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This week in netball: SSN coaches extend contracts as ANZ signings continue

THIS week in netball, the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) finals series got off to a raring start, as ANZ Premiership player signings began and a number of SSN coaches extended their current contracts. The SSN finals produced some intriguing outcomes, as NSW Swifts earned a free ride to the 2021 grand final in a week’s […]

Mystics impress against Mainland Tactix to claim a four goal victory

NORTHERN Mystics ended their home and away season on a high, denying Mainland Tactix the chance of hosting the elimination final next week with a four-goal win, 63-59. It was a tight tussle between the two teams but it was the Mystics that held sway for majority of the game and were intent on winning, […]

Tactix topple gallant Magic outfit

MAINLAND Tactix survived a huge scare against the last placed Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic to claim a narrow two-goal victory 49-47 in the ANZ Premiership. It was not all smooth sailing for the Tactix as the Magic held sway for large passages of the game and forced the visitors to work in overdrive to […]

Tactix overcome half-time deficit to steal pulsating win

THE Mainland Tactix claimed their second consecutive win against the Central Pulse with a narrow three-goal win (52-49). Kelly Jury was back in the mix for the Pulse after missing last week with a calf strain, and while it reduced the deficit, it did not change the outcome. After only playing a quarter of netball […]

Mainland Tactix put out a record-breaking performance

A RECORD-breaking performance from the Mainland Tactix gifted them a commanding 17-goal win over Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic (68-51). It was the largest winning margin the club has secured in its 14 years, in what was a comprehensive display of netball across the four quarters. It was goal for goal to start the term […]

Mainland Tactix rally to produce first win of 2021

THE home crowd seemed to be exactly what the doctor ordered for the Mainland Tactix as they registered their first win of the season defeating Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic by four goals (63-59). It was a heart in your mouth finish to the game as the Tactix pulled out all the stops in the […]

Fisher-inspired Southern Steel shock Tactix with 18-goal win

SOUTHERN Steel stamped their authority on the competition with a resounding win over grand finalists Mainland Tactix (54-36). Sporting new recruit George Fisher from the get-go, the Steel flexed their muscles in attack and dominated play right across the court while the Tactix looked lacklustre without the services of injured star Te Paea Selby-Rickit. It […]

Player in Focus – Jane Watson

UNDOUBTEDLY one of the most exciting defenders to watch, Mainland Tactix captain Jane Watson is one to keep an eye on coming into the 2021 ANZ Premiership season. Watching from an Australian netball perspective, Watson’s defensive style is unique and unmatched. While Suncorp Super Netball’s (SSN) defensive style is typically player on player, body on […]

Mainland Tactix stun Steel in battle of the south

COMING off a loss, the Mainland Tactix had a day out against the Southern Steel with the defensive unit generating a wealth of ball and shutting down any movement in attack to run home 13 goal victors (48-35). Their connections across the court were second to none dominating from the first whistle to the last. […]

ANZ Premiership preview: Round 2 – Netball returns along with a grand final rematch

THE highly anticipated return of the ANZ Premiership kicks off on Friday. After an interrupted start to the season due to the COVID-19 outbreak and a subsequent two month hiatus expect all six teams to come out firing, with a grand final rematch headlining the return to netball.  Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic v. Northern […]

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