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Bendigo Strike down Warriors to get back on winners list

THE Bendigo Strikers have won their second match of the VNL after defeating fellow new side the Western Warriors 60 goals to 45. A quick start to the game set up the win for the Strikers, who just kept building on their lead as the game progressed and fended off everything the Warriors threw at […]

Big wins for some, but some don’t get to cruise

THE North East Blaze were one of a few Victorian Netball League sides to pick up a big win in Round 3, downing the Western Warriors 74-54. The Blaze were quick to get out to a lead, making the most of an attacking contact call that went in their favour. This sparked a run for […]

PREVIEW | VNL 2024 – New season, new faces, same dream

IT is the most exciting day in the Victorian State netball calendar – the opening round of the Victorian Netball League (VNL) season. In perhaps a case of déjà vu, it is once again the City West Falcons who are the ones to beat in 2024 after defending their title last season. However, there are […]

Bentley ready to drive her career forward

THE opportunity to be a part of an inaugural team at the Melton-based Western Warriors. Who would give up that chance? Iris Bentley didn’t and quickly jumped on the bandwagon to join their Under 23s side. Bentley has moved from the Casey Demons to the newly established Western Warriors in the Victorian Netball League (VNL) […]

2023 VNL | Semi-Finals preview: Four remain in title hunt

JUST four teams remain in the race to the Victorian Netball League (VNL) title, with the red-hot City West Falcons the side to beat, but three willing competitors still in contention. We preview the two massive semi-finals that take place tonight at the State Netball Centre. City West Falcons vs. Geelong CougarsWednesday, July 26 @ […]

2023 NSL Season Preview: Team Bath

THE 2023 Netball Super League (NSL) season is just around the corner, and clubs and fans alike are gearing up for another exciting season. After an eventful off season the 10 NSL clubs are ready to go for another year, and to prepare for the season we here at Rookie Me Central are going to go around […]

2022 VNSL team review: Team Bath

IN the wake of the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season finishing, we have taken a look back at how each team fared. We continue the 11-team countdown with the fourth placed Team Bath who got better as the season went on and really earned a place in the Final Four despite spiritual leader Serena […]

Manchester Thunders to 2022 VNSL title

WITHOUT a doubt the best team all year, Manchester Thunder stood up when it counted, claiming a memorable seven-goal win over Loughborough Lightning to take out the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) title. The Thunder dominated early, then weathered the second half comeback from the Lightning, to secure the 60-53 triumph and win their second […]

Thunder and Lightning to create grand final storm

THERE is little doubt the two best Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) teams are through to the decider, after top two sides Manchester Thunder and Loughborough Lightning both won their respective semi-finals. Their respective opponents – Team Bath and London Pulse – put up fights, but ultimately fell short against the sides, creating a grand final […]

VNSL Semi-Finals preview: Final four face off

IT is now or never for the four Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) finalists, with the knockout semi-finals taking place tonight at Sir David Wallace Arena. Ladder leaders Manchester Thunder went undefeated throughout the 2022 season, and will be strong favourites against fourth placed Team Bath, the first of two semi-finals at the arena. The second […]

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