After losing out on bringing Laura Langman back to the franchise, the Magic have re-signed Courtney Tairi and Grace Rasmussen.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic squad has a settled look about it and is quickly taking shape for 2015.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty team look to do the unthinkable and win tonight's preliminary final in Brisbane for a spot in the final.
Having experienced finals games two years in a row at the NSW Swifts, Courtney Tairi went two years without at the Southern Steel.
Plenty of joyful tears have been shed over Ellen Halpenny's Silver Ferns squad selection for Glasgow.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic players have plenty of homework to do ahead of Monday night's massive assignment.
Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald concedes her team will have to do it the hard way.
The Central Pulse might have tipped the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic up in Hamilton four weeks ago, but the Magic may be able to have the last laugh tonight.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic survived a seriously sloppy performance to defeat the Adelaide Thunderbirds 50-49 in Rotorua last night.
Legendary defender Casey Kopua will play her 100th game for the Bay of Plenty Magic this weekend.
IAN ANDERSON - Waikato TimesJulie Fitzgerald was a Casey Kopua fan long before she joined the Magic.
Margaret Forsyth knows there's some sacrifices in order to steer the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic to a trans-Tasman league title.
Laura Langman will become the first player in the trans-Tasman league to play 100 games.
Irene van Dyk admitted to being extremely nervous in the lead-up to facing her old team for the first time.
It's the homecoming game for some Pulse players as they come to Hamilton, but not all want to talk about it.
Decision not to cut ticket prices to Magic games based on belief people back a winning team.
Magic goal shoot might be 20,000km from home but she keeps facing off against her compatriots.
Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald looks to keep her stars fresh for a huge game in Melbourne on Friday.
The Magic may well have done their part to give themselves a healthy home crowd advantage tonight.
Magic attacker Ellen Halpenny believes nurturing ways of Julie Fitzgerald key to Magic success.
Back injury being put to the side by netball defender as she pushes to get another win for the Magic.
The Magic have made it two wins from two after a stylish display in victory over the Mystics.
The culture at the Magic is far better than what Grace Rasmussen experienced at the Mystics.
The veteran centre is about to face her old team for the first time, but isn’t getting emotional, writes Aaron Goile.
Magic show their early-season class with new shooting pairing dominant throughout.
The Magic won't be short of able lieutenants to point them in the direction of CBS Canterbury Arena tomorrow.
Casey Kopua is suffering no more ill effects after ankle surgery and is set to play a full part in the trans-Tasman league season.
Lack of a wins at the Summer Shootout pre-season tournament a potentially ominous sign for Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic?
Magic captain Casey Kopua is unsure whether she will take the court in this weekend's tournament in Melbourne.
Former Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic player Jessica Tuki has been called into the Northern Mystics team for the Summer Shootout.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have plenty to work on before the trans-Tasman league season gets under way.
New Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald has predictably named Casey Kopua as captain.
In announcing their skipper, the franchise also named Leana de Bruin as their vice captain.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic are set to get plenty of match-play under their belt ahead of next season.
Captain Casey Kopua will not play for the Silver Ferns in the UK but she will be there as a technical advisor.
Fresh faces for Fitzgerald's team
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have signed two teenagers, as their 2014 roster nears completion.
The final Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic roster for next year's trans-Tasman league is slowly taking shape.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic defender Erena Mikaere signs with Southern Steel for next year's trans-Tasman league.
Waikato-BoP Magic have retained the services of Ellen Halpenny and signed new Silver Fern Courtney Tairi.
Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua wants her team-mates to have faith that she can get through the international season injury-free.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have re-signed Silver Ferns skipper Casey Kopua for another season.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have signed England shooter Jo Harten for the next two trans-Tasman league seasons.
The star defender recommits to the franchise for two years.
Khao Watts will not return to the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic for next year's trans-Tasman netball league, instead signing with the West Coast Fever.
Next week is shaping as crunch time for the Magic franchise to hold onto a bit of credibility.
Hamilton will host the majority of the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic's regular season matches next year for the first time since 2008.
Silver Ferns coach Waimarama Taumaunu has sent a ringing endorsement the way of Magic shooter Ellen Halpenny.
Irene van Dyk says she thought she would stay with the Magic until she was 100.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic board chairman John Wiltshire wants to see the franchise move away from single-year contracting.
The Magic will sign their first crop of 2014 players this week, but whether they are of Casey Kopua and Leana de Bruin remains to be seen.
Can the Magic win the final this year?