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Pulse’s last quarter return overcomes Stars

A FIGHTBACK finish from Central Pulse saw them take home a 64-62 win at home over a Northern Stars outfit who led for the majority of the match. An attacking game through and through saw both sides fight for a spot in the top three, reaching the pointy end of the season. All midcourters used […]

2023 ANZ Premiership Team of the Week – Round 7

CENTRAL Pulse has dominated this week’s 2023 ANZ Premiership Team of the Week, with four players in Round 7 side. The Pulse lead all-comers while Southern Steel and Mainland Tactix had two apiece, with Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic and Northern Mystics contributing the remaining two members of the team. GS: Amelia Walmsley (Pulse) Making […]

Tactix overcome Magic’s fast start for vital win

MAINLAND Tactix were able to come back from a first quarter deficit to find the consistency they were craving and defeat Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by three goals, 49-46. No Greer Sinclair for the Tactix for the remainder of the season meant promising young talent Paris Lokotui returned to elite netball after an anterior […]

Mystics deliver the weekend’s sole tight finish

AS the ANZ Premiership season reached its halfway point over the weekend, all the results seemed to follow a pattern. Well, almost all of them. In one tight result of the weekend, it was the Mystics who pinched a win over the Magic at the absolute death. After the Magic dominated early, the Mystics worked […]

2023 ANZ Premiership Team of the Week – Round 3

IT is Wednesday, which does mean it is time once again for another ANZ Premiership Team of the Week. After another weekend full of excellent performances, who stood out enough to make this week’s team? GS – Maia Wilson (Stars) Another great game in front of the ring from the Stars’ goal shooter has seen […]

Shocks and revenge tasting very sweet in ANZ

ROUND 3 of the 2023 ANZ Premiership season saw it all. Upsets, Grand Final revenge, the whole lot. In the game of the round, the WBOP Magic have caused an absolute upset, defeating the Northern Mystics 57 goals to 56. The visitors dominated for much of the match, but the Magic never gave up and […]

2023 ANZ Premiership | Round 2 preview: Plenty of questions already

AFTER an exciting opening round last weekend, the ANZ Premiership is back for Round 2. If the opening exchanges taught us anything at all, it is that the 2022 pecking order means nothing in 2023. For example, take the Tactix. They finished last in 2022 and made a lot of changes in the offseason, but […]

2023 ANZ Premiership Team of the Week – Round 1

LAST weekend saw the opening weekend of the 2023 ANZ Premiership season, and plenty of star performances across all six teams. In this week’s Team of the Week, all six teams have at least one representative across the 10-player team, with the Northern Mystics having the most representatives with three. Goal Shooter – Grace Nweke […]

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 […]

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