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Mystics thump Stars in Battle of the North

NORTHERN Mystics have put their northern rivals, the Northern Stars to the sword, running out by an equal club-high 24 goals in the ANZ Premiership. The Mystics had winners all over the court as they dominated from start to finish, winning each of the four quarters and snatching back top spot with the 68-44 victory. […]

Shooting Stars too good for Tactix

FINALLY able to play their rescheduled Round 4 game, the Northern Stars have come up trumps with an impressive eight-goal win (56-48) over Mainland Tactix in the ANZ Premiership yesterday. The Stars played just their fourth game this season, but had made the most of their chances, moving to 3-1 on the table and gaining […]

ANZ Premiership preview: 2021 bottom three

IT is not long until the ANZ Premiership kicks off for another season, with Rookie Me Central taking a look at how each team is shaping up ahead of the new year. In this edition of the two-part preview, we look at the bottom three sides. >> 2021 FINALISTS PREVIEW NORTHERN STARS Last season: 4th […]

2021 ANZ Premiership: Top 10 quiet achievers – #1 Elle Temu

NOW that the ANZ Premiership season has come to a close Draft Central takes a look back at some of the quiet achievers that effectively plied their trade throughout the year. The number one spot on the countdown goes to exciting Northern Stars defender Elle Temu. After making the switch at the end of the […]

2021 ANZ Premiership: Season Review – Northern Stars

NOW that the ANZ Premiership season is done and dusted Draft Central casts an eye over each team and how they fared throughout their 2021 campaign. Shaping up to be title favourites before a turbulent end to the season were the Northern Stars, who finished their season in fourth spot on the ladder. Season overview: […]

Stars end season on a high with scintillating 19-goal win

IN both teams’ final game of the home and away season, it was the Northern Stars that claimed the win over Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by 19 goals (65-46). It was a one-sided affair as the Stars came out with a point to prove after dropping all the way down the ladder and missing […]

Steel survive gutsy Stars comeback to secure finals berth

THE Southern Steel have knocked the Northern Stars out of the ANZ Premiership finals race with a desperate one-goal win last night despite still having one round left (46-45). It was a heart in your mouth game that went right down to the wire with neither side willing to relent on the pressure nor give […]

2021 ANZ Premiership: Round 13 preview

IT is going to be a huge round of ANZ Premiership action with the rescheduled contest between Central Pulse and Mainland Tactix set to open proceedings tonight. Both sides will take the court twice this round with the Tactix hoping to stay in touch with the top three. Central Pulse vs. Mainland Tactix Friday, July […]

Mystics make it three from three in Northern Derby

NORTHERN Mystics made it three from three with an eight-goal win (69-61) over Northern Stars to further solidify their standings atop of the ladder. Having played only days earlier the Stars were unable to muster enough firepower to combat the Mystics who seemed to have things all their own way winning three out of the […]

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 […]

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