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.
The cards are tumbling at the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic.
Double blow for Magic
Laura Langman and Irene van Dyk are leaving the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic.
Future looks bright for Magic as Waikato-Bay of Plenty win national under-23 tournament.
A lack of recent top level coaching experience didn't paint Margaret Forsyth as the leading contender for the Magic assistant coach role.
Margaret Forsyth has been announced as the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic assistant coach.
It was a bitter-sweet reward for Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic defensive star and Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua.
New Magic coach moves to keep Irene
Star shooter's training schedule will be kept "flexible" if she re-signs with Magic.
It's not a match made in heaven yet but Irene van Dyk and Julie Fitzgerald definitely share the same dream.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic suffered their earliest exit from the competition last Saturday, but how did the players perform?
New Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic coach Julie Fitzgerald admits to being ''fiercely competitive'', but also ''very much a players' coach''.
Marg Foster hits out at Raelene Castle's stinging slap to aspiring New Zealand netball coaches.
Former NSW Swifts coach Julie Fitzgerald is the new coach of the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic.
OPINION: The early playoff exit for the Magic seems to have signaled the end of an era that will be remembered for under-achievement.
Noeline Taurua will "investigate" the option of becoming the New South Wales Swifts coach for next year's trans-Tasman league.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsWaikato/Bay of Plenty Magic assistant coach Tanya Dearns could hold the key to retaining the franchise's three core Silver Ferns.
There was to be no fairytale finish like last year for the Waikato/BOP Magic.
Previously at this time of the year, Ellen Halpenny would be reflecting on a forlorn trans-Tasman league campaign.
Irene van Dyk has quickly issued a warning that the Magic must lift their game if they are going to defend their trans-Tasman league title.
The defending champions will play the Firebirds in a sudden death clash at Claudelands on Sunday.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have motivation to be ruthless against the Northern Mystics tonight.
There are lessons aplenty for the Pulse, as the Magic contemplate another trans-Tasman Netball League finals campaign.
Wai-BOP get the better of Vixens
The Magic have all but confirmed a playoff spot with win over Melbourne Vixens.
Melbourne Vixens captain Bianca Chatfield says her team arrive with no thoughts of revenge from last year's grand final loss to the Magic.
The Magic will hope they aren't left ruing the fact they didn't put the Northern Mystics away by more when playoff positions are sorted.
TheMagic have beaten the Mystics 60-50, but will need some big improvements.
The last time the Magic and the Mystics met it was an intense preliminary final showdown in Auckland, with drama aplenty.
Ahikaa - those who keep the home fires burning - is how Erena Mikaere's role at the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic is summed up.
The lights of Singapore are at the end of the Northern Mystics tunnel for coach Ruth Aitken, but she insists that's far from her thinking.
Another second half run has seen the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic continue their march towards the playoffs.
Irene van Dyk has no concerns that she's further down the shooting statistics in this year's trans-Tasman league.
'This is not a job for the faint-hearted'
Dearns and Foster to lead queue for head coaching job at the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic.
Has there ever been a team that thrives on so much pressure?
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic have won a scintillating extra time game against the Queensland Firebirds.
She was one of the Magic's unsung heroes last year, but Elias Shadrock is now having to come to grips with being more well-known.
It was the toughest team talk Noeline Taurua ever had to give.
Can the Magic win the final this year?