Netball

Steel out of finals video

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew.

The Steel are out of the netball league finals, after the Queensland Firebirds prove too strong.

Resilient Magic ready for Swifts

Magic shooter Jo Harten says they have been a lot more resilient this year than last.

The situation may be the same as it was a year ago, but the circumstances are very different.

Recap: Steel v Firebirds

Southern Steel centre Shannon Francois.

A strong fourth quarter has seen the Firebirds knock the Steel out of the competition.

Jane Watson hoping hard work pays off

Southern Steel player Jane Watson, left, with Magic shooter Joanne Harten grabbing the ball in the trans-Tasman netball ...

Jane Watson is hoping that plenty of hard work can help the Southern Steel defeat the Queensland Firebirds in their trans-Tasman netball league semifinal.

Plenty to work on for Southern Steel

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua after the NZ conference final loss to the Magic.

There is plenty to work on for Southern Steel ahead of their trans-Tasman netball league semifinal.

Coaching opens Kopua's eyes

Magic specialist coach Casey Kopua says she's not done playing netball yet.

Stepping off the netball court while having her first child, Casey Kopua has learnt plenty about the game.

Langman's Swifts switch pays off

Silver Ferns midcourter Laura Langman says she is surrounded by surrounded by 'true professionals' in Sydney.

Silver Ferns midcourter says her move to play for the New South Wales Swifts has been everything she wanted it to be.

Erwood thrilled by finals experience

Southern Steel player Abby Erwood, left, playing her debut game, while Magic wing attack Grace Rasmussen, on right looks on.

Southern Steel rookie Abby Erwood was surprised to be thrown a bib and told to warm up for her debut.

Kiwi netballers snubbed

Laura Langman of the Swifts has been named in the trans-Tasman netball league 2016 All-Star team.

Netball fans have spoken and the Kiwi teams are the big losers in the 2016 All-Star team.

Hume 'shocked' by Ferns trial inclusion

Southern Steel and Netball South player Jamie Hume is a NZ Silver Ferns netball triallist.

Southern Steel rookie Jamie Hume was surprised to get a phone call from Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby on Wednesday morning.

Heat will go on experienced Silver Fern players

Southern Steel defender Jane Watson could be in line for the Silver Ferns' final 12.

Southern Steel dominate group of 28 players named to vie for spots in the Silver Ferns.

Taurua finds positive in trip to Brisbane

Queensland Firebirds shooter Romelda Aiken.

Southern Steel coach Noeline Taurua latches onto the positives leading into semifinal trip to Brisbane.

Hawkins set to stay on at Tactix

Tactix coaches Sue Hawkins, left, and Marianne Delaney-Hoshek talk during a trans-Tasman  game this season.

Netball Mainland staying quiet on Tactix coaching situation.

Firebirds clinch home semi

Romelda Aiken (right) had 49 goals and her shooting partner Gretel Tippett 14 as the Queensland Firebirds defeated the ...

Queensland Firebirds booked home trans-Tasman netball semifinal after beating the Swifts.

Recap: Australian netball final

Silver Ferns centre Laura Langman has played wing defence for the NSW Swifts in this year's trans-Tasman champs.

Queensland Firebirds will host the Southern Steel in trans-Tasman netball semifinal.

Steel shooter first to 700 goals

Jhaniele Fowler-Reid receives the trophy for being the NZ conference's most valued player from ANZ representative Sue ...

Southern Steel goal shoot achieves another milestone in 2016, but would trade it in for a win.

Magic steal conference title video

After beating the Southern Steel in the New Zealand conference final, the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic celebrate.

They defied the oddsmakers, earning a home semifinal next week with a win over the unbeaten Steel on Sunday.

Magic ruin Steel's party video

Pictured under the Magic goal, from left, Magic's Ellen Halpenny, Steel's Te Huinga Selby-Rickit, Magic's Joanne Harten ...

A first quarter blitz gave the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic victory over the Southern Steel.

Recap: Steel v Magic

Magic player Leana de bruin, left, and Steel player Te Paea Selby-Rickit tussle for possession of the ball.

The Magic shock the Steel in the trans-Tasman champs NZ conference final.

Home semifinal up for grabs

Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid and Magic defender Kristiana Manu'a will do battle on Sunday.

The Steel and the Magic are already in the trans-Tasman league semifinals, but can claim home advantage with a win on Sunday.

Tutaia's future up in the air as Aussie calls

Maria Tutaia's future at the Northern Mystics is uncertain.

Silver Ferns shooter weighs move to Australia as Mystics change coaches.

Magic getting unexpected help

Kristiana Manu'a defending against Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid in last year's finals.

Two of their brightest performers in last weekend's elimination final were ones hard to see coming.

Netball NZ's new CEO

Jennie Wyllie has been appointed as the new chief executive of Netball New Zealand.

Jennie Wyllie to start on Monday, replacing Hilary Poole who resigned last month.

Home semifinal an incentive for Steel

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew against the Magic.

"Nothing beats playing in front of your home fans," Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew says.

Steel prepare for experienced Magic

Southern Steel netball coach Noeline Taurua congratulates her team after a win in the trans-Tasman netball league.

 The Southern Steel are preparing themselves for a battle against the experienced Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in the NZ conference netball final.

Wellington girls claim U19 netball crown

Wellington's Mila Reulelu-Buchanan, left, beats Auckland's Eseta Tupu to the ball during Thursday's Netball NZ under-19 ...

Substitutes continue the momentum as Wellington surge home to beat Auckland in Netball NZ under-19 championships final.

Steel stars push claims for higher honours

Steel celebrate a win in their trans-Tasman netball match.

Which players from the unbeaten Southern Steel are in the mix for national honours?

Fowler-Reid's stunner season

Southern Steel goal shoot Jhaniele Fowler-Reid shooting a goal against the Magic.

Southern Steel goal shoot takes home third MVP award, the second player ever to achieve the feat.

Netball finals format explained

Southern Steel fans will be cheering on their team in Sunday's NZ conference final against the Magic.

Stumped by the trans-Tasman netball league finals format? Here's how it works.

Double blow for Netball NZ

Steve Lancaster has taken a new job with New Zealand Rugby.

Steve Lancaster ditches netball for rugby in a second major departure for NNZ.

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