How do you solve the problem of no Maria?
Are the Silver Ferns ready to lose the world’s best shooter, Maria Folau, still at the top of her game?
A Silver Ferns leader in the making
She may not yet be a household name, but Silver Ferns defender Michaela Sokolich-Beatson is determined to build her own netball legacy.
The Taurua touch
Noeline Taurua is the coach who took the World Cup winning Silver Ferns from netball duds to darlings in just 11 months.
Bright new Zim Gems outshone by Silver Ferns
African nations have a habit of either shocking, or winning hearts at Netball World Cups. In Liverpool, 2019, it’s the Zimbabwe Gems.
Folau leads shooters’ big step up before World Cup
From her vantage point on a Southland farm, an Olympic basketballer can take some credit for the marked step-up of the Silver Ferns shooters on the eve of the netball World Cup.
Comeback Ferns see netball through a new lens
So how did photography and pharmacy save the sinking fortunes of two Silver Ferns? Suzanne McFadden discovers how Bailey Mes and Shannon Saunders revived their netball careers.
Will this Silver Fern be frozen out again?
If discarded Silver Ferns captain Katrina Rore is recalled into the side for netball’s World Cup, it will make headlines. If she isn’t included, ditto.
Phoenix rises from tough blow to lead the Mystics
After four weeks sidelined by concussion, Northern Mystics captain Phoenix Karaka is back on the netball court and thriving in her new role as captain.