Netball

4th May

Northern Mystics edge Mainland Tactix in ANZ Premiership thriller

The Northern Mystics have handed the Mainland Tactix their third-straight loss in the ANZ Premiership, but only just, winning 53-52 at Trusts Arena in Auckland on Monday night. There were signs of improvement for the...

3rd May

ANZ Premiership: Southern Steel survive comeback to beat the Central Pulse

Make no mistake – the Southern Steel are the real deal. They were pushed hard by the two-time defending champions at Stadium Southland on Sunday afternoon, but ultimately beat the Central Pulse 56-52. Having opened up a nine-goal lead early in the third quarter, they made life hard for themselves by contriving to fall behind...

2nd May

Silver Ferns wing attack Gina Crampton making new connections at the Stars

Gina Crampton traded one team for another this year, which means she’s busy making new connections. The Silver Ferns wing attack made her 100th appearance in domestic netball last weekend, as the Stars beat the Mainland Tactix to make it two wins from two this ANZ Premiership season. But it was just her second for...

1st May

Pulse committed to man on man defence

The Central Pulse will continue to buck the trend by employing a man on man defensive structure this ANZ Premiership season, even if it means racking up a few more penalties. There has been a bit of chat about the physicality seen in the first two rounds of the season, while the Pulse and Magic...

30th April

Stars well equipped to cover Monica Falkner injury

Stars’ coach Kiri Wills is relieved she decided to have extra padding in her shooting end for this year’s ANZ Premiership, with Silver Fern Monica Falkner under an injury cloud. Falkner will miss Sunday’s round three match with the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic due to a knee injury. Falkner injured her left knee during...

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