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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 […]

Fans Forum: 2023 ANZ Premiership edition

Welcome to the Netball Fans Forum, a new series here at Rookie Me Central where we hear from netball fans themselves and see what they have to say about the domestic season that have recently come to a conclusion. Today’s article is taking a look at the 2023 ANZ Premiership Season, which was ultimately won […]

New Zealand reveals World Cup squad

NEW Zealand has become the third country this week to reveal its squad for the upcoming World Cup. Once again lead by skipper Ameliaranne Ekenasio, there is certainly a mix of youth and experience among the squad. Alongside Ekenasio, five of her 2019 World Cup winning team mates are back to win the title again […]

2023 ANZ Premiership: Team of the Season – Contenders

AFTER a year of excellent performances across the ANZ Premiership, it is time to see who is in contention to make the final Rookie Me Central Team of the Year for 2023. Below you will see all the 18 players who are in contention to make the final Team of the Season, listed by their […]

Stars book ticket to grand final

NORTHERN Stars have booked their spot in the ANZ Premiership Grand Final after a 53-52 win over Central Pulse. Last year’s grand final rematch proved to be a heart wrenching showdown as both teams had something to prove coming off of losses last week. The pure emotion from the players on and off the court […]

2023 ANZ Premiership Preview: Elimination Final

AFTER three months of an exciting home and away ANZ Premiership season, the finals kick off. This weekend sees a rematch of the 2022 Grand Final, with the Central Pulse hosting the Northern Stars in a battle that will see the winner progress to play the Northern Mystics in the 2023 Grand Final. Both teams […]

2023 ANZ Premiership: Team of the Week – Round 11

THE penultimate 2023 Rookie Me Central ANZ Premiership Team of the Week is in with one new fresh face and each player having only played the one match in Round 11. The one debutant this week, with the Pulse’s Fa’amu Ioane making her first Team of the Week for 2023. There is also almost every […]

Stars sit seamlessly for finals

THE Northern Stars have come out victorious with an 11-goal win (47 – 58) over the still winless Southern Steel. The Stars entered this game historically having their best quarter in the third, and this game proved to be no different with a 10 – 18 game solidifier. The Stars were able to capitalise on […]

2023 ANZ Premiership: Team of the Week – Round 9

A HOST of in-form ANZ Premiership players form Round 9’s ANZ Premiership Team of the Week, giving a sign into what might be to come for the Silver Ferns at the World Cup later this year. There is also a Tactical feel to this week’s team, with about a third of the squad coming from […]

2023 ANZ Premiership | Round 9 preview: Pulsating, yet Tactical

This weekend sees the beginning of the final month of the ANZ Premiership season, and with five teams still in contention for finals, there really is plenty still to play for. The top three is far from decided, with anyone from first placed Mystics down to fifth placed Magic still in contention. Unfortunately the last […]

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