Pulse well tuned for clash with Steel

Leana de Bruin and Irene van Dyk

Soaring one minute, then out of sync the next, there's been little harmony about the Pulse's play this season.

Pulse out to right wrongs

Donna Wilkins

Something seems to have lit a fire under the Central Pulse and it's about time too.

Pulse won't rush Leota back

Liana Leota

The Central Pulse have ruled out rushing Liana Leota back into action despite walking a tightrope.

Van Dyk nervous playing Magic

Irene van Dyk

Irene van Dyk admitted to being extremely nervous in the lead-up to facing her old team for the first time.

Pulse end Magic run

Leana de Bruin and Irene van Dyk

The Magic's unbeaten start to the season is over after going down to the Central Pulse 56-53 in extra time.

Henry excited for 'home' game

Joline Henry

She may play for the Pulse, but home for Henry is with partner and kids in Hamilton - where her next game is.

Pulse 'self destructed'

Robyn Broughton

Coach questioning Pulse's mental toughness as promising campaign stutters with three straight losses.

Swifts dominate hapless Pulse

Pulse v Tactix

The Central Pulse have lost their second straight game with a 63-45 defeat to the NSW Swifts in Sydney.

Broughton keeps calm

Robyn Broughton


On Sunday night in Napier the Pulse's world came crumbling down but the coach is staying positive.

Robyn's rules on the court

Robyn Broughton

Nikki Macdonald speaks to Robyn Broughton, the coach hoping to take Central Pulse to the top.

Pulse fights mental trap

Central Pulse

Be it possession or leads, the Pulse have a knack of blithely giving them away.

Pulse ease past Mystics

Irene van Dyk

Irene van Dyk created history in the trans-Tasman netball league as the Pulse eased past the Mystics.

Lees prefers diplomatic approach

Millie Lees

Sugar and spice and all things nice – that’s what Millie Lees is made of.

Broughton's life on court

Robyn Broughton

Pulse netball coach Robyn Broughton talks about teaching, Southland and yellow cards.

Pulse wary of Mystics backlash

Robyn Broughton

Watching the Magic thrash the Mystics 50-3 wasn't a sight anyone in the Pulse wanted to see.

Pulse get home but Henry far from happy

Central Pulse

Joline Henry provided a healthy dose or realism on Saturday night.

Loss compounds Wilkins’ frustration

Donna Wilkins

Dona Wilkins is full of admiration for the Adelaide Thunderbirds.

Pulse pay the penalty

Irene van Dyk

It wasn't only on the scoreboard where the Adelaide Thunderbirds were winners. It was the penalty count too.

Central Pulse have work to do

Irene van Dyk

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The Central Pulse lost 45-44 to the Adelaide in their opening trans-Tasman netball clash.

Henry prepared to go extra mile for Pulse

Joline Henry

Here's a thought to send a chill through Joline Henry's team-mates and opponents alike.

Van Dyk back to boost Pulse

Irene van Dyk

For 11 years, Wellington's best netballer hopped on a plane and went and played elsewhere.

Second isn't good enough for Broughton

Robyn Broughton

Processes are not the pre-occupation at the Central Pulse.

One bad result still bugs Grant

Katrina Grant

In Katrina Grant's first season with the Central Pulse, the team won once. And boy was there some hoopla at the final whistle.

Pulse better prepared for aggression

Robyn Broughton

There should be no excuses come March 3.

'Summer Shootout' no frolic

Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit

Significant tinkering with the Central Pulse's lineup will stop after the League's three-day "Summer Shootout" .

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