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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 […]

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 […]

ANZ Premiership Round 12 preview: Will Steel or Stars shine brighter?

THREE games take place over the final weekend of action as part of Round 12, with only four rescheduled matches remaining after the weekend. There is plenty at stake for three of the teams in action, with the Northern Stars and Southern Steel both battling it out for a finals spot, as the Stars and […]

ANZ Premiership Round 11 preview: Finals race heats up

FOUR of the six teams will again do battle twice as Round 11 of the ANZ Premiership takes place over three days. The Northern Mystics, Mainland Tactix, Southern Steel and Central Pulse will all play twice, whilst Northern Stars and Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic will just play one each on Sunday. The race towards […]

Steel break deadlock with late flurry

IN one of the tightest ANZ Premiership games of the season, Southern Steel were finally able to shake off a determined Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by two goals last night. The teams were dead even at each of the first three breaks, having scored 14, 26 and 38 goals respectively, and even no more […]

Bottom beats top in Magical win

IT was the result no-one saw coming. Last placed Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic sitting at 1-8 for the season going up against the ladder-leading Northern Mystics (9-2) at the Mystics home court in Round 10 of the ANZ Premiership season. Few gave the Magic any sort of chance, given they could not quite get […]

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. […]

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 […]

ANZ Premiership Round 9 preview: Finals on the horizon

A BLOCKBUSTER five-game round of action takes place this weekend in the ANZ Premiership with Round 9 kicking off tomorrow. Four of the six teams – Northern Mystics, Northern Stars, Mainland Tactix and Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic – all play back-to-back games over the weekend at Pulman Arena, whilst Southern Steel and Central Pulse […]

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