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2022 ANZ Premiership review: Southern Steel

NARROWLY missing out on an ANZ Premiership finals place by finishing fourth, Southern Steel had some outstanding games, and some forgettable games. The Steel burst onto the scene by stunning Mainland Tactix to the tune of 17 goals, before a week later getting rolled by Northern Mystics, 70-50. Though inconsistent, the Steel did manage to […]

Waikato Bay’s Magic finish to ANZ Premiership season

THOUGH it might not have been a memorable season for the last placed Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic, there was plenty to take away from a strong finish, as the Magic easily took case of fourth placed Southern Steel by 11 goals. The Magic won the first three quarters to set up the win, then […]

Stars shoot to top, set to host elimination final

SECURING the much needed three points, Northern Stars will host the 2022 ANZ Premiership elimination final after defeating Southern Steel in a massive 19-goal victory (68-49) in Auckland yesterday. The Stars showed their full potential against an out of sorts Steel outfit who only had pride on the line. After securing their spot in the […]

Stars shoot into finals after Steeling win

THE 2022 ANZ Premiership finalists have been decided after the Northern Stars shut the door on any hope that the Southern Steel could snatch a top three spot. The Stars had to overcome a nervous extra time to finally put away the determined Steel, but were able to steady when it counted to come away […]

Steel break deadlock with late flurry

IN one of the tightest ANZ Premiership games of the season, Southern Steel were finally able to shake off a determined Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by two goals last night. The teams were dead even at each of the first three breaks, having scored 14, 26 and 38 goals respectively, and even no more […]

Tactix upset Steel in come-from-behind win

AFTER trailing the Southern Steel for the most of the season, Mainland Tactix have drawn level with their opponents on the 2022 ANZ Premiership ladder following a five-goal win yesterday. The Round 10 clash at Christchurch Arena saw the Tactix fall four goals behind at quarter time, but the home side gradually caught up to […]

Pulse suffocate Steel attack in low-scoring win

HOLDING Southern Steel to their lowest score of the season, Central Pulse won a crucial top three clash to go outright second thanks to a six-goal win to close out Round 9 of 2022 ANZ Premiership season. The Steel started incredibly, piling on 18 goals in the first term, but the Pulse defence clicked into […]

Tactix stun Steel to kick-start season

AFTER a shaky start to the 2022 ANZ Premiership season, Mainland Tactix have been able to notch up their second win of the season, defeating the Southern Steel by nine goals last night. The Tactix won all four quarters to gain a bonus point and move off the bottom of the ladder, adjusting their win-loss […]

Mystics thump Stars in Battle of the North

NORTHERN Mystics have put their northern rivals, the Northern Stars to the sword, running out by an equal club-high 24 goals in the ANZ Premiership. The Mystics had winners all over the court as they dominated from start to finish, winning each of the four quarters and snatching back top spot with the 68-44 victory. […]

Third time’s a charm for Steel

HAVING claimed three wins and only two losses – both against the Northern Mystics – the Southern Steel broke through for their first win over the reigning premiers this season. The top two sides – who have now played more matches than any other team – are both on 4-2 after the Steel’s five-goal triumph […]

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