZ after tough 2023

THE relationship between Australian and New Zealand netball has always been idolised in the eyes of international viewers. From 2008 to 2016 there was the ANZ Championships, which saw five Australian and five New Zealand teams compete week in, week out. Each had their respective conference titles, but it was the overall competition that was […]

Dominant Diamonds dazzle in first up win

AUSTRALIA has kicked off its Nations Cup campaign in a emphatic fashion, recording a 63 goal to 50 win over New Zealand in its opening match. The win came off the back of a particularly strong performance from the Diamonds’ defence, which saw them run away with the match late. The defensive pressure from both […]

Bruce ready to go all in for Nations Cup

THE Australian Diamonds are set to make their maiden Nations Cup appearance against New Zealand, England and Uganda overnight. Australia currently boasts a full trophy cabinet, but it wouldn’t hurt to add another. This is only the second Nations Cup with the last one taking place in January 2020, hosted by England. Other competitors were […]

PREVIEW | Nations Cup 2024 – New name, same dream

WITH a fresh name, a new team, but the same format, the Netball Nations Cup is back for 2024, and is set to kick off this weekend. Formally known as the Quad Series, the 2024 edition will have a new team on board with Uganda replacing South Africa in the line up. The She Cranes […]

How to fit three into two – Fever defence

THE squads lists for the 2024 Suncorp Super Netball Season have been confirmed, and fans can finally look forward to the season ahead. However, some teams have made some signings that leave questions about the makeup of their starting sevens. One of those is the West Coast Fever, specifically the defensive cohort of the Fever. […]

Prediction Zone: 2024 Starting 7s – SSN Part 2

IT is time for part two of Rookie Me Cantral’s 2024 Suncorp Super Netball Round 1 starting 7 predictions. If you missed part one of this prediction series, click here. Melbourne Vixens GS: Sophie GarbinGA: Kiera AustinWA: Hannah MundyC: Kate MoloneyWD: Kate EddyGD: Jo WestonGK: Emily MannixI/C: Zara Walters, Mwai Kumwenda, Rudi Ellis Explanation The […]

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