Netball

Hurunui crowned premier champions

Hurunui beat Halswell Rugby League Club 63-50 in the North Canterbury Premier netball final.

Hurunui , a combination of players from various clubs that never trained together, took out the premier netball title.

Magic complete 2018 squad

Lenize Potgieter is returning to the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic for 2018.

Import shooter Lenize Potgieter returns, as does midcourter Ariana Cable-Dixon, giving them six of their seven 2017 starters.

New Australian netball captain named

Caitlin Bassett has been a member of the squad since 2008.

Caitlin Bassett gets the honour ahead of the Quad Series opener against England.

Fired up Ferns hit back

Katrina Grant is approaching her second year as Silver Ferns captain.

Lack of belief in Silver Ferns across ditch fuels fire for NZ captain.

Stars re-sign Silver Ferns star

The Northern Stars have retained the services of star defender Kayla Cullen.

Kayla Cullen re-commits immediate playing future fully to NZ by re-signing with the Northern Stars for 2018.

Ferns to face England at Comm Games

Maria Tutaia and the Silver Ferns will play England in pool play at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Scotland, Wales drawn in pool B with Kiwis and England.

Steel coach 'really happy' to confirm squad

Southern Steel goal shoot Jennifer O'Connell is set to get plenty of minutes in the 2018 season.

The Southern Steel netball squad has been confirmed for their 2018 premiership title defence, as they eye another successful season.

Steel's Jamaican connection continues

Malysha Kelly in action for the Southern Force in February.

The Southern Steel have continued their Jamaican connection with their latest signing as they look to defend their title in 2018.

Magic re-sign four Ferns

Monica Falkner and Whitney Souness were the two new caps in the Silver Ferns squad named on Monday.

New Silver Fern Monica Falkner is joined by Casey Kopua, Kelly Jury and Sam Sinclair in returning to the Magic for 2018.

The Pulse are up to nine

Claire Kersten, right, is getting nearer to her dream of becoming a Silver Fern.

Pulse star Claire Kersten eager to add second string to her bow.

Tactix get it right with recruitment

Tactix coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek made some bold off-season decisions.

OPINION: Optimism burns for Mainland Tactix after pleasing off-season, writes Brendon Egan.

Tactix axe midcourters

Experienced Australian shooter Kate Beveridge has joined the Mainland Tactix for 2018.

Mainland Tactix reveal three new faces in squad for 2018.

Ekenasio aiming for Gold Coast

Getting back into the Silver Ferns is the goal for shooter Ameliaranne Ekenasio.

Silver Ferns and Pulse star Ameliranne Ekenasio working hard to make Commonwealth Games.

Netball star out with exhaustion

One of Australia's star netballers, Sharni Layton is taking a leave of absence from the game due to exhaustion.

Combative Aussie defender to take leave of absence from netball, ahead of five tests against the Silver Ferns.

Netball premiership squads take shape

Phoenix Karaka, left and Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, with ball, will be playing for new teams in 2018.

With two weeks left to finalise their squads, netball writer Scott Donaldson casts his eye over the national netball premiership player movements for the 2018 season.

Sisters add experience to Steel

The Selby-Rickit sisters, Te Huinga, left, and Te Paea, will be back with the Southern Steel in 2018.

 The Southern Steel have locked in five of their 2017 final starters for their netball title defence.

Recalled Fern draws on childhood struggles

Temalisi Fakahokotau has earned a recall to the Silver Ferns after three years away from the side.

 Tears flow in Fakahokotau household as defender recalled to Silver Ferns after three years away.

Three more signings by Stars

Maia Wilson will be part of a Stars team hoping for better results in 2018.

Maia Wilson, Fa'amu Ioane and Holly Fowler will all play for the Northern Stars in 2018.

Dream realised for Souness video

Monica Falkner, left, and Whitney Souness are the two fresh faces in the Silver Ferns squad.

She sat out the 2016 season with a knee injury, but Whitney Souness fought back to make the Ferns.

Hurt Frew misses Silver Ferns

Southern Steel netball captain Wendy Frew relaxing in Te Anau contemplating a minimum six months recuperation after a ...

Steel captain Wendy Frew happy for her teammates named in trial squad, but frustrated she's not there herself.

Souness, Falkner make Ferns

Pulse midcourter Whitney Souness, left, has been selected in the Silver Ferns for the first time.

 Whitney Souness and Monica Falkner selected for Silver Ferns for first time in 16-player squad.

Pulse sign shooters

Ameliaranne Ekenasio will play for the Central Pulse in 2018.

The Central Pulse have bolstered their shooting stocks for the 2018 netball season.

Ankle hinders Karaka's Ferns hopes

Phoenix Karaka will play for her third New Zealand franchise next season.

Phoenix Karaka doesn't want an ankle injury to affect her Silver Ferns selection again.

Defensive holes for Ferns

Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby will unveil her 16 player squad on Monday in Auckland.

Whitney Souness and Monica Falkner could be possible new caps in Monday's Silver Ferns squad.

Should Crofts be in the Steel mix?

Southland netballer Hayley Crofts.

The Southern Steel have seven spots remaining on their playing roster for 2018.

Contract pulled after late call

Grace Rasmussen is moving back to the Auckland region to join the Northern Stars.

Grace Rasmussen wanted to return to the Magic, but the Silver Fern's late answer meant she had to find a new team.

Rasmussen leaves Magic

The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic won't have Grace Rasmussen among their number next season.

The Waikato-BOP Magic offered the Silver Ferns midcourter a contract, but "they just couldn't make it happen".

Wills to coach Northern Stars

Kiri Wills is the new Northern Stars netball coach.

New Zealand under-21 netball coach Kiri Wills is set to coach the Northern Stars.

Silver Ferns strive for right balance

Janine Southby has a number of big calls to make before the Silver Ferns squad is named on Monday.

Silver Ferns coach Janine Southby has to find ways to stretch experienced and young players in camp.

Tactix co-captains unwanted

Foundation player Anna Thompson isn't expected to be back at the Tactix next season.

The Mainland Tactix are staying quiet on contracting, but both co-captains look to be gone.

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