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PREVIEW | 2024 ANZ Premiership

AFTER an offseason that perhaps felt like an eternity, the ANZ Premiership returns this weekend. The six clubs from last year are back to fight it out to be Queens of New Zealand, and will once again be chasing the Northern Mystics after they won their second title in three years in 2023. There are […]

Silver Ferns announce 2023/24 Squad

EARLIER this week Netball New Zealand announced the members of the 2023/24 Silver Ferns Squad, with a number of first time faces in the squad. Shooter Amelia Walmsley is the first of the new faces in the Silver Ferns Squad for 2023/24. The Central Pulse shooter locked down a regular starting spot at ANZ Premiership […]

ANZ Premiership Offseason Update: July 2023

ALTHOUGH the netball world’s attention is on the build up to the World Cup, there is still plenty happening on the domestic front. Let us check in with where the ANZ Premiership is at as the teams finalise their squads . This update will only include announcements made since our last update in June, so […]

2023 ANZ Premiership | Round 1 preview: New season, same goal

FIRST it was the English, now it is New Zealand’s turn to get its domestic netball campaign underway as the 2023 ANZ Premiership season kicks off this weekend. There has been plenty of change across all the teams over the offseason, and now that the Te Wānanga o Raukawa pre-season tournament is done and World […]

Silver Ferns announce Taini Jamison squad

NEW Zealand has named its 12-player squad for this month’s Taini Jamison Trophy against Jamaica, headlined by the return of captain, Ameliaranne Ekenasio. The shooter, who missed 18 months of international action and only returned to the ANZ Premiership this season, will don the black dress for the first time since giving birth to her […]

2023 ANZ Premiership schedule released

THE 2023 ANZ Premiership schedule has been confirmed in an announcement from the league yesterday. The condensed 12-round season will run from March 4 until May 22, before the finals take place to decide the champion. With the 2023 Netball World Cup in South Africa taking place in July, the earlier schedule allows for a […]

Silver Ferns announce 2022-23 squads

FRESH off a Bronze Medal campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, New Zealand has named its 2022-23 Silver Ferns Squad and Development Squad looking ahead to next year’s World Cup. The Silver Ferns have brought back a number of experienced players who missed out on Commonwealth Games representation, while a shooter from that Commonwealth Games […]

Sunshine Girls reach Gold Medal match

JAMAICA has achieved its best place finish at an international netball tournament outside the Fast5 by defeating New Zealand and reaching the Gold Medal Match of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The Sunshine Girls have won six Bronze Medals across either the Commonwealth Games or Netball World Cup in the past, but by defeating the Silver […]

Group B Semi Finalists confirmed as England and New Zealand remain undefeated

THE Group B Semi Finalists of the 2022 Commonwealth Games have been locked in, after both England and New Zealand kept their undefeated records in tact overnight with wins over Uganda and Trinidad and Tobago respectively. ENGLAND 13 | 12 | 15 | 16 (56)UGANDA 7 | 8 | 9 | 11 (35) England kept their […]

Favourites flex their muscles in Group B openers

THE opening pair of Group B games did not throw up many surprises, as England and New Zealand flexed their muscles and recorded easy first up wins against Trinidad and Tobago and Northern Ireland respectively. ENGLAND 15 | 22 | 20 | 17 (74)TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 6 | 3 | 4 | 9 (22) Everything is […]

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