This World Cup’s for you, Casey Kopua
Against all odds, the Silver Ferns have won netball’s World Cup for the first time in 16 years.
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.
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.
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.
The Silver Fern who hated netball
As a kid, Jane Watson hated netball. Now the Tactix captain has notched up a century of national league matches and is a Silver Fern certainty for July’s World Cup.
Netball’s scintillating next generation of middies
The Silver Ferns’ struggles in the middle of the court could be solved by an exciting new generation of young netballers.
Netball coach’s first lifts transgender community
NZ men’s netball coach Sarah-Michelle Hansen-Vaeau believes she may be the first transgender person to coach a national sports team.
Six weeks to make the cut
The Silver Ferns coach has six ‘probables’ in her head for netball’s World Cup in July. They just don’t know who they are.