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Blow out wins aplenty ANZ Premiership

THE ladder is starting to come together as the ANZ Premiership reaches games that are do or die. Stars get first win of the season Northern Stars (63) defeated Southern Steel (46) Thanks to an effective four quarter performance the Stars picked up their first win of the 2024 season. It was a relatively clean […]

Injuries sour Magic result in ANZ Premiership

VISITING sides came away with the points in the ANZ Premiership over the weekend, with a spate of injuries in the Magic’s win over the Stars souring the game. Pulse remain ones to beat Southern Steel (37) defeated by Central Pulse (57) There was no stopping the Pulse after a breathtaking 20-goal victory against the […]

Surprises aplenty restarts picture in ANZ Premiership

JUST as the ANZ Premiership season was starting to settle into a rhythm, Round 7 came along and spiced proceedings up in the run home to finals. WBOP wave some magic to end Pulse undefeated run The Central Pulse are no longer undefeated after being outclassed by the Magic. The Magic jumped out to a […]

Pulse remains strong in Wellington as undefeated run continues

THE Central Pulse remain undefeated this ANZ Premiership season after a big win over the Southern Steel. The Pulse were made to work for their win, but fought off everything the Stars threw at them to take the win. After a goal-for-goal start to the clash, the Pulse capitalised on a flying Parris Mason and […]

Spoilt for choice, Samason chooses life in NZ after tough 2023

THE relationship between Australian and New Zealand netball has always been idolised in the eyes of international viewers. From 2008 to 2016 there was the ANZ Championships, which saw five Australian and five New Zealand teams compete week in, week out. Each had their respective conference titles, but it was the overall competition that was […]

New Zealand reveals Nations Cup Squad

NEW Zealand has become the first side to announce its squad for January’s Nations Cup. The squad of 11 was named this morning, with selections leaving plenty of questions. The big story is Michaela Sokolich-Beatson, who comes into the Silver Ferns Squad after a few years out of the team. She replaces Jane Watson, who […]

Taini Jamison Trophy 2023 Preview: New Zealand

THIS weekend international netball returns, with the Taini Jamison Trophy being contested again in New Zealand. In the lead up to the series, Rookie Me Central are going to be taking a deep dive into this series, beginning today with hosts New Zealand. This Taini Jamison Trophy series can be the start of a reset […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: New Zealand

REIGNING champions New Zealand ultimately went home from Cape Town without a medal, which will leave the Silver Ferns with a frustrated feeling. However, they did lose shooter Grace Nweke early, and were forced to reshuffle, still only losing to Jamaica and England. The Silver Ferns survived a scare against South Africa where they drew, […]

Dozen it feel good? Australia claims 12th Netball World Cup

AUSTRALIA has reclaimed the Netball World Cup title to hold every international crown it could again, after defeating England by 16 goals in the Gold Medal Match. It was as ruthless and impressive from the Diamonds as it was disappointing and heartbreaking for the Roses, with the world number ones outclassing the side that beat […]

Roses cause another upset and make more history

ENGLAND Roses are going for gold after they overran the Silver Ferns by six goals after the Commonwealth Games upset, flipping the narrative. England took the 46-40 game in the last five minutes, leaving New Zealand truly beaten and heartbroken. The England Roses move on to their first ever Netball World Cup final as they […]

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