Netball

Tactix and Stars winners in ANZ Premiership

In an extra-time cliffhanger that went down to the final seconds, the Mainland Tactix reversed their one-goal loss to the Northern Mystics a fortnight ago in the ANZ Premiership and pulled off a 64-63 victory...

17th May

Steel hold on for win after Taneisha Fifita ordered off

The Central Pulse’s title defence is in tatters following their fourth loss from five games to start the ANZ Premiership season. For the second time in three weeks, the Southern Steel prevailed over the Pulse, winning their first away game of the season 56-52 in Porirua on Sunday. The Pulse have lost three straight games...

15th May

Silver Fern netball great Margaret Forsyth an ‘adventure gal’ and champion for her community

Margaret Forsyth: December 28, 1961 – May 4, 2021 On the netball court, Silver Fern Margaret Forsyth was competitive, uncompromising but also kind and knew how to get the best out of everyone, not just her teammates but her opponents as well. Off the court, as a coach, city councillor and mum, she lived by...

14th May

New Zealand’s Premiership netball coaches united against Aus two-point shot

Australia’s flagship netball league is sticking with a largely unpopular two-point shot, but it seems there’s little chance that will happen here as long as our top coaches have got anything to do with it. The two-point shot was announced by the Super Netball Commission weeks before the start of last year’s Australian league, catching...

‘Any publicity is good publicity’: Ricky Stuart apologises to angry netballers but can’t resist a second swipe

Ricky Stuart has apologised to the Australian netball community after it responded angrily to comments from the Canberra Raiders coach that suggested the sport wasn’t ‘tough’. But while Stuart clarified on Friday that he respected netball and said all sports are tough, he delivered a little parting jab by saying he hoped netball had enjoyed the...

13th May

ANZ Premiership coaches united against 2-point shot

Australia’s flagship netball league is sticking with a largely unpopular 2-point shot but it seems there’s little chance that will happen here as long as our top coaches have got anything to do with it. The 2-point shot was announced by the Suncorp Super Netball Commission weeks before the start of last year’s Australian league,...

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