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2023 FAST5 day one recap

DAY ONE of the FAST5 international netall tournament is in the books after six of the best nations went head-to-head across multiple matches. We review how the clashes went down. WOMEN’S: Jamaica (36) defeated Australia (38) MVP = Gezelle Allison (JAM) Jamaica turned the game on its head in the second half, taking the win […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Malawi

MALAWI secured seventh spot at the 2023 Netball World Cup after overcoming Tonga in the playoff match. The Queens only went down to England and Australia in the group stages, but falling to Uganda in the playoffs meant they gave up their second African nation spot at the tournament. Though never completely out of games, […]

She Cranes too good for powerful Proteas

UGANDA caused an upset as it dethroned host nation South Africa to become the top African team with a close two-goal win after a third quarter flurry. Last time these two sides met was two days ago where South Africa took home the chocolates and got the win by two goals, but today was a […]

Uganda takes down Malawi to reach fifth placed playoff

UGANDA has defied its position of eighth in the world to reach the fifth placed playoff after defeating African rivals Malawi by 11 goals overnight. The She Cranes had a tight tussle early but kicked away in the final three quarters to post a comfortable double-digit win, 57-46. She Cranes goal attack Shadiah Nassanga was […]

2022 Commonwealth Games review: Malawi

AS the curtain closes on another Commonwealth Games, we take a look back at how each of the netballing nations fared in our team-by-team review series. Next up is Malawi, a nation that has caused upsets in the past, but at Birmingham, could not quite repeat those feats and ended up finishing seventh overall with […]

VNSL 2021: Round 1/2 preview – Season to tip-off tonight

AFTER an 11 month absence, the Vitality Netball Superleague finally returns on the weekend with all 11 teams suiting up for the 2021 season as a huge opening weekend sees the first two rounds played at Studio 001 in Wakefield. Eleven matches will play across the exciting round of action, with nine teams playing two […]

2021 VNSL Season preview: Manchester Thunder

WITH the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season around the corner after a yearlong hiatus due to the COVID-19 enforced cancellation in 2020 Draft Central takes a look at each team, player lists and expectations. The next side to go under the hammer is Manchester Thunder who have tasted plenty of success in recent times. With […]

2021 VNSL players to watch: Imports – Part 1

THE 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) is edging ever closer, and while the competition does not yet have an official start date for the season given ongoing COVID-19 limitations, all 11 franchises are gearing up for a big year of netball after such a disrupted 2020. With so much talent at each team’s disposal, Draft Central has […]

VNSL All Stars squad revealed for three match Netball Legends series

THE Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) All Stars squad for the upcoming Netball Legends Series against the England Roses has been revealed, with a host of international and domestic talent looking to test the England national side and promote the exciting array of talent in the UK’s premier netball league. While the likes of Malawian Joyce Mvula and […]

VNSL: Leading stats

ALTHOUGH the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season is on hold Draft Central casts an eye over the leading player in each statistical area after four rounds and the influence they could have on the competition if they continue on that trajectory when the season resumes. GOALS: It is no surprise that England Roses and Wasps […]

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