A horror second quarter has cost the Southern Steel a chance of a rare win on Australian soil.
Magic throw away golden chance to beat one of the competition's top sides as search for consistency goes on.
The Swifts maintain unbeaten run against Kiwi teams in the trans-Tasman netball league this season after beating the Mystics 66-50 in Sydney.
The Magic produced a dreadful third quarter performance to end any hope of beating the Firebirds.
Pulse and Tactix fans hoping Natalie Medhurst has a silver bullet will be disappointed.
Jodi Brown believes the Pulse can still make the playoffs without a win against the Fever.
After spending past eight months getting over ruptured Achilles, youngster itching for an opportunity.
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The Steel let themselves down against the Magic and are eager to bounce back in Melbourne.
Netballers face two tough ones in a row across the Tasman after finding their finishing feet against the Steel.
Clash against West Coast Fever will be Central Pulse coach's 100th game at this level.
Ex-Magic player makes Australia Netball World Cup squad on back of fine form at the Fever.
It only gets worse for the Central Pulse.
The Pulse will need to play at the right tempo, and with the right temperament, if they are to beat the Northern Mystics on Monday.
Five days after writing names in the record books for the most goals in a game, the Steel are back pondering how to get their season back on track.
The Tactix were soundly beaten by West Coast Fever 51-66 after they were outclassed in the mid court.
The Magic will board a plane to Brisbane on Friday with confidence restored following their win over the Steel on Saturday.
Adelaide picked up just their second trans-Tasman netball win of the season, an upset seven-goal victory over the NSW Swifts.
Melbourne Vixens have lost a third straight trans-Tasman netball match, going down 55-48 to the Queensland Firebirds.
The Magic played a decisive game to seal a 57-63 victory over the Steel in Invercargill on Saturday night.
Life doesn't get any easier for the hapless Tactix, with the unbeaten West Coast Fever their next opponents in Blenheim.
Katrina Grant reckons there's two teams which are streets ahead in the trans-Tasman Netball League.
Jhaniele Fowler-Reid presents a massive challenge for the Magic in their clash with the Steel.
Injured Magic and Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua has been an able lieutenant on the bench.
Bailey Mes needs to become more consistent for the Tactix if she wants to make the Silver Ferns.
Tactix netballers describe Southern Steel hammering the as most harrowing experience of their careers.
Inaugural coach Helen Mahon-Stroud believes the Tactix have been left behind, while their Kiwi rivals have all got stronger.
West Coast continue stunning start to trans-Tasman league, beating defending champions 53-47 in Perth.
Southern side set new record for highest score in trans-Tasman netball league history with 84-58 pummelling.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty left to pick up pieces ahead of crucial trip to Invercargill, after imploding against Mystics.
The Mystics chase down a nine goal lead in the final quarter to claim a last second tie with the Magic.
Jhaniele Fowler-Reid hogged the headlines but it's the Steel midcourt that the Tactix need be wary of.
Sam Sinclair is set to match up against Laura Langman, but she knows she can't think too much about her classy opponent.
Southern Steel's star goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid not concerned about "one-trick pony" barbs.
The disappointment of Auckland still rankles for the Steel and nothing other than a big win will do.
Noeline Taurua, now assistant coach of the Mystics, comes up against her old side, the Magic, on Sunday.
There's not been many times this season when the Central Pulse coach has had cause to praise her players.
After two wins and three losses to start season, coach says inexperience playing a part for her team.
Tactix defender lights fuse for spicy South Island derby, labelling Steel star shooter a one-trick pony.
The Silver Ferns are poised to return to Christchurch in October for the first time since 2012.
Queensland Firebirds skipper steps up in tense milestone match to claim thrilling 51-47 win over Swifts.
Central Pulse on form in impressive 49-38 win over the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic in Wellington.
The Mystics earn a hard-fought 57-52 win over the Southern Steel at Trusts Arena.
The Magic are gunning for back-to-back wins but are carrying frustration from their latest outing.
The Central Pulse lost to Northern Mystics but you couldn't lay the blame on the wing defence.
It's not been a happy Cricket World Cup for Central Pulse netball import Ama Agbeze.
Mystics vs Southern Steel netball clash important to the ambitions of both franchises.
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A last-second goal from Caitlin Bassett secured a dramatic 59-59 draw for the West Coast Fever.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic players will be bracing for some harsh words at training this week.