Southern Steel overcome nervous start to record comfortable opening national netball league victory over Northern Stars
The Southern Steel overcame a slow start to record a comfortable 75-57 victory over the Northern Stars in the opening match of the national netball league.
The title favourites' experience shone through as they eased to a 75-57 win over the new Northern Stars team.
The ANZ Premiership begins with a triple-header on Sunday, where plenty will be revealed.
Whip out your black and yellow: the Hurricanes, Phoenix and Pulse all play in Wellington April 7-9.
A new era of southern netball will begin on Sunday with Reinga Bloxham at the helm, so just what makes the new Steel coach tick?
They have an experienced core, but it's the Magic's debutants who will determine how their season goes.
Australian coach needs to start getting more wins out of netball's perennial cellar-dwellers.
There is a nervousness mixed with obvious excitement in the Central Pulse camp as they stare down the start of the refurbished national netball competition.
Lenize Potgieter may be more excited for the start of the ANZ Premiership than anyone else.
Tactix off-season recruit sidelined for opening match in ANZ Premiership.
Former Waikato-BOP netball midcourter in making an impression down south after moving down to support her rugby playing partner.
Casey Kopua is back on court with the Magic this season, and she is relishing the competition.
Southern Steel netball captain Wendy Frew is keen to get off to a strong start despite two early away fixtures
The Southern Steel are hoping to get some early momentum despite two away games in the new look national netball league.
Southern Steel shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid looking forward to new format challenges after busy off-season helping Jamaica claim netball series win
Southern Steel netball shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is back in New Zealand after helping Jamaica claim their first series netball win in England.
Silver Ferns' coach backs new domestic league after former competition 'diluted' playing style.
Ashburton teenager to replace Silver Fern Jess Moulds in the first round of the ANZ Premiership.
Four Silver Ferns and standout Jamaican import to boot, the Steel will take some beating in 2017.
The Southern Steel's 2017 ANZ Premiership preseason is done, now for the real action.
Dislocated finger sees Laura Langman sent to hospital during Australian ANZ Championship match.
The return to the Mystics for Bailey Mes is something that could benefit the country as well as the team.
Netball NZ is keen for Kiwi teams to develop their own style again following its exit from trans-Tasman comp.
No ties for NZ's top league with extra time periods introduced among a raft of rule changes.
It was a successful year both on and off the court for Netball South in 2016.
Central Pulse make winning finish to preseason tournament.
Coming out of the ANZ Premiership preseason tournament, the Waikato-BOP Magic have a focus on physicality.
Mainland Tactix coach much happier after ANZ Premiership pre-season tournament.
The Southern Steel have banked three wins from as many games in preseason trip to Otaki.
The Southern Steel get revenge for their 2016 NZ Conference final defeat at the pre-season tournament in Otaki.
Central Pulse beat Mystics 53-40 to kick off national premiership preseason tournament.
Netball New Zealand delighted to be going it alone.
Katrina Grant has a big chance to really establish herself as Silver Ferns' skipper.
The Mystics will have two captains for the upcoming ANZ Premiership netball season.
The Northern Stars have suffered a big blow ahead of the season, with Holly Fowler injuring an ACL.
The Christchurch Netball Centre is set to join forces with the North Canterbury, Selwyn and Mid Canterbury for a new Inter-Centre competition in April.
Their game might still need a little polishing, but the Central Pulse are right where they want to be.
Hundreds of mourners gather to farewell the former Silver Fern netballer.
Former netball player Tania Dalton was remembered on the very court where she helped the Southern Sting and Steel secure many a victory.
The Southern Steel will continue to try out different combinations at their final pre-season netball tournament in Otaki starting on Friday.
Mainland Tactix coach not reading too much into pre-season losses.
Southern Steel netball team coach Reinga Bloxham happy with pre-season victories over Mainland Tactix
The Southern Steel netball team picked up two comfortable pre-season victories against the Mainland Tactix.
Cathrine Tuivaiti impresses as Central Pulse blow Taranaki Invitational team away in preseason friendly
Cathrine Tuivaiti's 33 goals lead Central Pulse to dominant win in Taranaki.
Nicola Mackle is hoping to keep off the sidelines and have a big campaign with the Mainland Tactix in 2017.
A charitable trust is set up in the name of star netballer Tania Dalton.
Robyn Broughton, who was "like a mum" to Tania Dalton, struggles to come to terms with untimely tragedy.
The Central Pulse have made 'big sacrifices' to get results in Taranaki this weekend.
All six ANZ Premiership sides to face off in Kapiti.
"She lived as we all might strive to - never on the sidelines, always in the action, bringing her A-game": Tributes to former Silver Fern and TV commentator.
Bubbly, opinionated and kind, Tania Dalton was one of the characters in NZ netball.
Defender, who enjoyed meteoric rise and then a quiet lull, wants to regain black dress.
A privacy breach relating to the medical care of Tania Dalton is being investigated.