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RECAP | 2024 ANZ Premiership: Round 2

THE Central Pulse have made it two wins from as many matches after defeating the WBOP Magic 56-44. It was a tight first half, but a strong third term from the victors made all the difference. Some strong defensive work from the Magic allowed them to be the ones to break centre pass first, and […]

New Zealand reveals Nations Cup Squad

NEW Zealand has become the first side to announce its squad for January’s Nations Cup. The squad of 11 was named this morning, with selections leaving plenty of questions. The big story is Michaela Sokolich-Beatson, who comes into the Silver Ferns Squad after a few years out of the team. She replaces Jane Watson, who […]

Roses send shock through New Zealand

THE England Roses ‘B-Team’ has sent shock waves through New Zealand netball getting a nail-biting 54 – 55 goal win over the Silver Ferns in the opening game for the Taini Jamison Trophy series. England entered this test series one of the most internationally inexperienced teams in history with 50 caps compared to New Zealand’s […]

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 […]

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, […]

Playoffs locked in for 2023 Netball World Cup

THE PRELIMINARY stages are done and the 2023 Netball World Cup is into the pointy end of the tournament. Just four nations – unsurprisingly the top four nations – are left in terms of taking out the overall title, but there is still the playoffs to take place to determine all the spots through to […]

Proteas fight back to snatch draw with Silver Ferns

SOUTH Africa’s hopes of reaching the Netball World Cup semi-finals came agonisingly close of becoming a reality after chasing down New Zealand last night but finishing the match in a 48-goal apiece draw. Had South Africa defeated New Zealand, and Jamaica knocked off the Silver Ferns tomorrow, the Proteas would have likely advanced through to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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