Would the losers please get off the stage
Our netballers are distressed at the way their results at the Commonwealth Games have been characterised. Perhaps a dose of perspective might help?
Why the Silver Ferns are suddenly losing
Whatever is strangling the Silver Ferns right now is a multi-tentacled beast.
It’s a big year for... Te Paea Selby-Rickit
Te Paea Selby-Rickit has been in the sights of netball’s movers and shakers since she was a reserved 14-year-old schoolgirl.
Southby finds her smile
After riding her own emotional rollercoaster, the Silver Ferns coach is now toughening up her players – with a little help from an Olympic champion coach.
Unhappy de Bruin on a mission
Leana de Bruin has been striving to find a solution to her side’s disappointing run in the ANZ Premiership.
The Jamaican shooting the lights out down south
Jhaniele Fowler-Reid doesn’t like snow. For six months of the year, she lives in a “cosy little house” on the edge of a hotel complex in Invercargill. Her husband, a policeman, lives 13,000km away.
Vaka, Stars putting down roots in south Auckland
Almost everything in Star netball shooter Malia Vaka’s life has changed dramatically in the past year. Her name, her home, her team, her bib. Even her appreciation of her father’s love and devotion. The athletically-gifted shooter made a name...
Netball’s new dawn promises return to Kiwi way
It was a scene you wouldn’t see anywhere else in the world of professional sport. New Zealand’s top 70 netballers dossing down on mattresses, in neat rows across a marae floor.