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Games of the Weekend | June 14 – 17

THIS weekend sees an emotional final round in the UK, while in the southern hemisphere things are really starting to heat up into the back end of the seasons. ANZ PREMIERSHIP MATCH OF THE ROUND Mainland Tactix vs. Central Pulse  Sunday at 4pmWolfbrook Arena, Christchurch This weekend’s middle game in New Zealand should be an […]

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 […]

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 […]

2023 FAST5 day two recap

DAY TWO of the FAST5 international netball tournament is in the books after six of the best nations went head-to-head across multiple matches. We review how the clashes went down. WOMEN’S: Jamaica (27) defeated by England (33) MVP = Abbeygail Linton (JAM) The opening game of the day could have gone either way as neither […]

Silver Ferns force fourth game decider

NEWLY named ‘Robyn Broughton Stadium’ in Invercargill witnessed a 56-53 result as the Silver Ferns forced a fourth ‘live’ Constellation Cup game decider after defeating Australia by three goals in the third test. The Silver Ferns caused some doubt in the Australian camp as midway through the first quarter, they were up by four goals. […]

Australia sends message to Kiwis ahead of third test

AUSTRALIA extended its series lead 2-0 by nine-goals in a scary 55-46 loss for the Silver Ferns in Brisbane. The pressure is mounting on New Zealand as they have to win their stretch of games by more than a total of 19 goals. If they win the remaining two games and have the 19 goal […]

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 […]

Scotland keeps Australia to its lowest score so far

THE Australian Diamonds were kept to their lowest score so far of the tournament after a second half drop, but still came out victorious by 40 goals as Scotland can take many positives out of their 77-37 performance. Now into the fourth day of the tournament, it is clear that fatigue is now playing a […]

2023 Netball World Cup preview: New Zealand

THE 2023 Netball World Cup is almost here, and to help count down to the tournament, Rookie Me Central will be previewing all the competing teams and seeing how they might fair at the tournament. Today’s preview is all about the reigning World Champions, New Zealand. HISTORY OF NEW ZEALAND AT THE NETBALL WORLD CUP […]

New Zealand reveals World Cup squad

NEW Zealand has become the third country this week to reveal its squad for the upcoming World Cup. Once again lead by skipper Ameliaranne Ekenasio, there is certainly a mix of youth and experience among the squad. Alongside Ekenasio, five of her 2019 World Cup winning team mates are back to win the title again […]

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