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Penultimate NSL round delivers the goods

THE penultimate round of the Netball Super League season answered the last set of questions about the season and how it will end. Pulse weather Lightning storm in all-London clash London Pulse picked up a crucial win over Loughborough Lightning ahead of finals, and also stopped the Lightning being able to take the minor premiership. […]

Grand Final rematch lives up to the hype

ROUND 3 of the Netball Super League saw a grand final rematch that lived up to the expectations, with the London Pulse avenging last year’s heartbreak by defeating the Loughborough Lightning by a mere goal. The Lightning had a chance to take the lead sooner than they ultimately did but some rare inaccurate shooting meant […]

2024 Netball Super League Preview – Saracens Mavericks

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. Week two of this series begins with a look at the Saracens Mavericks. Last year […]

England reveals squad for Nations Cup

ENGLAND has become the second country to announce its squad for January’s Nations Cup. A squad of 14 has been released, which consists of 11 players who played in the recent series against South Africa, plus three big inclusions. Roses captain Natalie Metcalf and star shooter Helen Housby are both back in the squad after […]

England Squad for South Africa Series Revealed

OVERNIGHT in Australian time, the England Roses announced their squad for their last international series for 2023, the series against South Africa next month. Among the squad of 14 is a mix of youth and experience. A large percentage of the squad for this series against South Africa also went to New Zealand in September […]

Silver Ferns keep in the contest

NEW Zealand have equalled the Taini Jamison Trophy series with a 21-goal onslaught over an inaccurate England Roses side., who were caught off guard by the strong Kiwi defence, falling 57-36. The Kiwis started out hot, slotting eight of the first ten goals as the contact penalties started to build up for the Roses in […]

Pulse join list revealing 2024 NSL Squad

THE Netball Super League (NSL) signings for 2024 just keep rolling in, with the London Pulse the latest side to confirm their full squad for 2024. Unlike some of the other NSL clubs, the Pulse have kept a solid chunk of their squad from the 2023 season, which saw them reach the Grand Final. Alicia […]

Saracens Mavericks announce 2024 squad

THE Netball Super League (NSL) off season signings have well and truly begun, with several clubs announcing their full 2024 squads. One of those is the Saracens Mavericks, who have several new faces among their 12-player squad for next season. There are eight returning faces to the Mavericks line up for 2024, which includes Georgia […]

Big wins, little wins, all the types of wins

IN the first of two rounds this weekend in the Netball Super League, there was a real mixture of margins across the four games. In the opening game of the round the Leeds Rhinos again fell agonisingly short of their first win of the season, going down to the Severn Stars 53 to 51. Teams […]

Preview: 2022 Australia v England test series

AFTER an enthralling Constellation Cup series, international netball is set to continue in Australia in 2022 as the English Roses come to town. The 2022 Australian Diamonds vs English Roses test series gets underway tonight, in what is set to be an enthralling series. Both teams are coming off solid series wins against New Zealand […]

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