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2024 Netball Super League Preview – Surrey Storm

THE 2024 Netball Super League season is almost upon us, and to celebrate the build up to the season, Rookie Me Central will be previewing each of the 10 competing teams and seeing how this year might unfold for them. Today’s penultimate preview is on the Surrey Storm. Overall, 2023 was a year of progress […]

Storm serve up 2024 Squad

THE Surrey Storm have also joined the procession of Netball Super League teams revealing their squad for the 2024 season, after making the announcement last week. Unlike many of their rivals, the Storm have managed to keep a large chunk of their 2023 squad at the club for next season. Led again by playing coach […]

2023 NSL Season Preview: Surrey Storm

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 […]

Thunder break record with 88-goal bonanza

MANCHESTER Thunder have broken an all-time scoring record with 88 goals – beating the previous record of 86 – during their Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) victory last night. The Thunder defeated Wasps, whilst Team Bath and Loughborough Lightning also picked up wins in Saturday’s action.

2022 VNSL club preview: Wasps Netball

HAVING lost a couple of international talents over the off-season, Wasps Netball will look to utilise its youth, having replaced a number of players with fresh faces. Wasps only finished five points adrift of the top four, and most importantly had a superior goal difference to fourth with a massive plus-80, and they will be […]

VNSL 2022 Team Preview: Severn Stars

DESPITE having the majority of their list re-sign, the Severn Stars lineup will still feature a number of fresh faces in 2022. The Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) side recruited four players from opposing teams in a bid to improve their ninth placed finish from 2021. The Stars won four out of 20 games had suffered […]

VNSL 2022 Team Preview: Wasps Netball

WITH a greater turnover than any other side, the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) will be a challenging one for Wasps Netball. That is not to say they cannot compete, but rather adapting to plenty of fresh faces and a high turnover – with eight players departing the club – making it a new-look overall […]

2022 VNSL lists: Part 2

A HUGE month of Vitality Netball Superleague list-building is now done and dusted, with the signing period complete and all 11 franchises creating exciting new-look teams and boasting some huge names. In the second edition of our VNSL 2022 team list articles, we run through the last five teams in alphabetical order and the newcomers […]

2021 VNSL Season preview: Severn Stars

WITH the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season around the corner after a yearlong hiatus due to the COVID-19 enforced cancellation in 2020 Draft Central takes a look at each team, player lists and expectations. The next side in focus is Severn Stars who have recruited one of the leagues most experienced midcourters for the 2021 […]

VNSL 2020 team preview: Severn Stars

WITH the 2020 season of the Vitality Netball Superleague now upon us, we take a look at each team heading into a massive year in Superleague netball. The next team in our season preview is Severn Stars. Coach: Melissa Bessell 2019 finish: 6th (7-11) Despite a slow season, the Stars do not have too much […]