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True smorgasbord to kick off the season

THE OPENING weekend of the ANZ Premiership season truly had it all. Big wins, small wins and wins that prove the 2022 pecking order means nothing this year. In the clash of last year’s runners up versus last year’s wooden spooners, it was the Tactix who got the upset win, downing the Stars by six […]

2023 Quad Series preview: New Zealand

THE 2023 Netball Quad Series is set to get underway this weekend, with Australia, England, New Zealand and South Africa all set to battle it out in Cape Town, South Africa for the title. In the build up, Rookie Me Central will be taking a look at each of the teams competing at the tournament […]

Confident Diamonds breathe life into Cup series

THE Aussie Diamonds have breathed some life into the 2022 Constellation Cup series, downing the New Zealand Silver Ferns by 15 goals. A confident Diamonds side did not have things all their own way, but they weathered everything the Kiwis threw at them and ensured that the final game of the series would not be […]

PREVIEW: 2022 Constellation Cup

THE 2022 Constellation Cup kicks off tomorrow night, with Australia and New Zealand once again set to do battle. The 2022 Series will be the 12th time the two countries have battled for the Cup. Australia has won the series seven times and the Kiwis have won it twice (the 2015 and 2019 series were […]

Silver Ferns announce 2022-23 squads

FRESH off a Bronze Medal campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, New Zealand has named its 2022-23 Silver Ferns Squad and Development Squad looking ahead to next year’s World Cup. The Silver Ferns have brought back a number of experienced players who missed out on Commonwealth Games representation, while a shooter from that Commonwealth Games […]

2022 ANZ Premiership review: Mainland Tactix

IT was an unlucky year for the Mainland Tactix, who ended up on the bottom of the ANZ Premiership ladder, but can take away the fact they did not have the least amount of wins. They picked up five for the season – one more than the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic – but due […]

Pulse grab top spot ahead of minor premier battle

IT will all come down to the final game of the season to determine the automatic ANZ Premiership grand finalist after Central Pulse temporarily grabbed top spot on the table. The Pulse took care of the fifth placed Mainland Tactix by eight goals at Christchurch last night to set up a winner-takes-all final round battle […]

Magic dominate extra time to secure win

IN the second extra time game of the day, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic secured a six-goal win over Mainland Tactix in what was effectively a dead rubber ANZ Premiership match. Both sides will round out the bottom two spots on the 2022 ladder this season, but the Magic picked up good win to continue […]

ANZ Premiership Round 12 preview: Will Steel or Stars shine brighter?

THREE games take place over the final weekend of action as part of Round 12, with only four rescheduled matches remaining after the weekend. There is plenty at stake for three of the teams in action, with the Northern Stars and Southern Steel both battling it out for a finals spot, as the Stars and […]

Pulse control Tactix to keep touch on top spot

A DOMINANT four-quarter performance from second placed Central Pulse against Mainland Tactix has set the Pulse up to challenge the top of the table Northern Mystics for the ANZ Premiership automatic grand final spot. The Pulse are in great form, and they took care of the Tactix, winning all four quarters on their way to […]

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