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England reveals Roses Squads for 2024/25

IT was a big day at England Netball HQ yesterday, with the 2024/25 Roses and Future Roses Programme Squads both announced. There were 23 players named in the senior Roses squad, The cohort sees the return of Beth Cobden, Zara Everitt and Jessica Shaw to the programme after time away from it, while Tash Pavelin, […]

PREVIEW | NSL Round 4 – Time to snap some streaks

IT is already the one month mark of the 2024 Netball Super League, and things are only continuing to ramp up further. Friday at 7:30pm GMTUniversity of Worcester Arena The weekend kicks off with what is arguably the match of the round, with the last two undefeated sides in the competition set to battle it […]

PREVIEW | NSL Round 3 2024

WITH an exciting and intriguing opening fortnight of the 2024 Netball Super League season all done and ticked off, Round 3 is here and sure to provide some interesting match ups. Friday at 7:30pm GMTTeam Bath Arena After a frustrating performance last week, the last team that Bath would want to be facing this week […]

PREVIEW | NSL 2024 Round 2 – Time to paint a clearer picture

AFTER an enthralling opening day of action, Round 2 has already crept up on us all. Round 2 will be a good judge of where teams are at, and whether Round 1 was a truthful indicator of the season ahead or not. Cardiff Dragons vs Manchester ThunderFriday at 7pm GMTHouse of Sport, Cardiff The weekend’s […]

2024 Netball Super League Preview – Surrey Storm

THE 2024 Netball Super League season is almost upon us, and to celebrate the build up to the season, Rookie Me Central will be previewing each of the 10 competing teams and seeing how this year might unfold for them. Today’s penultimate preview is on the Surrey Storm. Overall, 2023 was a year of progress […]

England Squad for South Africa Series Revealed

OVERNIGHT in Australian time, the England Roses announced their squad for their last international series for 2023, the series against South Africa next month. Among the squad of 14 is a mix of youth and experience. A large percentage of the squad for this series against South Africa also went to New Zealand in September […]

New Zealand cop flack after dusty trophy cabinet

WHILE England’s selection decisions for the Taini Jamison Trophy sparked a war of words from Silver Ferns stakeholders, it is now New Zealand that will ponder its next month post-Constellation Cup. After losing the first game to the less experienced Roses, the Silver Ferns bounced back to win the last two and claim the trophy. […]

Roses send shock through New Zealand

THE England Roses ‘B-Team’ has sent shock waves through New Zealand netball getting a nail-biting 54 – 55 goal win over the Silver Ferns in the opening game for the Taini Jamison Trophy series. England entered this test series one of the most internationally inexperienced teams in history with 50 caps compared to New Zealand’s […]

Taini Jamison Trophy 2023 Preview: England

THIS weekend international netball returns, with the Taini Jamison Trophy being contested again in New Zealand. In the lead up to the series, we here at Rookie Me Central are going to be taking a deep dive into this series, continuing today by taking a look at the visitors England.   This is a big […]

Storm serve up 2024 Squad

THE Surrey Storm have also joined the procession of Netball Super League teams revealing their squad for the 2024 season, after making the announcement last week. Unlike many of their rivals, the Storm have managed to keep a large chunk of their 2023 squad at the club for next season. Led again by playing coach […]

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