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ANZ Premiership: Round 8 – Deadly opening quarter gives Stars the edge

COMING off a difficult loss against the Mainland Tactix, the Northern Stars had no issue dominating the Southern Steel with a convincing 50-43 win. Uncertainty and a lack of connection in the Steel attack end, due to a string of unfortunate injuries, meant that a tenacious Stars defence were able to come out on top […]

2020 ANZ Premiership preview: Round 8

WITH one game already down, Round 8 of the ANZ Premiership will bring plenty of excitement and intense battles with a couple of ladder defining clashes. The top two match-up between the Central Pulse and Northern Mystics headlines the round while up the other end of the ladder the Magic and Steel do battle. Northern […]

ANZ Premiership – Round 7: Steel stun Mystics to jump off the bottom of the ladder

IN their sole game of the round, the Southern Steel stunned the Northern Mystics in a complete four quarter performance, downing them by six goals (47-41). The Steel came out with a real fire in the belly, connecting well across the court and applying a wealth of pressure both in attack and defence to force […]

2020 ANZ Premiership: Round 6 – Player of the week

EACH week Draft Central will analyse player performances from across the round in the ANZ Premiership and determine a “Player of the Week” based on gameday performances. A player can be nominated as many times as deemed necessary given their individual performance across the round. Playing two high intensity games for the round, Mainland Tactix […]

ANZ Premiership – Round 6: Steel secure second win for the season

LOOKING for their first win since the ANZ Premiership season restart, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic were on song from the get-go but it was Southern Steel that starred clinching a one goal win (41-40). Their increased intensity and hunger for the ball was evident maintaining a full four quarter effort to overrun the Magic […]

2020 ANZ Premiership – Five talking points: Round 5

HITTING the midway point of the competition, the league could not get any tighter with four of the five games in Round 5 of the ANZ Premiership decided by less than three goals. It was a fantastic display of netball across the weekend with each team pulling out all the stops in hope to claim […]

ANZ Premiership – Round 5: Mighty finish seals the deal for Stars

NORTHERN Stars have capitalised against a determined but understrength Southern Steel team that had to shuffle the magnets in the wake of key shooter, Jennifer O’Connell‘s injury. Despite the Steel coming close and giving the Stars a scare, the fourth quarter again proved to be the Steel’s downfall. The Stars, on the other hand, looked […]

ANZ Premiership – Round 5: Pulse survive nailbiter against error-ridden Steel

SOUTHERN Steel pushed the Central Pulse in Round 4 of the ANZ Premiership, and while they backed it up a week on, the Pulse treasured ball and maintained accuracy for a close 40-37 victory. It was the Pulse’s continuous drive that propelled them to a sixth straight victory, with the close finish for the Steel […]

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