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Pecking order starts to settle in NSL

THE action over the weekend in the Netball Super League certainly helped give fans a better idea of how each team is tracking this season. In a match that was tight by comparison to others, the Saracens Mavericks got on the board in 2024 with a 53 to 44 goal win over the Leeds Rhinos. […]

NSL Wrap Up | Round 1 2024 – A full smorgasboard

THE Netball Super League returned with a bang over the weekend, with all ten teams converging on Nottingham for the season opener. In the most thrilling of the results on the weekend, the Cardiff Dragons and Saracens Mavericks played out a thrilling 48 goal all draw. In what was a case of saving the best […]

2024 Netball Super League Preview – Strathclyde Sirens

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 preview puts Strathclyde Sirens under the microscope. Things did not quite progress for the […]

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 […]

Brand new Sirens bring signing period to a close

THE Strathclyde Sirens are the final team to confirm their full list for the 2024 Netball Super League, and it is certainly going to be a very different Sirens outfit taking the court next season. Only four members of the 2023 squad are going to pull on the Sirens dress again in 2024, with Emily […]

2023 Netball World Cup review: Malawi

MALAWI secured seventh spot at the 2023 Netball World Cup after overcoming Tonga in the playoff match. The Queens only went down to England and Australia in the group stages, but falling to Uganda in the playoffs meant they gave up their second African nation spot at the tournament. Though never completely out of games, […]

Uganda takes down Malawi to reach fifth placed playoff

UGANDA has defied its position of eighth in the world to reach the fifth placed playoff after defeating African rivals Malawi by 11 goals overnight. The She Cranes had a tight tussle early but kicked away in the final three quarters to post a comfortable double-digit win, 57-46. She Cranes goal attack Shadiah Nassanga was […]

Playoffs locked in for 2023 Netball World Cup

THE PRELIMINARY stages are done and the 2023 Netball World Cup is into the pointy end of the tournament. Just four nations – unsurprisingly the top four nations – are left in terms of taking out the overall title, but there is still the playoffs to take place to determine all the spots through to […]

Proteas sigh of relief after She Cranes scare

SOUTH Africa was involved in another heartstopping Netball World Cup contest overnight, but this time came away with the points, defeating Uganda by two goals in the final match of the preliminaries stage. Though the Proteas did fall short of making the semi-finals, they finished off on a high ahead of the playoff, defeating the […]

Australia flourish after half-time stress

THE Australian Diamonds took a step closer to finals after a close encounter with the Malawi Queens, pushing out an equal half-time score to come away 24-goal victors. The Diamonds notched up a 70-46 performance over an impressive Malawi Queens who have proved to shake up the pools.  It was a close start for Australia, […]

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