Stuff.co.nz - Netball
The Mainland Tactix have nicked a win against the Northern Stars in the national netball premiership, leading only for the final 11 seconds at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch on Wednesday night.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic will sport one dress to rule them all for one precious ANZ Premiership game in Hamilton next month.
Mainland Tactix captain Jess Maclennan (nee Moulds) has suffered her third season-ending injury in the past four years.
The Southern Steel have remained in touch with the Central Pulse at the top of the national netball premiership, beating the Northern Mystics 56-52 at ILT Stadium Southland in Invercargill on Monday night.
Teenage shooter Aliyah Dunn continued her emergence as a rising star while ensuring the Central Pulse strengthened their lead in the ANZ Premiership.
Three rounds into the ANZ Premiership season, the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic find themselves faced with a familiar opponent.
BRENDON EGAN recaps the week of netball and looks ahead to round three of the national premiership in Stuff's weekly Talking Points.
Silver Ferns defender Kelly Jury suffered a suspected dislocated shoulder as the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic lost a thriller to the Southern Steel 64-60.
Tactix netball captain Jess Maclennan faces the prospect of a third long-term injury stint within four years.
An investigation into the sending off of a Northern Stars netballer and the post-match reaction to it has commenced.
Northern Stars coach Kiri Wills is looking for a please explain for the controversial sending off of Fa'amu Ioane that cost her side a chance of a win against the Mystics.
The Northern Mystics battled to a 60-54 win over their crosstown rivals, the Stars at Trusts Arena in Auckland on Sunday.
The big question in the build up to the Mystics' game against the Stars on Sunday will be whether Maria Folau will be playing.
The first round of the national netball premiership is in the books. BRENDON EGAN looks ahead to round two, where the unbeaten Pulse and Tactix meet in the match of the round on Monday.