Netball

Cullen's elbow goes unpunished video

The incident wasn't deemed as worthy of punishment.

OPINION: In rugby, an accidental elbow is a serious offence. So why can a Silver Fern get away with it?

Magic 'beaten up' in loss

Magic coach Margaret Forsyth, centre, said her team were 'beaten up' on Monday.

The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic now know what it's going to take to succeed in the ANZ Premiership.

Refreshed Steel keen to avoid upset

Southern Steel player Shannon Francois, left, passes the ball, while Pulse wing defence Claire Kersten looks on.

The Southern Steel are refreshed after a 10-day break and keen to avoid upsets against two of the form sides of the national netball league.

Netball's form seven

Steel import Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is the competition's top goal scorer.

No place for Maria Tutaia, Anna Harrison or Jane Watson in national netball premiership's form team.

Stars shock for a second time

Emma Iversen of the Stars in action.

First the Mystics, now the Magic - the Northern Stars are picking up some big scalps in the ANZ Premiership.

Pulse teacher knows best

Central Pulse wing defence Claire Kersten has had to fight hard for everything she's got in netball.

Claire Kersten doing her best to juggle work and play.

Can the Steel be stymied?

The success of the Pulse's defence relies upon Sara Bayman and the team's other midcourt and attacking players.

The Pulse have a defensive plan for the Steel, the trick is to execute it.

Mystics overpower hapless Tactix

Mystics shooter Maria Tutaia was a standout in the second half as her side overcame the Tactix in Nelson.

 Northern Mystics produce huge second half to keep Mainland Tactix winless.

Magic shooter keeps her cool

Lenize Potgieter has no time for silly little battles.

Lenize Potgieter has no time for silly little battles - she just lets her shooting do the talking.

Losing not an option for Mystics

Michaela Sokolich-Beatson showed her disappointment after last week's surprising loss to the Stars.

Mystics hope some honest words won't lead to a repeat of last week's loss to the Stars.

Defensive depth an issue for Ferns

Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby, left, and assistant Yvette McCausland-Durie want greater consistency and less errors ...

Retirements of Casey Kopua and Leana de Bruin has left the Silver Ferns coach with plenty to ponder.

Central in netball box seat

Netball South's Hayley Crofts, in green, challenges Central's Mila Reuelu-Buchanan for the ball in the national ...

Central have already confirmed a final spot heading into their round nine national development netball league clash against South.

Late bloomer Bird starting to soar

Goal shoot Ellie Bird gives the Tactix franchise optimism for the future.

Ellie Bird has gone from playing second grade netball to starring for the hapless Tactix.

Rotating stars key for Steel

Southern Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is crucial to her team's ANZ Premiership campaign chances.

OPINION: The Steel will have to manage their stars carefully heading into the hectic final month of the national netball league, with injury potentially derailing their campaign.

Price makes Australian youth team

Jamie Lee Price left New Zealand this year for a season at the NSW Giants.

Kiwi netballer Jamie-Lee Price's move to the Australian Netball League has paid off.

Stars shock Mystics

Maria Tutaia's Mystics battled to overcome the Stars.

Northern Stars shock Mystics 59-53 to turn tables in the second Auckland derby of ANZ Premiership.

Embarrassment of riches

Melbourne Vixens wing attack Liz Watson has been a standout this season.

OPINION: The Silver Ferns' rivals have a host of talent to pick from, writes Liz Ellis.

Pulse add to Tactix misery

Pulse captain Katrina Grant was a handful in the defensive end against the Tactix.

 The Pulse look a top three finals contender, while next season can't come soon enough for the Tactix.

Steel trying to stay ahead of pack

Southern Steel netball coach Reinga Bloxham at team training at Stadium Southland.

The Southern Steel have squeaked home in their last two encounters as they try to stay ahead of the chasing pack.

Mixed emotions for the Magic

Magic's Grace Rasmussen sends a pass during her side's loss to the Steel on Sunday.

They may have lost to the Southern Steel, but there were plenty of positives for the Magic to take from the match.

Steel too strong for Magic

Steel's Shannon Francois and Magic's Ariana Cable-Dixon contest a ball.

The Southern Steel's unbeaten run continued with a 65-61 win over the Waikato-BOP Magic in Rotorua on Sunday.

NZ defenders not going backwards

Pulse defender Katrina Grant, left, claims a rebound under pressure from Magic shooter Lenize Potgieter.

Hard work going on to ensure Silver Ferns don't lose ground on international rivals.

Stags show how to beat Steel video

The Southland Stags used lineout lifting to help them breach the Southern Steel defence.

Have the Southland Stags unlocked the secret of stopping the undefeated Southern Steel?

Hume shooting for more court time

Jamie Hume of the Southern Steel passes the ball during the ANZ Netball Premiership match against the Tactix.

Southern Steel goal attack Jamie Hume enjoyed her first national netball league start on the familiar Edgar Centre court.

Tactix squad playing for contracts

Tactix coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek talks tactics with skipper Anna Thompson.

 The Tactix squad will need a shake-up over the off-season. Contracts are on the line for 2018.

Magic face whale of a task

Magic captain Casey Kopua says they can definitely beat the Southern Steel.

 As one of the ANZ Premiership's Captain Ahabs, the Waikato-BOP Magic will get a chance to catch their white whale on Sunday.

Magic come off second best

Casey Kopua and Maria Tutaia had a running battle in Wednesday's game.

In a match Olivia Newton-John would have been proud of, the Magic were outmuscled by the Mystics.

Mystics win tightens playoff race

Magic defender Kelly Jury and Mystics shooter Bailey Mes compete for the ball.

With a 59-55 win over the Magic, the Mystics have ensured the ANZ Premiership playoff race will go down to the wire.

Steel's wake-up call just the tonic

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew passes the ball down the court against the Mainland Tactix in the ANZ Premiership ...

OPINION: Closer than expected win over bottom-placed Mainland Tactix is just what the southern netball franchise needs.

Magic out to stop 'silly mistakes'

Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic centre, Sam Sinclair, in action against the Northern Mystics at the Te Aroha Events Centre.

Last time the Magic played the Mystics, they shot themselves in the foot, and they don't want that to happen twice.

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