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Taini Jamison Trophy 2023 Preview: New Zealand

THIS weekend international netball returns, with the Taini Jamison Trophy being contested again in New Zealand. In the lead up to the series, Rookie Me Central are going to be taking a deep dive into this series, beginning today with hosts New Zealand. This Taini Jamison Trophy series can be the start of a reset […]

New Zealand drops all squads in one go

IT has been a big day of selection at New Zealand Netball HQ, with four squads revealed for upcoming series. The Silver Ferns’ squads for the series against England and Australia, as well as the Fast5 World Series have been revealed, with a few new faces amongst the four squads. There are a few different […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: New Zealand

REIGNING champions New Zealand ultimately went home from Cape Town without a medal, which will leave the Silver Ferns with a frustrated feeling. However, they did lose shooter Grace Nweke early, and were forced to reshuffle, still only losing to Jamaica and England. The Silver Ferns survived a scare against South Africa where they drew, […]

Scotland keeps Australia to its lowest score so far

THE Australian Diamonds were kept to their lowest score so far of the tournament after a second half drop, but still came out victorious by 40 goals as Scotland can take many positives out of their 77-37 performance. Now into the fourth day of the tournament, it is clear that fatigue is now playing a […]

New Zealand wins comfortably to make it three in a row

SECOND quarter dominance assured the Silver Ferns of a convincing win over Singapore with a 61-goal win and leaving Singapore winless so far this Netball World Cup, whereas New Zealand produced three wins in a row to kick off the tournament. The 80-19 performance was thanks to direct vision the Silver Ferns had into their […]

Silver Ferns take first win of Netball World Cup

A STRONG start for NEW Zealand’s Silver Ferns solidified their first win of the Netball World Cup with a dominant 76-27 win over Trinidad & Tobago with versatility playing key. The reigning champions defensive pressure right out the mark was impeccable with plenty of intercepts coming left, right and centre keeping the Calypso girls to […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: New Zealand

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s preview is all about the reigning World Champions, New Zealand. HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP […]

Fans Forum: 2023 ANZ Premiership edition

Welcome to the Netball Fans Forum, a new series here at Rookie Me Central where we hear from netball fans themselves and see what they have to say about the domestic season that have recently come to a conclusion. Today’s article is taking a look at the 2023 ANZ Premiership Season, which was ultimately won […]

2023 ANZ Premiership Team of the Season

AFTER 47 matches, two finals and a whole lot of entertainment, the 2023 ANZ Premiership season has come to a close, and to celebrate it is now time to reveal the Rookie Me Central Team of the Season. Last week’s list of 18 contenders has been whittled down to a squad of 10, with almost […]

New Zealand reveals World Cup squad

NEW Zealand has become the third country this week to reveal its squad for the upcoming World Cup. Once again lead by skipper Ameliaranne Ekenasio, there is certainly a mix of youth and experience among the squad. Alongside Ekenasio, five of her 2019 World Cup winning team mates are back to win the title again […]

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