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RECAP | 2024 ANZ Premiership: Round 2

THE Central Pulse have made it two wins from as many matches after defeating the WBOP Magic 56-44. It was a tight first half, but a strong third term from the victors made all the difference. Some strong defensive work from the Magic allowed them to be the ones to break centre pass first, and […]

RECAP | 2024 ANZ Premiership: Round 1

THE Northern Mystics got their ANZ Premiership title defence off to the perfect start with a 64 goals to 52 win over the WBOP Magic. The Magic were actually the better team for much of the match, but fell apart late and the Mystics swooped. It was the defending champions who got the early lead, […]

GAMES OF THE WEEKEND | April 12 to 14 2024

FOR the first time in 2024, all three of the world’s biggest netball leagues are up and running, so we are going to take a look at some of the key matches around the world this weekend. ANZ PREMIERSHIP MATCH OF THE ROUND Northern Stars vs. Central PulseSunday at 4pmPulman Arena, Auckland Although it is […]

Nations Cup Player Focus: Georgia Heffernan (NZ)

AFTER a first up loss, New Zealand got its Nations Cup campaign back on track on matcday two with a five-goal win over Uganda. A big part of that success was goal attack Georgia Heffernan. Originally just a training partner for this series, Heffernan subsequently got promoted to the actual squad and has become the […]

Kiwis claim final match as Cup comes to a close

NEW Zealand may have won the fourth Constellation Cup test match against Australia 53 goals to 50, but ultimately the Australians were the ultimate winners as they won the Constellation Cup on goal difference. Coming into the match the Silver Ferns needed a 17-goal win to take the series on goal difference but could only […]

Diamonds take first win of Contellation Cup

GAME one goes to the Australian Diamonds thanks to an attacking masterclass, helping them defeat the Silver Ferns and come out 10-goal (50-40) victors in Melbourne. Right out of the blocks, Australia forced a turnover with Jo Weston drawing first blood and stealing an early goal down the other end under the post. The score […]

Silver Ferns keep in the contest

NEW Zealand have equalled the Taini Jamison Trophy series with a 21-goal onslaught over an inaccurate England Roses side., who were caught off guard by the strong Kiwi defence, falling 57-36. The Kiwis started out hot, slotting eight of the first ten goals as the contact penalties started to build up for the Roses in […]

Proteas fight back to snatch draw with Silver Ferns

SOUTH Africa’s hopes of reaching the Netball World Cup semi-finals came agonisingly close of becoming a reality after chasing down New Zealand last night but finishing the match in a 48-goal apiece draw. Had South Africa defeated New Zealand, and Jamaica knocked off the Silver Ferns tomorrow, the Proteas would have likely advanced through to […]

New Zealand wins comfortably to make it three in a row

SECOND quarter dominance assured the Silver Ferns of a convincing win over Singapore with a 61-goal win and leaving Singapore winless so far this Netball World Cup, whereas New Zealand produced three wins in a row to kick off the tournament. The 80-19 performance was thanks to direct vision the Silver Ferns had into their […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: New Zealand

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s preview is all about the reigning World Champions, New Zealand. HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP […]

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