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.
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.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic board chairman John Wiltshire wants to see the franchise move away from single-year contracting.
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.
Can the Magic win the final this year?