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Rhinos charge home as Manchester continues to Thunder

SOME teams truly did feel the curse of Round 13 in the Netball Super League over the weekend, but for others the round brought more luck than the superstition may suggest. Leeds bounce back from heartbreak in big way After suffering the ultimate regular season pain last week, the Rhinos bounced back on to the […]

Big margins the flavour of the NSL weekend

THE order of the weekend in the Netball Super League was big margins, with plenty of double digit margins across the menu. One of these was the London Pulse’s 21 goal win over the Strathclyde Sirens. Although it was one of the Sirens’ best performances scoring wise this season, it was not enough as the […]

Surprises aplenty as NSL reaches one-third done

ON a weekend that sprung up a few surprises, The Leeds Rhinos pushed the London Pulse all the way, but ultimately came up two goals short. After some clever double team defending from Halimat Adio and Funmi Fadoju, the Pulse were able to quickly rush out to a five goal to one lead to begin […]

PREVIEW | NSL Round 5 – Intrigue aplenty

THERE are plenty of intriguing clashes this weekend in the Netball Super League, and with the up and down nature of the form of many teams this season, these results could be decisive. Strathclyde Sirens vs Cardiff DragonsFriday at 7:30pmSports Hall, Emirates The Sirens are back at home for the first time this season, and […]

Streaks broken at both ends of the NSL ladder

THE match of the round in the Netball Super League over the weekend was an intriguing top of the table clash between the Severn Stars and Manchester Thunder, which saw the Thunder come away victorious 65 goal to 50 and with their undefeated record for 2024 still in tact. The margin may have been big, […]

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 […]

Pecking order starts to settle in NSL

THE action over the weekend in the Netball Super League certainly helped give fans a better idea of how each team is tracking this season. In a match that was tight by comparison to others, the Saracens Mavericks got on the board in 2024 with a 53 to 44 goal win over the Leeds Rhinos. […]

PREVIEW | NSL 2024 Round 2 – Time to paint a clearer picture

AFTER an enthralling opening day of action, Round 2 has already crept up on us all. Round 2 will be a good judge of where teams are at, and whether Round 1 was a truthful indicator of the season ahead or not. Cardiff Dragons vs Manchester ThunderFriday at 7pm GMTHouse of Sport, Cardiff The weekend’s […]

NSL Wrap Up | Round 1 2024 – A full smorgasboard

THE Netball Super League returned with a bang over the weekend, with all ten teams converging on Nottingham for the season opener. In the most thrilling of the results on the weekend, the Cardiff Dragons and Saracens Mavericks played out a thrilling 48 goal all draw. In what was a case of saving the best […]

2024 Netball Super League Preview – London Pulse

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 to predict how this year might unfold for them. Next up are the London Pulse. Last season brought absolute heartbreak for the Pulse, going […]

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