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Injuries sour Magic result in ANZ Premiership

VISITING sides came away with the points in the ANZ Premiership over the weekend, with a spate of injuries in the Magic’s win over the Stars souring the game. Pulse remain ones to beat Southern Steel (37) defeated by Central Pulse (57) There was no stopping the Pulse after a breathtaking 20-goal victory against the […]

Steel survive to remain in finals contention

THEY did not always have it their own way, but the Southern Steel remain alive in the ANZ Premiership finals hunt, after shaking off a determined Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by 11 goals at ILT Stadium. The Steel raced out to a seven-goal quarter time lead, then had to fend off the best the […]

Pulse still alive for top with Stars win

IT might be feint, but Central Pulse is still a chance for top spot in the ANZ Premiership, having accounted for Southern Steel last night. The Pulse and Northern Stars have been neck-and-neck all season, but the now second placed side took a leap forward towards not only finishing second, but potentially grabbing top spot […]

Steel overrun shaky Magic

IT was a consistent performance from the Southern Steel as they continued to mount pressure on the leading ANZ Premiership teams, piling on a huge 35-21 first half effort before retaining control in the closer second half. Once again the Magic worked hard to rein in their opposition after half time, however the early deficit […]

2021 ANZ Premiership: Round 11 preview

ROUND 11 of the ANZ Premiership kicks off this weekend with a top of the table clash headlining the round. The clash between Central Pulse and Mainland Tactix has been rescheduled to Tuesday due to the raised COVID-19 Alert Level in Wellington and could be subject to further change depending on government requirements. Northern Stars […]

Stars reign supreme thanks to frantic final term

THE top three clash between Southern Steel and Northern Stars well and truly lived up to the hype with the Stars getting the “w” in a hard fought battle. It was even for majority of the game before a blowout final term handed the top side a thrilling 10 goal win. It did not take […]

Youth and unpredictability headline the Southern Steel in 2021

DEVELOPMENT is key for the Southern Steel heading into the 2021 ANZ Premiership season according to co-captain Shannon Saunders. There was a significant amount of player changeover at the end of last season with Gina Crampton and Kalifa McCollin departing, however those holes made way for youth to shine through, with the side boasting seven […]

2021 ANZ Premiership: Under 21s to watch

THE ANZ Premiership season is just around the corner now and with that comes some new and exciting faces to the league. There has been a multitude of changes across the league over the off-season with some experienced names set to ply their trade in new colours for 2021, while player movement has also made […]

ANZ Premiership: Pre-season tournament – Day 1

THE ANZ Premiership preseason tournament kicked off on Friday with multiple fresh faces gracing the court for their respective sides. The reigning premiers – Central Pulse – played two games, donning a new look line-up given the departure of a couple of key players across the board while the Magic also got out on court […]

2020 ANZ Premiership – Round 8: Emotional Magic clench thrilling one-goal win

TEARS of elation graced the face of the Magic players as they notched up their second win of the season, the first since their return from the COVID-19 enforced break (37-36). It was as seesawing affair with the lead chopping and changing throughout the match and going right down to the wire. Fronting up to […]

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